PLUMBER

Growing your business is vital for the future of the industry image
GROWING YOUR BUSINESS IS VITAL FOR THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY
26 November, 2021
Carl Meredith, founder of MyJobQuote.co.uk, explains why it’s vital that plumbers consider growing their businesses.
Win prizes with LOCTITE's new mobile game image
WIN PRIZES WITH LOCTITE'S NEW MOBILE GAME
12 October, 2021
Further increase of self-employed plumbers average earnings image
FURTHER INCREASE OF SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBERS AVERAGE EARNINGS
21 September, 2021
Nominations open to find Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2021  image
NOMINATIONS OPEN TO FIND SCREWFIX TOP TRADESPERSON 2021
10 August, 2021
DIY SOS recruiting volunteers and seeking donations for latest build image
DIY SOS RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS AND SEEKING DONATIONS FOR LATEST BUILD
19 July, 2021
Baxi scheme offers funding and support to help installers take on apprentices image
BAXI SCHEME OFFERS FUNDING AND SUPPORT TO HELP INSTALLERS TAKE ON APPRENTICES
25 May, 2021
Nearly half of all tradespeople experience mental health problems, survey finds image
NEARLY HALF OF ALL TRADESPEOPLE EXPERIENCE MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS, SURVEY FINDS
11 May, 2021
Breaking down the recent changes to WRAS image
BREAKING DOWN THE RECENT CHANGES TO WRAS
29 April, 2021
The new generation of Geocel's Trade Mate range image
THE NEW GENERATION OF GEOCEL'S TRADE MATE RANGE
20 April, 2021
Plumber launches Community Interest Company to support those in need image
PLUMBER LAUNCHES COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY TO SUPPORT THOSE IN NEED
7 April, 2021
Almost a quarter of plumbing firms looking to hire apprentices in 2021 image
ALMOST A QUARTER OF PLUMBING FIRMS LOOKING TO HIRE APPRENTICES IN 2021
15 March, 2021
Wavin launches search for industry's most inspirational stories image
WAVIN LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR INDUSTRY'S MOST INSPIRATIONAL STORIES
25 January, 2021
Entries open for Swarfega's 2021 Toughest Trade competition image
ENTRIES OPEN FOR SWARFEGA'S 2021 TOUGHEST TRADE COMPETITION
18 January, 2021
Self-employed plumber earnings near £1k per week in November image
SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBER EARNINGS NEAR £1K PER WEEK IN NOVEMBER
14 December, 2020
Showerwall invites trades to join its nationwide network of fitters image
SHOWERWALL INVITES TRADES TO JOIN ITS NATIONWIDE NETWORK OF FITTERS
4 November, 2020
Quality Plumber Week 2020 launches this week image
QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK 2020 LAUNCHES THIS WEEK
5 October, 2020
Helping customers tackle water wastage in the home image
HELPING CUSTOMERS TACKLE WATER WASTAGE IN THE HOME
12 October, 2020
Post-lockdown work boost for tradespeople, survey reveals image
POST-LOCKDOWN WORK BOOST FOR TRADESPEOPLE, SURVEY REVEALS
17 September, 2020
DIY SOS Children in Need Special project now recruiting trade volunteers image
DIY SOS CHILDREN IN NEED SPECIAL PROJECT NOW RECRUITING TRADE VOLUNTEERS
3 August, 2020
Plumbers expect social distancing and hygiene practices to continue indefinitely image
PLUMBERS EXPECT SOCIAL DISTANCING AND HYGIENE PRACTICES TO CONTINUE INDEFINITELY
30 June, 2020
Rogue training courses on the rise, the CIPHE warns image
ROGUE TRAINING COURSES ON THE RISE, THE CIPHE WARNS
17 June, 2020
Calling qualified plumbers – WaterSafe wants you! image
CALLING QUALIFIED PLUMBERS – WATERSAFE WANTS YOU!
