women in the industry

How can we achieve a better gender balance in the trade?

Hattie Hasan MBE – Founder of Stopcocks Women Plumbers – looks at what can be done to achieve balance in an overwhelmingly unbalanced industry: There’s no way in any universe that what we have in skilled trades now could be described as “in balance”. The proportion of women is around 6% where we’re well represented, […]

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JTL is encouraging more women to start a career in the industry

JTL – the third largest training provider of apprenticeships in England and Wales – has announced the extension of its campaign to encourage more young women to seek a career in building services engineering. Specialising in apprenticeships within plumbing, heating and electrical work the charitable company believes that these industries are missing out on a […]

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Triton backs women in the industry

A new recruit at Triton, the Great British Shower Company, is hoping to buck a national trend by encouraging more young female engineers to follow her lead and take up a career in the manufacturing. With women accounting for just 6% of the engineering workforce in the UK, Emily Golding, who has recently taken up […]

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