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Plumbers see 16.6% boost in pay during February

Self-employed plumbers saw their average earnings rise by 16.6% to £1,115 per week during the last month, according to the construction industry’s biggest payroll. While the February bounce is in keeping with annual trends, the rates are 13.4% higher than the same month last year. The analysis is from Hudson Contract, the UK’s largest provider […]

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Earnings for self-employed plumbers fall in January – But sector is looking strong

Earnings for self-employed plumbers fell last month – which is traditional for the start of the year. Hudson Contract said average weekly pay was £938 during January, a fall of 6.3% on December. The company said the overall number of tradespeople on its books last month stood at 87% of pre-pandemic levels. The figure was […]

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Plumbers are earning the equivalent of an annual salary of more than £59,000 – says new research

Plumbers are earning the equivalent of an annual salary of more than £59,000, putting them into the top 6% of households by income, according to the latest figures released by Hudson Contract. Weekly earnings for self-employed plumbing contractors continued to grow last month. Analysis of July payroll data for more than 2,200 construction companies in England and […]

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