Wolseley profits rise 8%

Leamington based heating, plumbing and building materials firm Wolseley has seen growth in both revenue and profits in the UK.

Wolseley set to leave UK

Wolseley, the world's largestbuilders merchant is to join the list of firms switching their headquarters out of the UK for tax reasons.

Wolesley add new regional directors

Build Center,part of the Heavyside division of Wolseley UK, has appointed two new regional trading directors to drive the business forward following a reorganisation of the regional structure.

Wolesley cheers markets

Builders merchant distributor Wolseley says it will beat market expectations for the full year.

Wolesley appoints UK MD

Wolseley has appointed Steve Ashmore as UK managing director.

Wolseley still cautious after profit fall

Builders merchant Wolseley says its profits fell 34%in the first half.

Wolseley makes board changes

Building materials giant Wolseley has announced the following board changes:

Wolseley wins Norfolk contract

Wolseley pulls out of Ireland

Building materials Wolseley revealed today that it is to pull out of Ireland.

Wolseley awarded Buying Solutions Framework Agreement

Wolseley has been awarded a Framework Agreement for ‘Building Materials & Associated Managed Services’ by Buying Solutions, the national procurement partner for UK public services.

Wolseley joins building coalition

Wolseley has become an official supporter of the Get Britain Building campaign.

Wolesley reports drop in profits

Building materials group Wolseley has reported a 50%fall in first quarter profits.

Wolseley complete first sustainable house

Wolseley celebrated the completion of the first ‘Wolseley House’ with an official launch at BuildStore’s National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon.

Wolseley backs HSE campaign

All of Wolseley’s UK businesses including Build Center, Plumb Center and Parts Center will again be showing their support for the HSE’s Asbestos ‘The Hidden Killer’ campaign which begins today and runs for four weeks.

Wolseley posts large loss

Building materials firm Wolseley has recorded a pre-tax loss of £766m in 2009.

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