Barbour ABI Teams Up with Speedy to Assist Members

Barbour ABI has teamed up with Speedy the UK's leading provider of equipment rental and support services, to offer a ground breaking members only service, called Speedy Assist.

Cheshire, United Kingdom, April 17, 2011 --( Designed for trades people and small and medium sized contractors, this new service is expected to save members up to £1,400 within the first year, on a wide range of products and services.

Speedy have teamed up with a variety of carefully selected partners to provide more than just equipment rental, including; sales leads, insurance, training discounts, mobile phone deals and consultancy services.

Speedy Assist will support members in winning work, cutting costs and help improve their ability to comply with growing regulation and provide access to training.

Barbour ABI will be providing sales leads under the umbrella of Speedy Assist, offering new business finder opportunities in the form of weekly project information based on local tenders below £250k.

John Byrne, Product Development Director and head of Speedy Assist, says: “SMEs are the backbone of the UK’s industry and very important to us, if we can help maximise their potential it’s good for all of us.

“We have worked with leading industry suppliers and listened to our customers to introduce a market-leading initiative which gives a range of specifically selected member benefits, including discounts on first class products, and the assistance they need to ensure they have the best chance at winning more work.”

Brendan Langridge, Head of Sales at Barbour ABI says: “This collaboration is extremely important to us, we’ve been successfully working with Speedy for some time now, and our industry knowledge spans over 70 years. Now that Speedy Assist has come to fruition, we are looking forward to helping many more key industry professionals secure the future for their businesses.”

Barbour ABI reports on every new building project in the UK, enhancing planning application and public tender information at each stage of the construction lifecycle. Barbour ABI has provided industry leading services to the construction community since the 1930’s.

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Anne Kelly