Screwfix

Screwfix opens 900th store

Screwfix has celebrated the opening of its 900th store in the UK and Ireland, marking a new milestone for the business which continues to grow. The 900th store recently opened its doors in Nottingham – Bilborough, bringing Screwfix’s ultimate convenience even closer to local tradespeople and providing another hub for the award-winning Screwfix Sprint service, […]

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Heating engineers shares his easy energy-efficiency tips

A recent survey from Screwfix found that more than half (54%) of all jobs being carried out by UK tradespeople over the past year have had an energy saving focus. John Cruickshank, Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2023 finalist and Owner of Cruickshank Plumbing, shares the energy efficiency questions his customers are asking: When it comes to […]

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Screwfix launches ‘Trade Link’ to help tradespeople hire an apprentice

Screwfix has launched Trade Link to promote the wealth of careers available in the trades. Trade Link is a dedicated hub on Screwfix’s website offering advice and support to tradespeople on how they can support the next generation to go into the trades.Supporting its more than 11m customers, Trade Link offers simple guidance on how tradespeople […]

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Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2024 opens for entries

Screwfix is continuing its mission to uncover the very best trade apprentices across the UK and Ireland, by officially launching its much-coveted Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2024 competition. Celebrating the tenth year of Screwfix Trade Apprentice, this year’s champion will receive the title, and a career-boosting trade bundle worth £10,000, including £5,000 of tools, a £3,000 […]

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More than half of jobs carried out by UK tradespeople are focussed on energy-saving

Against the ongoing cost of living crisis, a Screwfix survey has found more than half (54%) of all jobs being carried out by UK tradespeople over the past year have had an energy-saving focus, up by a third when compared to 2022. More than 400 tradespeople took part in the survey, with 86% saying that […]

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