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Should installers be worried about manufacturers buying installation companies?

Heating Engineer and Installer columnist Andy Gibbs looks at whether the role of the local installer could be a risk as the UK attempts to roll out mass-market heat pumps: Recently I noticed that a large heat pump manufacturer has purchased a fairly large installation company, which happens to be in my area. They boast a total […]

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Limited Company vs Sole Trader

In his exclusive column, heating engineer Andy Gibbs takes a look at how installers set up their businesses, and which he prefers: It’s an interesting one this. You see, I always thought that as a registered gas engineer, even if you work alone, you more or less must be a Limited Company. There’s a whole […]

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Watch business support sessions on-demand

InstallerFESTIVAL: Trends for 2021 took place between 16-20 November 2020 and included virtual sessions hosted by a range of top industry names. One recurring theme was business support – specifically how installers can grow and develop their business as we head towards 2021. Here, we’ve rounded up three sessions designed to support you and your […]

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