Industry News

“Trusted Trader” websites slammed in BBC investigation

A BBC Inside Out investigation has cast doubt on ‘trusted trader’ websites such as Rated People and MyBuilder. The programme targeted...

Average earnings for trade apprentices set to soar above national average by 2022 – says Screwfix

New research shows a job in the trade could lead to higher wages than other career choices, and Screwfix is...

Wiseman Industries will donate a % sales of DAMBUSTER to the RAF

Wisman Industries will donate a percentage of the profits for sales of DAMBUSTER chemical drainage products, to the RAF Benevolent Fund....

British Gas owner Centrica looking to cut 4,000 jobs as profits plunge

Centrica – the utility company that owns British Gas – is looking to cut 4,000 jobs after having a “weak”...

Sparkie’s UFO-inspired “Glamping” pod appears on George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces

An inventive electrician appeared on Channel 4’s George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces with his UFO-inspired “glamping” pod. Martin Johnson, who runs his own...

Stiebel Eltron launches new LWZ ventilation unit

Heating products manufacturer Stiebel Eltron UK has launched a new industry-leading ventilation system. Developed as a space saving heat recovery...

New Makita brushless LXT tools

Makita has introduced two new versions of its popular 18v lithitum-ion Brushless LXT tools. The new Makita DJR188Z 18v Brushless...

Watersafe is urging the public to use approved plumbers after “Pink Water” incident

Homeowners and businesses are being urged to use WaterSafe-approved plumbers after a fruit farm was fined thousands for contaminating the...

NICEIC launches free student scheme

NICEIC has launched a new student membership scheme to offer greater support to the electricians of the future. The scheme...

Graham goes more green with new hybrid delivery vehicle

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant is going more green with the introduction of a new hybrid delivery vehicle, which will reduce the...