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DGB Business: A Lehman Brothers Moment Is Looming For Deutsche Bank

I am sure many of us will remember the calamitous moment when Lehman Brothers, the 150 year old bank that was a fundamental corner stone [...]

Last Chance To Nominate In This Year’s National Fenestration Awards

The nominations deadline for this year's National Fenestration Awards is 10pm tonight. This has been the longest nominations phase in the NFAs history, and it [...]

Sales People Should Spend Time Fitting And Vice Versa

I'm a big believer in that the more you learn and the more experiences you have, the better you become. That applies very much in [...]

Why I Chose A Verandah Over A New Glazed Extension

I have recently published two articles which is charting the progress of my own home improvement project. You can read Part One here and Part [...]

There May Be No More Industry Consolidation This Year

This is one of those articles where you attempt to predict one thing, and then fairly soon you get proved wrong! It's been a little [...]

DGB Guides

A place for all Top 5 and Top 10 posts, including guides, advice articles and how-to’s. LIVE NOW!

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DGB Sites

A new industry resource curating some of the most useful and influential sites in the sector.

Coming Oct 3rd

DGB Consumer

The newly revamped place on DGB for consumers looking for advice, FAQs and information on the UK window and doors industry.

Coming Nov 1st

EU Referendum 2016

BREXIT & EU REFERENDUM

UK Votes To Leave EU

The UK has voted to leave the EU. Initial reaction and thoughts on perhaps the most dramatic economic and political shift to happen to the country since World War 2. Click “EXPLORE” to keep up to date on DGB with what Brexit means for the UK window and door industry.

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Post-Brexit Poll – The Results

A poll was held recently on DGB to find out how business in the fenestration sector in the UK have performed since the vote to leave the EU. These are the results.

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Brexit: UK Economic Apocalypse Didn’t Happen

Two and a half months on from perhaps the most momentous vote taken in over 40 years, the British economy, despite apocalyptic predictions from almost [...]

Elephants In The Room

In a continuation of the Brexit debate and the ramifications for our industry and the wider economy, MD of Deceuninck UK weighs in on the [...]

Brexit: Business As Usual For FIT Show Post Brexit Vote As Exhibition Looks To Build International Audience

As expected, as the days and weeks zip on by, and with the political landscape of the UK seemingly changing on a daily basis, business [...]

Brexit And Bust?

I'm very happy to publish this exclusive article for DGB on the immense issue that is Brexit, by Mike Rigby from construction and home improvement [...]

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HOW MUCH SHOULD A COMPOSITE DOOR COST?

The composite door industry has become one of the largest and most competitive sectors within the UK window and door market. So how much should a good one cost?

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Window Tech Trade excited about Residence Collection opportunities

Window Tech Trade has done very well with Residence 9 (R9), and is delighted to offer Residence 7 (R7) as a stunning new option. The [...]

Record Order Intake For Universal Arches

During the course of September 2016, shaped and arched frame specialist, Universal Arches, experienced a record order intake of 350 frames in just three days, [...]

Promotions within Window Ware to help deliver continual customer excellence

Major UK distributor Window Ware, has announced role changes within its Senior Management Team. Sarah Binns, who was previously Marketing Manager, is now Head of [...]

Solidor double finalist at G16 Awards

Solidor has reached the finals of the G-Awards for two categories. The manufacturer of the most secure composite door you can buy has been shortlisted [...]

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THREE REASONS WHY FLUSH IS THE FUTURE

Flush window products are being adopted by the industry and home owners alike. These are three reasons why flush windows are the future.

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About Glass News

Glass News has become one of the most liked and respected print press publications in the UK window and door industry. It is also the only newspaper in the industry. Circulation is: 11,000 posted directly to businesses, 4,000 stocked in trade counters across the UK, 15,000 electronically, as well as a weekly mailer, also reaching 15,000.

About Fenestra Build

Fenestra Build, through it’s vast data and information resource, distributes to 50,000 contacts, spanning architects, specifiers, builders, contractors, home improvement companies, fitters and fabricators – all related to the window & door industry.

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REVIEW: 2016 FIRST HALF

As we head into the second half of 2016, we look back at what was a tumultuous first six months for our industry. Click below to read more.

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R E V I E W S

Review: August 2016

Review: July 2016

P E R S O N A L  C O L U M N

Posts on something other than glazing

Personal Column: TeamGB – A Sporting Force

Wow, what an Olympics TeamGB is having at Rio! I am writing this the morning after watching Laura Trott dominate the Omnium to win Gold [...]

Personal Column: Tax Story Demonstrates Attitude Towards Wealthy People

This week has seen a fevered attack on the Prime Minister which has seen him publish his personal tax summaries to try and defuse what [...]

Personal Column: The PM Gets Paid £143,462 And I’m OK With That

MP's and the Prime Minister have taken a lot of flack in recent years, perhaps even more than poor old double glazing sales reps! Perhaps [...]

Plummeting Oil: Good For Some, But Not All

The commodity route has continued in recent days, with iron ore prices at decade lows. Mining shares are crashing, with Anglo American shedding a staggering [...]

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