Half of UK plumbers experience mental health problems due to work

Half (50%) of UK plumbers experience mental health problems due to work-related issues, a new study has found.  The research, commissioned by IronmongeryDirect, found that 63% experience some form of mental health problem, such as stress, anxiety or depression, at least once a week. Money worries cause the most stress, with 42% of builders blaming financial situations […]

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Plumbers face more delayed payments than any other trade

UK tradespeople are seeing over £1,000 of payments per year withheld by customers following a completed job, with plumbers facing more delayed payments than any other trade. The research, conducted by IronmongeryDirect, found that an average £1,062 is owed to tradies across the UK. A third (33%) said they were waiting for over £1,000 from customers for completed jobs, whilst nearly one in […]

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Installer hosts Room 102 during InstallerSCOTLAND/NI FESTIVAL

As part of InstallerSCOTLAND/NI FESTIVAL, Installer was joined by five installers for Room 102 – the place where plumbers flush away their pet peeves forever. On Tuesday 27 October at 7pm, Installer’s Head of Content Joe Sharpe is joined by Stewarty Martin (Gasfit Plumbing & Heating) and Mike Stuart (W & M Stuart Ltd). And […]

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Installers involved with InstallerFESTIVAL sessions – Part one

Installer has hosted two InstallerFESTIVALS, plus a NetZeroFESTIVAL so far in 2020. As part of these, there have been a wide range of webinars, including product launches, training sessions, virtual pub quizzes, competitions, installation demos, interviews, roundtable discussions and more. But what really makes these virtual get togethers great is the involvement we have from […]

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Government missed vital opportunity to save water says Unified Water Label

The government has missed an ideal opportunity to help homeowners save water, reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions, so says Yvonne Orgill, MD at the Unified Water Label. Yvonne said, “It is disappointing that water efficient and energy-saving bathroom products, such as taps, showers and WC’s did not feature in the details of the Green […]

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