29 June, 2020
Nearly 60 per cent of installers not working during COVID-19 pandemic image
NEARLY 60 PER CENT OF INSTALLERS NOT WORKING DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
16 June, 2020
Consultations launched on low carbon heating system training image
CONSULTATIONS LAUNCHED ON LOW CARBON HEATING SYSTEM TRAINING
2 June, 2020
New BiKBBI webinar aimed at helping tradespeople back to work image
NEW BIKBBI WEBINAR AIMED AT HELPING TRADESPEOPLE BACK TO WORK
1 June, 2020
HVP Heroes: celebrating those making a difference during the pandemic image
HVP HEROES: CELEBRATING THOSE MAKING A DIFFERENCE DURING THE PANDEMIC
3 June, 2020
Self-employed plumber earnings drop as COVID-19 bites  image
SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBER EARNINGS DROP AS COVID-19 BITES
24 April, 2020
BiKBBI offers training resources for free during coronavirus lockdown image
BIKBBI OFFERS TRAINING RESOURCES FOR FREE DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN
6 April, 2020
Government announces coronavirus self-employed income support scheme image
GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES CORONAVIRUS SELF-EMPLOYED INCOME SUPPORT SCHEME
26 March, 2020
Only emergency callouts and open air work allowed under COVID-19 lockdown, government confirms image
ONLY EMERGENCY CALLOUTS AND OPEN AIR WORK ALLOWED UNDER COVID-19 LOCKDOWN, GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS
24 March, 2020
PHEX Tottenham 2020 postponed image
PHEX TOTTENHAM 2020 POSTPONED
19 March, 2020
DIY SOS Children in Need Special on the hunt for plumbers in Nottingham image
DIY SOS CHILDREN IN NEED SPECIAL ON THE HUNT FOR PLUMBERS IN NOTTINGHAM
17 March, 2020
Plumber wins new van in Toolstation competition image
PLUMBER WINS NEW VAN IN TOOLSTATION COMPETITION
25 February, 2020
Self-employed plumber earnings rise almost 50 per cent from Dec to Jan image
SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBER EARNINGS RISE ALMOST 50 PER CENT FROM DEC TO JAN
24 February, 2020
Earnings for self-employed plumbers drop 22% in December image
EARNINGS FOR SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBERS DROP 22% IN DECEMBER
29 January, 2020
Make sure your business is 'Built to Last' image
MAKE SURE YOUR BUSINESS IS 'BUILT TO LAST'
27 January, 2020
APHC announces 2020 training programme image
APHC ANNOUNCES 2020 TRAINING PROGRAMME
16 January, 2020
Projecting a professional image with the right workwear image
PROJECTING A PROFESSIONAL IMAGE WITH THE RIGHT WORKWEAR
17 January, 2020
Self-employed plumber earnings rise 4 percent in November image
SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBER EARNINGS RISE 4 PERCENT IN NOVEMBER
16 December, 2019
GROHE announces winner of its Inspirational Bathroom competition image
GROHE ANNOUNCES WINNER OF ITS INSPIRATIONAL BATHROOM COMPETITION
13 December, 2019
Crowdfunding helps seven homeless people into the plumbing trade image
CROWDFUNDING HELPS SEVEN HOMELESS PEOPLE INTO THE PLUMBING TRADE
2 December, 2019
WaterSafe launches recruitment drive in Wales and Northern Ireland image
WATERSAFE LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT DRIVE IN WALES AND NORTHERN IRELAND
22 November, 2019
Plumber launches fundraising campaign to help the elderly this winter image
PLUMBER LAUNCHES FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN TO HELP THE ELDERLY THIS WINTER
27 November, 2019
PHEX Chelsea rounds off 2019 with a rousing success image
PHEX CHELSEA ROUNDS OFF 2019 WITH A ROUSING SUCCESS
21 November, 2019
Is there an answer to the skills shortage? Resideo believes there is image
IS THERE AN ANSWER TO THE SKILLS SHORTAGE? RESIDEO BELIEVES THERE IS
22 November, 2019
Boiler breakdown wouldn't have major impact for over a third, survey finds image
BOILER BREAKDOWN WOULDN'T HAVE MAJOR IMPACT FOR OVER A THIRD, SURVEY FINDS
21 October, 2019
Earnings for self-employed plumbers drop further in September image
EARNINGS FOR SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBERS DROP FURTHER IN SEPTEMBER
9 October, 2019
Making the jump from domestic to commercial with On Tap Toolbox image
MAKING THE JUMP FROM DOMESTIC TO COMMERCIAL WITH ON TAP TOOLBOX
17 October, 2019
Martin Warnes crowned UK Plumber of the Year 2019 image
MARTIN WARNES CROWNED UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR 2019
12 September, 2019
Aqualisa relaunches installer loyalty scheme image
AQUALISA RELAUNCHES INSTALLER LOYALTY SCHEME
11 September, 2019
Can we make our water safe? We sought out the experts to find out image
CAN WE MAKE OUR WATER SAFE? WE SOUGHT OUT THE EXPERTS TO FIND OUT
26 September, 2019
Figuring out G3 compliance with the Hot Water Association image
FIGURING OUT G3 COMPLIANCE WITH THE HOT WATER ASSOCIATION
25 September, 2019
Self-employed plumber earnings dip slightly in August image
SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBER EARNINGS DIP SLIGHTLY IN AUGUST
4 September, 2019
Visitor registration now open for PHEX Chelsea 2019 image
VISITOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR PHEX CHELSEA 2019
