trades

Tackling the ‘silent pandemic’ threatening construction

Amid rising rates of suicide and mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, many large construction firms have stepped up to boost mental health support for their employees. Paul Reeve, Director of CSR at electrotechnical trade body ECA, highlighted the magnitude of the problem faced by the industry: “On average, two construction workers take their […]

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UK fleets return to pre-Covid19 activity levels

Research conducted by Quartix, a leading global supplier of vehicle tracking systems, shows UK fleet activity levels returning to normal, following the covid-19 national lockdown period. The UK-based vehicle tracking company provides over 17,500 businesses worldwide with real-time GPS fleet tracking and has been able to closely monitor its customer base during the global pandemic. […]

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Forget personal trainers – Tradespeople are the healthiest workers in the UK

Good news – Tradespeople are the healthiest workers in the UK, according to new research. The survey of 2,014 UK adults by IronmongeryDirect revealed that those working in the trades such as, plumbing, construction, and electrical installation are the healthiest workers in the UK. Due to the nature of their job, a tradesperson is active […]

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