International Women’s Day

HETAS showcases industry women for International Women’s Day

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #BreakTheBias. To celebrate, HETAS  showcases some of the women within an industry that is traditionally seen as male-dominated: As an employer, HETAS is proud to support women, and feel that the only way to make progress is to continue highlighting all voices in the industry. Both […]

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78% of tradeswomen have faced discrimination at work

New research has found that 78% of tradeswomen face discrimination in their role, most frequently encountering negative comments and harassment. The research, carried out by On the Tools to mark International Women’s Day, surveyed 474 tradeswomen across the UK to uncover what it’s like to work in construction in 2022. As part of the report, […]

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Webinar: How can we address the industry’s skill gap for the future?

Last month saw International Women’s Day (IWD) and the theme for 2021 was #ChooseToChallenge. To choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality, and to choose to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements. Resideo, like many other companies around the world, celebrated the day both internally and externally. And one of our next […]

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Why more needs to be done to support the next generation of women into the industry

This International Women’s Day Kirsty Thomas, Liberty’s Business Performance Change Manager, talks about the challenges she has faced on the road to success and why more needs to be done to support the next generation of women into the industry: According to British Gas, just six per cent of the industry’s workforce is female and […]

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Women in Heating: Jess Queenan at Baxi

On International Women’s Day, Jess Queenan – Service Engineer at Baxi – shares her experiences of working in the plumbing and heating industry: Why did you decide on this career? When I left school, I didn’t know for certain what I wanted to do, but faced with having to choose a career, I ended up […]

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