CM Downton has won a £15m contract from Bibby Distribution, transporting goods for insulation manufacturer Isover UK. The five-year deal with the Saint Gobain-owned company will see Downton store and transport goods from Isover’s Runcorn factroy, just 400m away from Downton’s own site. Management, transport and warehouse staff from Bibby, six in total, have been transferred to CM Downton and the operator took full control of the operation in May this year. It also took ownership of 20 Isover-branded trailers. […]
The government’s apprenticeship levy will come into force in April 2017. This means in just four months, companies with a payroll of £3m or more will be paying 0.5% of that cost into a pot, which UK businesses will be able to draw from for staff training.
CM Downton is opening a new office and warehouse following growth this year.
CM Downton delivered the 888,246 ceramic poppies on display at the Tower of London, each representing a British or Commonwealth soldier who died in the Great War.