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  • Debate and celebrate - it’s Quality Plumber Week

    The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) is calling for the industry to pull together to debate the pros and cons of introducing a single mandatory License to operate a plumbing and heating business as well as celebrating the important role that plumbing and heating contractors play in keeping people healthy and safe. And by registering free for PHEX this week you'll enter into the prize draw to win £50 Amazon voucher and APHC branded merchandise!
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  • MORE GAS STORAGE IS CRUCIAL TO ENERGY SECURITY, SAYS EUA

    A spokesperson for the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) has delivered a message to the government about the importance of investing in further gas storage in the UK for energy security.
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  • HOMESERVE HAS RAISED OVER £15,000 FOR UK CHARITIES

    Nine teams from HomeServe took on ‘The Great Escape’ challenge to travel as far as possible in a weekend without spending any money, and managed to raise more than 15,000 for charity. Funds raised from the record-breaking feat will be donated to charities including Cancer Research UK, Royal British Legion and Acorn Children’s Hospice
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  • TRADESPEOPLE DENIED USE OF TOILET ON THE JOB IN CLIENT HOMES, RESEARCH FINDS

    New research has revealed the things that happen to tradespeople in a client’s house, with one in seven saying that they have been denied the use of a toilet, and three-fifths admitting that they have previously not been offered a drink.
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  • JTL LAUNCHES GOLDEN TICKET COMPETITION FOR APPRENTICES

    JTL is hiding golden tickets in its learner toolkits, which apprentices can find for the chance to win a Monument Tools factory visit and £400 worth of tools. With the help of its partner Monument Tools, JTL already distributes free toolkits on a quarterly basis to its new learners once they have completed three months of their apprenticeship. The toolkits, which have a retail value of around £200, are offered to help apprentices with their on-the-job training and to support their employers.
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  • HHIC launches condensate guide

    In response to last winter’s ‘condensate crisis’, the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) is launching an installer guide to condensate discharge pipe installation which “updates previous recommendations”. In addition, the HHIC is also launching a customer information booklet, which can be used by installers to explain the risks and the remedial action required to their customers.
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