Changes at Checkatrade – The Big Interview with Richard Harpin

A social media storm greeted changes to the way Checkatrade is run, following a takeover from HomeServe owner Richard Harpin, so Installer headed to the West Sussex HQ, to get your questions answered. Securing new work is a top priority for all tradespeople. A lot of our readers own or work for local businesses, and […]

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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 Harpin’s update about the way Checkatrade is run. Checkatrade is owned by emergency repair business HomeServe, and this week the trusted tradesperson site has faced a backlash on social media from its members over a […]

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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. The trusted tradesperson website is now owned by emergency repair business HomeServe, and Checkatrade members feared that their leads would be funneled to HomServe. In a post on the Checkatrade Facebook page, Richard Harpin – CEO […]

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HomeServe embarks on largest ever apprentice recruitment drive

HomeServe, is recruiting 30 new apprentices over the next six weeks – ten new gas engineers and 20 new plumbing and drainage engineers. The Walsall-based company is embarking on its biggest ever apprentice recruitment drive to support an increasing number of Customers based across the UK. The new apprentices are being recruited to support Customer […]

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HomeServe launches new Gas Development Academy

Home assistance provider, HomeServe, has launched a new Gas Development Academy which will provide career opportunities for its network of plumbing and drainage engineers to train as fully qualified gas engineers, as well as achieving Gas Safe status. The launch of the new academy marks HomeServe’s ongoing commitment to career development and investment in multi-skilling […]

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