Signs Now News

Keep up to date with the latest Signs Now news.

  • Signs Now is Recruiting!

    Signs Now is growing quickly and so we are on the lookout for a new recruit to add to our dynamic team.

    1. Lead Sign Installer - Wolverhampton 

    We are looking for a Lead Sign Installer to head up a two-man fitting crew. You will have experience of fitting outdoors and you will be accustomed to being in charge of the installation project. Signage experience is preferable but not essential. Preference is also given to people with qualifications in CSCS card, PASMA and IPAF - but training will be given where these qualifications are lacking

  • Sign Falling Down on Grandmother

    For the professional sign maker the bane of our lives are those sign people who fit signs without proper training or the proper materials. There are occasions when a client will tell us that they have been quoted a much cheaper price for their sign. We do advise the client to take great care with these "low ball" quotes and to check out that sign supplier very carefully.

    In this case a heavy sign fell on to a 80 year old grandmother who was walking underneath at the wrong time. The matter was investigated by Cornwall Council who concluded that the sign was poorly fitted.

  • LED Guarantees for Signs Now Customers

    Signs Now and BALT LED

    A meeting was recently held between members of the Signs Now sales team and BALT LED, suppliers of LED components for our illuminated signs, to agree on different types of LEDs for a variety of applications.

    As a result of an excellent working relationship, we have agreed on a 5 year guarantee on parts and labour to pass on to our customers.

  • New Health & Safety Poster Requirement Comes Into Force

    The display of a new Health & Safety Law Poster, available but not mandatory to display for the last 5 years, will become a legal requirement in a matter of weeks.

    The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) first introduced the Health & Safety Law Poster and leaflet in 1999. Under the Health and Safety information for Employees Regulations (HSIER) employers are required to either display the poster in a prominent location or provide each employee with the leaflet.

  • Owners of signs Beware!

    A recent landmark court case has highlighted the onerous legal duties imposed on property owners who have signs installed on their properties and on the sign makers who make and fit the signs.

    In this tragic case a large wooden sign was blown off a London building and hit a woman who was walking past the building at the time. This poor woman was hospitalised in intensive care for 5 weeks and required brain surgery. She is no longer able to work.

  • New Flashy Corporate Signs For Middlemarch Office Park

    Signs Now were tasked by Middlemarch Office Park in Coventry who wanted new corporate signs for the business park. Middlemarch Office Park offers an attractive selection of contemporary business accommodation located in the heart of an established business area. Set amidst carefully landscaped mature gardens surrounding a picturesque lake this newly refurbished workspace offers unrivalled facilities and on-site car parking.

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