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Vaillant backs installers with business support campaign

Vaillant has unveiled a new nationwide campaign, designed to provide installers with the expert advice and support they need to help grow their businesses.

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Nearly two thirds of Brits felt pressured to go to university by teachers

More than half of the country’s school leavers weren’t given a full range of future options, a survey has found.

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Van Vault’s new range is the first to be Police-approved

As part of its drive to tackle tool theft crime, Van Vault has launched a new product range which has been approved by the Police.

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HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year: The prizes

Our search for the HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year is nearly over…so what goodies does the winner get?

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Two thirds of homeowners may be unlawfully installing water fittings

Nearly two thirds of homeowners are unaware that they must inform their water company if installing specific water fixtures in their home.

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Altecnic donation helps Leeds College of Building apprentices

Heating and plumbing apprentices at Leeds College of Building are getting hands-on experience thanks to Altecnic.

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Could you be the Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2019?

Every year, Screwfix searches for the best up-and-coming trade talent in its Screwfix Trade Apprentice competition – which is now open for entries.

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WaterSafe calls for more female plumbers to take up their tools

Today is World Plumbing Day – and WaterSafe is calling for more women to take up the tools with its Get Girls Plumbing campaign.

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Features

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WATCH: HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year highlights

Take a look at the highlights from each of the regional heats so far. Judges, competitors and manufacturers have been taking part in a number of different challenges throughout the competition.

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Plumber profile: Andy Cam aka @CosyWarmPlumber

We had a chat to Andy Cam, the owner of CosyWarm Central Heating and Plumbing in Sheffield, about his plumbing journey, social media, and his best stories.

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HIP Blog: Are your customers winter ready?

Gareth Harris and WaterSafe have offered 5 top tips to keep your customers winter-ready.

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HIP Blog: Plumbing offers tons of career opportunities

Gareth Harris is Water Industry Approved Plumbers Scheme Manager at WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme). He explains why you’ve chosen a great career with plenty of options.

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