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David Salisbury Company Blog

You will find articles on some of our projects as well as news about the company. There are also some random musings from David.

New Brochure Arrives

We finally took delivery of 10,000 copies of our new brochure. Although it took longer than planned (they always do) the timing was perfect. We had just 20 copies of the old brochure left.

Posted under 'Company' by David on Saturday, 26 May, 2012

Record Conservatory Sales

This is great news for the company and will set us fair for the rest of the year.

Posted under 'Company' by David on Wednesday, 9 May, 2012


owners with champagne in their garden room

We recently carried out a survey of our past customers by sending out a questionnaire both online and by letter. To encourage people to take part we organised a draw for a case of champagne and everyone who replied was entered. This was no ordinary case of champagne but a hand picked assortment

Posted under 'Competitions' by David on Wednesday, 25 April, 2012

Another Milestone - The Audit

The passing of a year is marked by many milestones from Christmas and Birthdays to the more prosaic. On this occasion it is the annual Audit meeting to sign off the accounts.

Posted under 'Company' by David on Wednesday, 28 March, 2012

VAT on Extensions to Listed Buildings

Not the best news for this sector. The building industry as a whole was lobbying for a reduction of VAT on property extensions (new buildings are already zero rated). The argument was that this would help kick start construction which remains subdued after the 2008 crash.

Clearly that one was lost and the imposition of VAT on alterations to listed buildings will have the opposite effect – tending to slow construction activity. I notice that the notes accompanying the budget say that this will have a minimal macroeconomic effect.

Posted under 'Comment' by David on Tuesday, 27 March, 2012