British Gas engineers begin strike

A national five-day strike by GMB members at British Gas commenced today, with various pickets planned across the country in line with government guidance

Phil Hurley takes over as Heat Pump Association chairman

Phil Hurley is the new chairman of the Heat Pump Association (HPA), replacing Graham Wright who has finished his two-year term and now steps down from the role

Ferguson to sell Wolseley UK for £308m

Ferguson has announced entering into an agreement to sell Wolseley UK to private investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice for approximately £308m

BMF reassured by Brexit trade deal

The Builders Merchants Federation welcomed the announcement that the UK and the EU have agreed a free trade agreement achieving widespread market access with no tariffs or quotas late last year

Toolstation launches new trade credit accounts

Toolstation has introduced a new trade credit account – as almost half of tradespeople admit being worried about the impact of the pandemic

BestHeating estimates cost of heating world leaders

Designer radiator specialist BestHeating has calculated the heating costs of leaders across the world in some of the coolest countries

Report shows need for proactive approach to boiler servicing

Over three million UK households have never had their boiler serviced, according to latest research from the Benchmark Steering Group

Apprentice plumber to play Tottenham in FA Cup

Staff and students at Trafford College will be tuning in to the third round of the Emirates FA Cup in the New Year to watch one of its apprentices play Tottenham Hotspur live.

ADEY reflects on adapting to change in 2020

ADEY’s group managing director Matthew Webber explains what it’s been like to manage a company through the pandemic and what his expectations are for 2021

Pimlico maintains strong performance and profits

Pimlico Plumbers has delivered an increase in its pre-tax profits in its latest financial year, “defying the potential impact of the early months of the coronavirus pandemic”