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How to recruit the best employees for your plumbing and heating business

John Thompson – CEO of the APHC – looks at five ways that plumbing and heating businesses can hire the best employees: Most of us are now aware that the plumbing and heating industry is facing a skills gap amongst its workforce. Research is showing that the demand for qualified plumbing and heating contractors is growing […]

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How installers can benefit from online training courses

Over the past few years, we have seen advancements in online learning with lots of training courses now being offered online. Graeme Dryden – Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the APHC – takes a look at how installers can benefit: Online courses have made regular training more accessible and below we’ll outline some advantages that […]

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Worshipful Company of Plumbers and industry organisations to champion apprenticeships at InstallerSHOW

The Worshipful Company of Plumbers (WCoP) is working with a number of trade and professional bodies to focus on Apprenticeships for the Future at this year’s InstallerSHOW, which is set to take place at the NEC, Birmingham, between 21 and 23 June. Industry organisations working alongside the WCoP include: APHC, BESA, BPEC, City & Guilds, […]

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Rising cost of materials in 2022 – What installers need to know

We have seen the price of industry materials in the UK steadily rising, with some prices reaching their highest levels in years. Plumbing fixtures, fittings and sanitaryware have been amongst some of the industry materials that have been the most affected by price increases and these rising costs are expected to continue well into the […]

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New Building Regulation Changes in 2022 – What Installers need to know

Important new Building Regulation changes will impact new homes and some existing homes from June this year – the changes being all about progressing the Government agenda in transitioning to net zero by 2050. John Thompson – CEO of the Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) – takes a look at what this means […]

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