british gas

Sustainable Homes & Buildings Coalition launches ‘Home is where the Heat is’ report into decarbonising heat options in the UK

The Sustainable Homes and Buildings Coalition, consisting of Worcester Bosch, NatWest, British Gas and Shelter, has released its first comprehensive report titled ‘Home is where the Heat is’. The report ‘Home is where the Heat is’ directly engages with consumers, going into clear detail on how the UK can decarbonise homes and buildings across the […]

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Fire and Rehire – What installers need to know

“Fire and Rehire” made headlines in the heating and plumbing industry after British Gas deployed the strategy with some of its engineers in April 2021. Tina Chander – Head of Employment Law at Midlands law firm, Wright Hassall – looks at what installers need to know: “Fire and Rehire” is an employment tactic utilised by […]

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What does the British Gas “fire and rehire” strike mean for the industry?

In his latest article for Installer, heating and plumbing engineer Andy Gibbs looks at the strike from British Gas engineers over “fire and rehire” contracts: I’m pretty sure most people in the industry will have heard of the upset going on with British Gas and the so- called “fire and rehire” contracts. Some of the engineers […]

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British Gas pushes ahead with mass sacking of engineers after “fire and rehire” strike

British Gas will proceed with a mass sacking of striking gas engineers who refused to sign a new contract, which included a pay cut and other imposed changes in terms and conditions. 300-400 engineers are expected to leave the company. British Gas had come under fire on social media for “fire and rehire” notices, with […]

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British Gas workers start five day strike over ‘fire and rehire’ cuts

GMB Union members at British Gas have started a national five day strike from 7 January 2021.  The action comes after parent company Centrica said it would impose ‘fire and rehire’ cuts to workers’ pay and terms and conditions on pain of dismissal. This is what the strike at British Gas is all about. Please SHARE widely.#StopTheBritishGasFire — GMB Union (@GMB_union) January 6, 2021 GMB […]

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