BiKBBI shares its delay phase contingency plan

With the government moving its strategy to deal with the COVID-19 virus from the initial containment phase to the second of a three-phased plan, The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) has prepared a contingency plan.

Polypipe introduces new Overlay Plus system

Polypipe has introduced a new Overlay Plus system eight times lighter than the standard gypsum board currently used.

Conex Bänninger launches certified installer scheme

Conex Bänninger has increased its support for plumbing and heating installers by introducing a certified installer scheme.

Replacing parts: Lack of regulation poses real danger

Neil Macdonald, technical manager at the Heating and Hotwater Council (HHIC), looks at the importance of selecting approved replacement parts when taking on a repair.

Support for skills “more important than ever”

Scotland’s trade body for plumbing and heating professionals has renewed its call for government support to prioritise funding for apprenticeships.

Alpha Heating kits out college course

Walsall College has created a new plumbing and heating provision for adult and apprenticeship programmes, with Alpha Heating Innovation’s boilers taking pride of place.

Wirquin announces van competition winner

Wirquin has officially announced the results of its installer competition to win a van and £250 worth of branded goods.

Viewpoint: We need a way to compare system filters

Martyn Bridges, director of technical communication and product management at Worcester Bosch, explains why we should consider performance testing of filters as we move forward

Demand drives up plumber earnings in October

Earnings for self-employed plumbers rose by 3.6% last month, according to the latest figures released by Hudson Contract

What are the signs of poor mental health?

Mental health matters is the theme for this year’s Quality Plumber Week (October 7-13, 2019)