Tag Archives: Breaking news

Chief Executive of Capita is standing down

Andy Parker, the Chief Executive of Capita plc and the man over 400 installers emailed in protest of the CGCS...

Men are using apps to turn off heating when they go out – says new research

Men are more likely to turn the heating off when they leave the house – even when there are other...

30% of calls to installers in winter are for an update or making repeat calls about same incident

According to recent data by telephone answering service provider CALLCARE, it had revealed that the majority of calls (30%) made to utilities providers and boiler...

Impey’s 5 Top Tips for Effective Wetroom Installation

The soaring popularity of wetroom installations is set to increase in 2017. Here, Impey’s technical expert Shaun Hunt offers his...

Watch: Plumber’s girlfriend sets him up with honeytrap customer – Does he pass the test?

A plumber was set up with a honeytrap customer and secretly filmed to test his loyalty to his girlfriend. This video...

Tough new penalties for people driving while using a mobile phone introduced

Tougher penalties for drivers illegally using phones while driving have come into force today (1 march). The fixed penalty for using...

The CGCS scheme appears to have been pulled, but what does it mean for the industry?

As Capita Gas Compliance Services (CGCS) appears to have pulled the plug on its new UKAS accredited gas safety certification...

Installers celebrate victory over Capita Gas Compliance Services scheme

Capita Gas Compliance Services (CGCS) appears to have pulled the plug on its new UKAS accredited gas safety certification scheme,...

What do installers need to consider before embarking on a solar panel project?

With statistics showing that solar PV installations have increased significantly in the past twelve months, Mick Robinson – Regional Sales...

Are dangerous plumbing and gas qualifications putting the public at risk?

“Alarming” new research has come to light showing a lack of consistency in standards of gas training. Here, Dr Simon Reddy...