Register of Tradeswomen

How can we achieve a better gender balance in the trade?

Hattie Hasan MBE – Founder of Stopcocks Women Plumbers – looks at what can be done to achieve balance in an overwhelmingly unbalanced industry: There’s no way in any universe that what we have in skilled trades now could be described as “in balance”. The proportion of women is around 6% where we’re well represented, […]

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Register of Tradeswomen launched – Interview with Hattie Hasan MBE

The Register of Tradeswomen has launched, a not-for-profit company which links householders with tradeswomen across the UK. Covering a range of trades including plumbers, heating engineers and electricians, all tradeswomen are fully verified and insured. The initiative came from Hattie Hasan MBE, founder of Stopcocks Women Plumbers, and InstallerMERIT recipient 2019. Installer caught up with […]

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We need safe working practises for tradespeople, not “no jab, no job” – Says Hattie Hasan MBE

Safe working practises for tradespeople are better than “no jab, no job” knee-jerk reactions, says Stopcocks founder Hattie Hasan MBE. Some plumbing companies have announced they will require operatives to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to continue working, but Stopcocks Women Plumbers founder Hattie Hasan MBE believes that while we’re all waiting for the […]

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