70% of Brits have never used a female tradesperson

Almost three quarters of Brits (70%) have never had a female tradesperson in their homes, according to a new survey from Baxi. The study of over 1,000 homeowners, commissioned Baxi to coincide with International Women in Engineering Day (23 June 2021), found an overwhelming 94% said they would have complete trust in a qualified female […]

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Should young women be urged to fill construction jobs?

The national skills shortage in the construction industry has been well publicised. It’s rather surprising then that, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of construction apprentices in the country is in decline; this is despite a national need for more construction workers. It is National Apprenticeship Week on 14th to 18th March. […]

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