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Green Homes Grant: Tradespeople urged to sign up for TrustMark to take part in £2bn scheme

The Green Homes Grant goes live at the end of September, in a drive to support over 100,000 jobs through the new energy efficiency scheme.

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Flip ‘n’ flush: CIPHE urges people to stop spreading coronavirus by keeping a lid on it

It’s urging consumers to flip down the toilet seat before they flush, to help stop the spread of coronavirus and other nasties.

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Fernox: Your guide to filters

Fernox explains why filters are so important in the effort to protect central heating systems – and how best to approach product selection.

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Heating engineers are eligible for COVID-19 testing according to HHIC

The Government has confirmed that ‘workers delivering essential services in the utilities sector, which encompasses heat, are now eligible for testing.’

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Coronavirus: Resources and advice

With colleges still closed, we’ve pooled these resources to help you. Check out this page for tutorials, how-to videos, exercises, information and more!

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What you need to know about PPE

James Whitaker, Marketing Director at Dickies Workwear, shares his advice on what to consider when shopping for protective clothing and footwear.

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Coronavirus: What is happening to plumbing apprenticeships?

The Coronavirus pandemic means these are strange times we’re living in. Trust us, we’re feeling it too. There’s no college, most of us are stuck at home and you’ll no doubt be wondering what’s happening with your apprenticeship.

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Plumbing News

The latest plumbing news from HIP Magazine, updates for lecturers, students and apprentices, plus the best of social media.

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Features

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INTERVIEW: March’s Learner of the Month

We had a chat with Matt Frangos-Swindley, the Learner of the Month for March!

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INTERVIEW: January’s Learner of the Month

We had a chat with Jayden Rose, the Learner of the Month for January!

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INTERVIEW: December’s Learner of the Month

We had a chat with Miles Smith, the Learner of the Month for December!

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Behind the scenes at Polypipe

Our Digital Editor Tom spent the day with Polypipe to see how its products are manufactured – before heading to the Professional Development Centre to look at the underfloor heating training on offer.

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