Posts by: Joe Sharpe

Competent builders required to deliver on new Government’s retrofit plans – FMB

The UK needs a retrofit revolution, but it is essential that householders feel confident in the people carrying out upgrades to their homes if the UK is to deliver the scale of rollout needed. That is according to research carried out on behalf of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), by Professor Alice Owen, University […]

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King’s Speech – Industry reaction

In the first State Opening of Parliament under this government, The King’s Speech outlined the new Labour government’s first steps and missions to rebuild Britain.  The package of bills focussed on growing the economy through better transport, more jobs and building of houses and infrastructure. Prime Minister Keir Starmer said: “Now is the time to […]

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How installers can ensure they get paid on time

Late payments can zap your financial stability. James Chillman, UK Country Manager at Fergus, shares some easy strategies to protect your cash flow and ensure you get paid promptly for your hard work.  Timely payments are the cornerstone of any thriving business, supporting everything from daily operations to material purchases and ensuring employees are paid […]

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Talon launches a range of Black Link Spacers

Talon Manufacturing has launched a range of Black Link Spacers to its range of clips. Talon’s Hinged Clips known for their robust and reliable performance; securing pipework in just one simple step, they ensure installations are effective, safe and visually appealing. Working alongside these Hinged Clips, Link Spacers are designed to maintain a uniform distance […]

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Wiring an outdoor socket – What installers need to know

Having an outdoor plug socket can be incredibly useful for a variety of reasons – from powering garden equipment and lighting to enabling the use of electric cooking appliances and entertainment systems. Installer looks at what electrical contractors need to consider in order to ensure safety, compliance and durability: Outdoor plug sockets offer homeowners numerous […]

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