Lack of skilled workers biggest threat to plumbing sector

With almost 400 industry professionals participating in the Hep20 survey, over half (54%) identified lack of skilled workers as the biggest threat facing the plumbing industry.

Installers cash in on Plumbase competition

Three lucky installers have each won a share of £65k from their local trade counter after entering a competition.

Plumber sentenced after conducting unregistered gas work

An Essex-based plumber has been sentenced after carrying out unsafe and unregistered gas work in September 2016.

BESA backs zero carbon goals

BESA says that the government should adopt the ambitious zero carbon targets recommended by the CCC.

CTI showcases environmental technology solutions

Carter Thermal Industries (CTI) is to make its debut at the Temperature Controlled Storage and Distribution Show this June.

HPA and OFTEC support CCC Net Zero report

CCC report highlights the need for the government to act immediately to implement a clear regulatory framework to achieve the decarbonisation of heat

JTL gears up for new apprenticeship standard

JTL has announced that the new four-year Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship will be introduced by them from September.

Xylem warns of hidden costs around sewer adoption

Xylem is urging housebuilders and developers to further analyse the Sewers for Adoption process

Only 6% of Brits ask their plumber for water saving advice

People are more likely to ask friends and family or social media channels advice on how to save water than their plumber

Net zero is achievable with green gas, says EUA

Ahead of the latest publication by government advisory body the Climate Change Committee (CCC) demanding more ambition in tackling climate change, the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) ask that policymakers legislate for green gas compatible boilers