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Checkatrade Q&A responds to members’ questions about changes to the way the business works

Social media has been busy this week with comments, concerns and criticism about changes to the way Checkatrade is run....

Have price comparison websites caused an insurance shortfall in Britain’s trade industry?

Government officials have thanked an insurance industry leader for raising concerns about the effects of price comparison websites in the...

Government launches Road to Zero Strategy to cut vehicle emissions

As the government this week launches its Road to Zero Strategy with the aim of leading the world in zero-emission...

Why plumbers should enter the UK Plumber of the Year Competition – Q&A with previous winner Shaun Scott

UK Plumber of the Year 2018 has extended its deadline by a full week to allow more of Britain’s hardworking...

What’s your installer World Cup personality?

With World Cup fever sweeping the nation, Wolseley UK asks, what type of installer are you? The cool guy aka...

10 common mistakes that drivers make when leasing a van

A survey has revealed the most common mistakes made by drivers who lease their vehicles, which cost them thousands per...

5 things installers need to know about unvented cylinders

Think you know everything there is to know about unvented water cylinders? Think again. Alan Clarke, technical support manager at...

Q&A with Graham’s Ian Kenny about Women Installers Together

WIT is a full day of speakers, training and networking spearheaded by partners Stopcocks and Polypipe Building Products. Here, Hattie...

Trakm8 Prime vehicle tracking saves time and money for appliance repair company

A domestic appliance repair company says it is saving fuel and increasing productivity after investing in vehicle tracking. Lothian Domestics...

How off-grid properties can open up a new business opportunity for installers

Iain Beven, Commercial Manager for heating and renewables at Daikin UK, looks at the challenges for homes not connected to...