Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2021 competition is open for entries

The Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2021 competition is open for entries. The annual award is returning for its 7th year, to celebrate the next generation of tradespeople as they aim for recognition at the start of their chosen careers. One talented individual will be named as Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2021 and will receive a career-boosting prize package […]

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Mental health and sustainable technologies are top priorities for trade apprentices

Workplace mental health and sustainable technologies were top of the list when apprentices were asked what issues mattered most for them. John Mewett, CEO at Screwfix, explains more: As part of 2020’s Screwfix Trade Apprentice competition, we heard from eager and ambitious construction trade apprentices. We asked them to share their thoughts around the issues […]

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Tradespeople reporting strong levels of work – Says new research

UK tradespeople are reporting strong levels of work activity in the first half of 2020 despite the Coronavirus pandemic. According to research undertaken independently on behalf of Screwfix, 88% of the plumbers, electricians, builders and carpenters questioned in Screwfix’s Trade Pulse* index, said they are working at the moment, with 72% in work through lockdown […]

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Kingfisher plc (which includes B&Q and Screwfix) provides £1 million worth of vital PPE equipment and funding for health services across Europe.

Kingfisher, the home improvement retailer whose businesses include B&Q and Screwfix, is committed to supporting communities and governments to manage the Covid-19 pandemic. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical for frontline healthcare workers. There is a global peak in demand, but by ringfencing stock and using our international supply chain, we can help bring essential PPE […]

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PipeSnugs will be available in Screwfix branches nationwide from September

PipeSnug has announced it will be available in Screwfix from September. The distribution deal ensures the in demand PipeSnug product will be available for the trade to order nationwide. The Screwfix distribution marks another important milestone for the company, which was founded just three years ago by bricklayer and builder Chris Burdett and his business […]

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