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What’s the difference between a boiler “safety check” and a “service”?

Getting a gas boiler inspected on an annual basis by a Gas Safe registered engineer is key to maintaining boiler...

Top 10 counties which get the most plumbing complaints revealed

New research from WaterSafe has revealed the counties which top a complaints list about plumbing trades.  The research by the...

Number of drink-drive casualties reaches four-year high

UK road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has called on communities to join the fight against drink-driving, as government figures show...

5 reasons why installers should opt for a hot water cylinder

For many properties, particularly those with more than one bathroom, even bigger combi boilers may not be able to meet...

10 top tips for staying cool in a van with no air con

Van drivers who are busy at work this summer are being advised on how they can keep cool in their...

Majority of motorists are now open to the idea of owning an electric vehicle

Electric vehicles are poised for a breakthrough as an overwhelming majority of British motorists are now open to the idea of...

The Apprenticeship Levy – What installers need to know

Neil Collishaw – Head of Innovation and Development at BPEC-  looks at some of the common questions that have been by...

10 ways to make a full tank of fuel go further

Tradespeoplare being advised of the ways they could drive more economically to conserve expensive fuel. As the cost of fuel...

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...