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Mark Vitow supplies UK care homes with PPE

A distributor of plumbing and allied products has stepped in to donate hundreds of items of PPE stocks to support healthcare professionals.

Businesses urged to take caution when re-opening premises

As many of the UK’s businesses consider reopening their doors, the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) has encouraged business and property owners to consider the risks posed by their water systems sooner rather than later.

Video overviews: Mark Vitow’s FlowPro range of macerators

Mark Vitow has produced a range of videos to help merchants and installers become more familiar with its exclusive range of high-quality macerators

Plumber extends free services amid crisis

Plumber James Anderson has extended his not-for-profit services to include low income and single parent families.

Bathroom industry to benefit from “renovation wave”

A virtual workshop hosted by the Unified Water Label (UWL) and its Italian partners attracted more than 70 visitors from across the UK and Europe attending to discuss the commercial benefits of the UWL

Thousands tune in for practical pandemic advice

Over 3,200 people attended a webinar organised by The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) this week

Life in lockdown: Plumbers reflect on a challenging time

As we begin to return to normality, Wavin Hep2O virtually caught up with a few of its plumber friends through Zoom calls

Redundancy leads to new powerflushing business

Barry Maxted, who has more than 15 years’ experience in the industry, has made the most of his time on furlough by starting a new powerflushing business.

Plumbers expecting permanent pandemic changes

A survey of approved plumbers by the Water Regulation Advisory Scheme (WRAS) has shown how they see the COVID-19 pandemic impacting the industry in the long term.

Altecnic goes the distance for its customers

The coronavirus pandemic has seen an enormous shift from in-person meetings, lessons and lectures to online calls and webinars, in order for people to maintain their connections, job roles and education