UK daytime heating up 14% due to COVID-19

UK homes saw their daytime heating increase 14% this winter in comparison to the previous winter, according to a new study from tado°. Despite financial and environmental savings made with less driving, home energy bills have gone up as heating use has increased. The study sampled approximately 65,000 UK and 300,000 European homes. It found that […]

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HSE publishes guidance for Gas safety during the coronavirus outbreak

HSE has published guidance for landlords, gas engineers and clinically vulnerable (shielded) tenants. HSE has published information on gas safety with an overview of the guidance during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for: Landlords Registered gas engineers Clinically vulnerable (shielded) tenants Landlords Landlords have a legal duty to repair and maintain gas pipework, flues and appliances, do […]

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Shortage of post lockdown work is key concern for heating technicians

As UK lockdown eases, most heating technicians are returning to the tools but over three quarters are concerned about a lack of work, according to a new survey from OFTEC. Of over 800 registered technicians questioned, half (51%) do not have the usual number of enquiries coming in while 21% are worried about the low […]

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Small businesses cry out for government help

The government response to a petition signed by more than 54,000* small business directors of Limited companies is woefully inadequate and suggests a complete lack of understanding of a Director’s plight. Worse, it’s as though Directors are being penalised for past successes, which is totally contrary to the government’s pledge to support entrepreneurial businesses and […]

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