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New Checkatrade campaigns urge young people to consider trades careers

Checkatrade has launched two campaigns aimed at encouraging young people into the trades, after figures revealed a growing interest in careers such as carpentry, plumbing and electrics.   A campaign called ‘Get In the Game’ will gamify the industry by reimagining tradespeople in superhero gaming skins, turning tasks like wiring, brickwork and carpentry into ‘point of […]

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How tradespeople should handle late payments

A new survey by Toolstation has revealed the etiquette pet peeves of both tradespeople and their clients. The survey identified the top peeves of Tradespeople. These included: 46% voted for clients not paying on time 35% voted for clients attempting to reduce the agreed payment 33% voted for when client had not cleaned the work […]

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What is deterring aspiring female trade talent?

Melanie Waters, Managing Director, Trade-Up, takes a look at how the industry can attract more women into the trade: Construction and trades are a compelling and achievable option for new career seekers – whether they be adult learners, career switchers, or young adults looking to gain skills in a manual role. The industry is hungry […]

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Graham partners with Checkatrade for exclusive offer

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has joined forces with Checkatrade to offer an exclusive membership offer to its customers. Graham Account holders who sign up to Checkatrade will now receive their first three months membership for free on either a rolling or fixed term 12-month contract – which equates to a saving of £285. To celebrate the […]

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Checkatrade offers free affiliate membership until the end of 2020

In the uncertain months ahead, Checkatrade wants to help you prepare your business ready for the stronger trading periods, which will inevitably come. Checkatrade wants to make sure that customers have access to credible trades with the highest reputations, which is why they’re offering free* affiliate membership with us until the end of 2020. In […]

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