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Do you understand insurance jargon?

An insurance expert has launched his own jargon buster to help plumbers understand confusing insurance terminology. Insurance is an important part of business, but words such as addendum, indemnity and assurance are just a few of the insurance terms that for many go in one ear and out the other. This leaves plumbers looking for ...

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Pegler Yorkshire provides integrated piping system for blind veterans’ centre

A centre for blind war veterans has been fitted with a highly efficient pipework system from Pegler Yorkshire. The Hawkshead Centre is a £2.8 million modern construction project carried out on behalf of the Veterans’ Charities and the Royal Blind Association. The Day Centre has a striking roof design to replicate the wings of a ...

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WATCH: WIT Conference is a roaring success

The second annual Women Installers Together (WIT) Conference attracted its biggest gathering yet – as the plumbing industry gathered to celebrate women in the trade. Stopcocks founder and event organiser Hattie Hasan described the day as an “absolute blast”, as around 150 women travelled to The Building Centre in London on July 4. Trainees, installers, ...

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New APHC president vows to ‘champion’ plumbing apprenticeships

The new President of the Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors has promised to revise apprenticeships to help bridge the gap between learning and employment. In his inaugural speech, Graham Beevers explained how APHC has been working with CIPHE to revise the industry’s apprenticeship framework. This comes as part of the Government’s revision of apprenticeships ...

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Research shows installers are struggling to find time to fit in training

Installers are finding it tough to fit training into their busy schedules, new research has shown. In a survey of hundreds of installers carried out by Baxi, 39 per cent said they struggle to attend training courses as they simply don’t have the time. Other reasons included having nothing available nearby and having planned to ...

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