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A look at the latest home automation trends

With smart home technology a key talking point for the heating and plumbing industry, Rhian Bartlett – Trading Director at...

Oil boilers will NOT be excluded from the next phase of the Energy Company Obligation scheme (ECO3)

The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced that oil boilers will not be excluded from the...

More than 6,000 electrical contractors witness NICEIC and ELECSA’s live cinema event

More than 6,000 electricians from across the UK flocked to Europe’s largest ever electrical conference. NICEIC and ELECSA’s live cinema...

Shocking new stats show 1 in 5 people would only get their gas appliance checked if it breaks down

Shocking new stats from the Gas Safe Register reveal that one in five people (19%) would only consider getting their gas...

Installers’ Union responds to Richard Harpin’s Checkatrade update

Installers’ Union, a group of thousands of heating and plumbing engineers working to improve the industry, has responded to Richard...

Checkatrade Q&A responds to members’ questions about changes to the way the business works

Social media has been busy this week with comments, concerns and criticism about changes to the way Checkatrade is run....

Richard Harpin provides a Checkatrade update following social media comments from members

In an open letter on the Checkatrade Facebook page, Richard Harpin provides an update on changes to the way the...

6 reasons why stainless steel heat exchangers are the best for modern boilers

There are many parts to a condensing gas boiler, yet one of the most essential in terms of energy efficiency...

Company fined £12,000 after worker developed asthma from decades of soldering

A design and manufacturing company has been fined after an employee carrying out soldering works developed occupational asthma. Basingstoke Magistrates’...

Expert Trades is launching “Verified” – the new directory that’s free for the trades

Expert Trades is launching “Verified”, a new FREE trade directory with no subscription fee and no lead fees. Verified has been...