Highbridge, Somerset-based RT Keedwell Holdings boosted its pre-tax profit almost 25-fold in the year to 31 October 2012, reporting pre-tax profit of £198,000 compared to just £8,000 the previous year as it recovered from a serious downturn in the construction sector. Turnover at the group, which includes RT Keedwell, K&J Logistics, Ken Jones Transport and Jays Logistics as well as K&W Brick Haulage, remained almost unchanged at £53.3m. Commenting on the results, group commercial director Jon White said the recovery […]
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Proposals to grant business groups the power to challenge unfair payment terms on behalf of their members are being considered by the government.
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