What is the future for heating and plumbing merchants?

In his exclusive Unfiltered column for Installer, Tim Pollard looks at the recent changes for heating and plumbing merchants, and what the future may hold: The merchanting industry has certainly had an eventful couple of years. I joined the industry some 33 years ago at the start of the rise of the ‘Big 3’. In those […]

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Should installers be shopping global or local? – Tim Pollard Unfiltered

In his exclusive column for Installer, Tim Pollard takes a look at supply chain issues, and encourages installers to shop local.  My goodness, every time I come around to write this article we see yet further developments which are surprising, to say the least. Now there would appear to be supply chain issues affecting all […]

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Closure of Green Homes Grant the latest “horror story” – Tim Pollard Unfiltered

In his regular column for Installer, Tim Pollard takes a look at the “horror story” behind the recently axed Green Homes Grant. The announcement of the closure of the Green Homes Grant scheme after a mere six months is a further chapter in the horror story of failed attempts to prompt an uptake in retro-fitting […]

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