London ULEZ goes live

Van drivers have been advised on how to reduce their vehicle emissions in London following the introduction of a new Ultra Low Emission Zone...

Merchants keeping the edge over online

Tradespeople still prefer more traditional methods of buying equipment, according to new research by Van Vault

New solar era begins

April 1 officially marked the first day of the UK solar industry’s post-Feed-in-Tariff era

Smart meter owners fail to find savings

Having a smart meter installed at home very seldom means lower energy bills, according to new survey findings electrotechnical trade body ECA

CIPHE backs calls to adopt ‘Master Craftsman’ title

The Social Market Foundation (SMF), has published findings urging for the title of ‘Master Craftsman’ to be adopted to raise the status of apprenticeships

Pochin apprentice wins top prize

An apprentice working at the Hinckley branch of the plumbing and heating supplier Pochin has won a prestigious new award

Vaillant announces UK roadshow

Vaillant has announced a series of nine business support clinics for installers starting this summer

Earth Hour – the difference your thermostat makes

Smart use of heating is the most effective way to save energy at home

Master plumbers recognised on World Plumbing Day

Two members of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) have received Master Plumber Certificates

OFTEC points way to apprenticeships opportunity

Government is falling a long way short of its target of three million apprenticeship starts by 2020