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Swarfega is raising awareness of occupational skin disorders for Global Handwashing Day

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of frequent, effective handwashing as one...

How mental health can affect tradespeople working on the tools

Employers in the trade sector are being urged to make changes in the workplace on this year’s World Mental Health...

Excluding oil heating for off-grid households could seriously affect the fuel poor – says OFTEC

OFTEC has submitted a strong response to Government’s recent Fuel Poverty Strategy for England consultation, outlining how fuel poor households...

Top tips to increase your van’s security

Vans often contain valuable items such as tools and other expensive cargo, a fact of which thieves are very aware....

80% of households would be confident buying plumbing and heating items, without consulting an installer

The home improvement sector has known for some time that homeowner confidence to purchase products more typically associated with the...

Why installers should add water softeners to their offering

Kevin Ray, H&V Portfolio Manager at BEAMA, busts some common myths about water softeners. Many homeowners rely on their installer...

September set to break record for MOT failures

This month is set to break the record for MOT failures with the prospect of over two million vehicles failing...

Top tips for installers to build stronger relationships with their customers

Steve Lister – Sales & Marketing Director for Worcester Bosch – discusses why trust between installers and homeowners is key...

The importance of specifying products correctly

Paul McGuire, Associate Channel Manager at Mira Showers, explains the importance of specifying products correctly when it comes to meeting...

What is the role of heating engineers in reaching net-zero by 2050?

Richard Lowes – Research Fellow at University of Exeter – takes a look at the role that heating engineers will...