Author Archives: jsharpe

Is the industry ready to embrace hydrogen as a replacement for fossil fuels?

Darran Smith, Technical Manager at Alpha Heating Innovation, takes a look at whether the industry is ready to embrace hydrogen...

Top 20 bathroom nightmares revealed

New research from Triton Showers has revealed the top 20 issues that couples are most likely to see red about...

Announcement: Mandatory Electrical Safety Checks in The Private Rented Sector

The NAPIT Trade Association are delighted that draft regulations have now been laid before Parliament to ensure all PRS properties...

On Tinder? Research shows that men with “plumber” in their profile get more matches

A new study has revealed that men working in the trade who add a profession to their Tinder profile can...

Toolstation celebrates opening 400th branch in Balham

On Friday 24th January, Toolstation celebrated a significant milestone – opening its 400th branch on the Zennor Trade Park in...

How to be a great employer and retain your staff – 5 top tips for small businesses

Mark Krull from Logic4training gives tips to small business owners on retaining their staff in 2020 – a vital ingredient...

HiKOKI Power Tools launches Hi5 FIVE year extended warranty

HiKOKI Power Tools has announced the Hi5 FIVE year extended warranty on its 18V and 36V (Multi Volt) brushless cordless...

We need to improve the energy efficiency of existing homes now – warns TrustMark

Improving the energy efficiency and reducing the carbon emissions of our nation’s homes is one of the major ways to...

Worst excuses for late Self Assessments revealed

With the  2018/19 Self Assessment deadline looming, HMRC has issued its list of the top unreasonable excuses it has received...

OFTEC urges industry to clamp down on fraudulently using logos

With the heating season now in full swing, OFTEC is underlining the serious problem of businesses fraudulently using the OFTEC...