Industry News

British Gas pays out £2.65million over invalid exit fees and overcharging

British Gas has paid £2.65 million in refunds, compensation and redress after an Ofgem investigation found it misinformed customers by...

Revealed: New research shows how the public find reliable tradespeople

Homeowners need trusted tradespeople for a wide range of maintenance and improvement jobs.  A new report from Eureka Research highlights that...

Win a flue gas analyser kit during Gas Safety Week

This Gas Safety Week (17-23 September), the Gas Safe Register is launching a new competition, open to all Gas Safe...

Almost one in three MPs support the Aldous Bill, which looks to reform cash retentions in the construction industry

207 MPs, that’s almost one in three, now support the Aldous Bill which looks to secure support for reforming cash...

The industry has a “collective responsibility to provide easy access to gas safety training” – says Liberate Acadamy

Frank Holmes ACS Manager at The Liberate Academy discusses how the industry has a collective responsibility to provide easy access...

Rogue trader jailed for lying about being NICEIC registered

A rogue trader from Lanarkshire Scotland was sentenced to prison after falsely claiming to be NICEIC registered. The man from...

OSO Hotwater cylinder donated to Heroes of Heat charity install

An OSO Hotwater cylinder is guaranteed to be put to good use, as it’s been donated to the Heroes of...

Homeowners encouraged to burn the right fuel in fight against pollution

The government’s plans to cut harmful pollution from domestic burning have been set out in a consultation. The plans highlight...

New Hometree company threatens to “disrupt the boiler and home services industry”

Another company is threatening to disrupt the boiler and home services industry.  Over the last two years, the heating and plumbing...

Less than half of Brits are comfortable doing DIY

A survey  has revealed that fewer than half of the nation feel confident enough to undertake DIY projects around the...