With intense supply chain pressures affecting the ability of healthcare professionals to source the equipment, the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has appealed to builders’ merchants across the UK to provide much-needed personal protective equipment for NHS staff.
The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) is reminding homeowners that the government is allowing plumbing and heating contractors to carry out emergency plumbing and heating work.
The Charted Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has called on the Government to help protect the self-employed in light of the social distancing measures announced.
In line with the latest government instructions for coronavirus lockdown, Wolseley has announced it will continue to supply essential repair and replacement requirements.
The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has requested and received clarification on builders’ merchants’ operational status during the Construction Leadership Council Taskforce briefing with BEIS, following the additional restrictions announced by the Government.
Following the government decision to lockdown the UK in a bid to battle the coronavirus outbreak, plumbing merchants have closed across the land.
Gas Safe Register has updated its advice on the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
A group of respected construction industry bodies has suggested a number of simple actions which the Scottish Government could introduce to help with cashflow and protect jobs against the “crippling” background of coronavirus.