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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...

Ban on fossil fuel heating to impact new homes from 2025

With climate change now a major crisis and coinciding with the release of the CCC (Climate Change Committee) report last...

New report investigates how improving an EPC will affect the price of a home

A recent study by MoneySuperMarket investigates how homeowners can look to increase the value of their property by improving their...

FOI request reveals that January is the worst month for tool theft

January is the worst month for tool theft in the year, with London suffering more than 16,700 thefts over 12...

The Plumbing Pensions Scheme is having a “devastating impact” on the industry

Fiona Hodgson, CEO at SNIPEF – Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation – gives her views on Section 75, and...

Nine top tips for driving in the rain

Drivers have been urged to take precautions if they find themselves on the roads during the downpours forecast across the...

Five things you need to know when specifying a hot water tap

As we approach a new decade, GROHE predicts that more and more renovators and first-time property buyers will be looking...

Is BOXT a distruptor? Are online boiler sales an opportunity for installers? Jo Alsop takes a look

Online boiler sales are a concern for installers but The Heating Hub’s Jo Alsop argues that while installers need to...

How to make the right impression on social media

Emma Cox,  Channel Manager – Brand & Communications at Mira Showers, examines how installers can make the most of their...