Simon Boyd, Managing Director of REIDsteel and Chairman of pro-Brexit Business for Britain South West, urged firms to prioritise investment following new growth figures and reports in the wake of the Bank of England’s interest rate decision.
He said: “With interest rates kept on hold and the continued weaker pound, now is the vital time for exporters to invest.
“The Bank of England has taken a more upbeat global outlook, based on better investment incentives and more competitive export opportunities.
“With growth in 2018 and 2019 forecast to be stronger than expected, businesses and especially exporters can use the time during Brexit negotiations by investing wisely and making sure they are ready to hit the ground running when we eventually leave the EU.”
Mr Boyd’s comments come before Labour […]
Multi-award winning REIDsteel has welcomed the historic moment as a once in a lifetime opportunity for the UK to confidently shape an even greater place in the world.
The 130-strong company, which has served the UK and international markets since 1919, says Article 50 also heralds the re-emergence of British Standards as the finest worldwide.
Family-owned REIDsteel, which is based in Christchurch, Dorset, is a four times winner of the Queen’s Award’s for Enterprise (International Trade).
It has the capability to design, manufacture, ship and erect entire steel buildings including their cladding and or glazing requirements anywhere in Great Britain and the world – from factory buildings in Mauritius and bridges in Africa to aircraft hangars and industrial buildings in the UK.
Boris Johnson visited REIDsteel on the Vote Leave […]
“I am fully supportive of the Government and the work it has to do, and this Budget will help prepare the grounds for a strong economy during this time.
“From a business point of view there was good news with the reduction in Corporation Tax to 17%. The support for social care is welcome although a fundamental reform of the whole system is needed in the long term.
“The rise in the National Living Wage is also welcome because we believe in a decent wage for the UK workforce.
“Low productivity is a perennial issue and some companies prefer to […]
Students swapped the classroom for our workshops on a special visit to our headquarters with Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and our local MP Chris Chope. The 17-strong party from the Twynham and the Grange schools – both local to our premises in Christchurch, Dorset – were joined by our Managing Director Simon Boyd, Chairman Tim Reid and DCCI chief executive Ian Girling as well as Portfolio Holder for Economy at Christchurch Borough Council Vicki Hallam.
We were delighted to welcome the pupils and their head teachers for a visit after we sponsored both schools to become members of DCCI’s trailblazing Young Chamber Programme to link business and education.
The pupils […]
Dodowa, Hospital No.1
The new Shai Osudoku District hospital in Dodowa is flourishing!
According to the new hospital management system, there have been almost 19000 visits, with over 1800 of those being admitted, while the maternity department has seen over 160 births.
The walkways across the site have progressed well and are now waiting delivery of the roof sheets for completion, while the emergency generators and associated fuel tank have been installed.
Terrezzo work surfaces and counters continue to be constructed within the residences and nursing stations, creating a superior finish to the kitchen areas of the residence and ward areas.
External landscaping works have progressed well with grassed and planted areas across the majority of the site, as well as the commencement of maintenance.
Significant progress continues to be made at the Dodowa District Hospital site with all internal and external works drawing to a close.
Rapid progress has also been made on the additional housing units and mothers’ hostel.
Equipment installation is ongoing across the various wards, with mains power now connected to the site.
Reidsteel are proud to have been involved with the supply of all of the buildings for the “Built To Care Ghana” project and continue to support the efforts of the NMS Infrastructure.