28 August, 2019
Grand finalists for UK Plumber of the Year 2019 revealed image
GRAND FINALISTS FOR UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR 2019 REVEALED
27 August, 2019
Self-employed plumber earnings continue to rise in July image
SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBER EARNINGS CONTINUE TO RISE IN JULY
9 August, 2019
UK Plumber of the Year 2019 shortlist revealed image
UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR 2019 SHORTLIST REVEALED
6 August, 2019
Younger people less likely to attempt home repairs, WRAS survey finds image
YOUNGER PEOPLE LESS LIKELY TO ATTEMPT HOME REPAIRS, WRAS SURVEY FINDS
19 July, 2019
UK Plumber of the Year entry deadline extended image
UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED
1 July, 2019
How to install the Salamander EVE pump image
HOW TO INSTALL THE SALAMANDER EVE PUMP
10 July, 2019
Register of Plumbers hits 70,000 milestone image
REGISTER OF PLUMBERS HITS 70,000 MILESTONE
18 June, 2019
Self-employed plumber earnings continue to fall in May image
SELF-EMPLOYED PLUMBER EARNINGS CONTINUE TO FALL IN MAY
12 June, 2019
JTL’s National MES Apprentice of the Year winner announced image
JTL’S NATIONAL MES APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR WINNER ANNOUNCED
11 June, 2019
Five ways installers can use showrooms as part of their tool kit image
FIVE WAYS INSTALLERS CAN USE SHOWROOMS AS PART OF THEIR TOOL KIT
11 June, 2019
Long-serving plumbers recognised with SNIPEF Merit Awards image
LONG-SERVING PLUMBERS RECOGNISED WITH SNIPEF MERIT AWARDS
31 May, 2019
Graham unveils new service and maintenance guide image
GRAHAM UNVEILS NEW SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE GUIDE
29 May, 2019
Plumbing Pensions UK Scheme to close to future benefit accrual image
PLUMBING PENSIONS UK SCHEME TO CLOSE TO FUTURE BENEFIT ACCRUAL
24 May, 2019
The HWA breaks down why cylinder servicing is so important image
THE HWA BREAKS DOWN WHY CYLINDER SERVICING IS SO IMPORTANT
29 May, 2019
Suspended sentence for unregistered Essex plumber image
SUSPENDED SENTENCE FOR UNREGISTERED ESSEX PLUMBER
9 May, 2019
It's time for servicing to become hours-based, says Intergas image
IT'S TIME FOR SERVICING TO BECOME HOURS-BASED, SAYS INTERGAS
17 May, 2019
Survey finds consumers unlikely to ask plumbers for water saving advice image
SURVEY FINDS CONSUMERS UNLIKELY TO ASK PLUMBERS FOR WATER SAVING ADVICE
30 April, 2019
Introducing Plumberparts' Top Installs image
INTRODUCING PLUMBERPARTS' TOP INSTALLS
10 April, 2019
WaterSafe calls for more women to consider plumbing image
WATERSAFE CALLS FOR MORE WOMEN TO CONSIDER PLUMBING
6 March, 2019
Fantastic Services aims to take on Pimlico Plumbers with purchase of My Plumber business image
FANTASTIC SERVICES AIMS TO TAKE ON PIMLICO PLUMBERS WITH PURCHASE OF MY PLUMBER BUSINESS
26 February, 2019
Build thorough quotes to improve your customer relationships image
BUILD THOROUGH QUOTES TO IMPROVE YOUR CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS
18 February, 2019
Swarfega competition on the hunt for the 'toughest trade' image
SWARFEGA COMPETITION ON THE HUNT FOR THE 'TOUGHEST TRADE'
21 January, 2019
New survey finds upskilling provides a boost to earning potential image
NEW SURVEY FINDS UPSKILLING PROVIDES A BOOST TO EARNING POTENTIAL
9 January, 2019
How one nursing assistant made the jump to plumbing image
HOW ONE NURSING ASSISTANT MADE THE JUMP TO PLUMBING
17 January, 2019
Standing out from the crowd with Becky Bates image
STANDING OUT FROM THE CROWD WITH BECKY BATES
3 December, 2018
WaterSafe survey finds people over 55 not checking for plumber competence image
WATERSAFE SURVEY FINDS PEOPLE OVER 55 NOT CHECKING FOR PLUMBER COMPETENCE
13 November, 2018
New survey finds 75% of plumbers have knee problems image
NEW SURVEY FINDS 75% OF PLUMBERS HAVE KNEE PROBLEMS
12 November, 2018
Graham launches new customer feedback service image
GRAHAM LAUNCHES NEW CUSTOMER FEEDBACK SERVICE
5 November, 2018
Cast iron and column radiators still offer lasting appeal image
CAST IRON AND COLUMN RADIATORS STILL OFFER LASTING APPEAL
19 December, 2018
How push-fit can prevent installation nightmares in the kitchen image
HOW PUSH-FIT CAN PREVENT INSTALLATION NIGHTMARES IN THE KITCHEN
7 January, 2019
Should we introduce a mandatory plumbing license? image
SHOULD WE INTRODUCE A MANDATORY PLUMBING LICENSE?
5 November, 2018
Meet Steve Bartin, Plumber of the Year 2018 image
MEET STEVE BARTIN, PLUMBER OF THE YEAR 2018
9 October, 2018
Win this Quality Plumber Week image
WIN THIS QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK
2 October, 2018
APHC calls for licensing debate to mark Quality Plumber Week image
APHC CALLS FOR LICENSING DEBATE TO MARK QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK
1 October, 2018
UK Plumber of the Year 2018 announced image
UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR 2018 ANNOUNCED
24 September, 2018
Finalists revealed for UK Plumber of the Year 2018 image
FINALISTS REVEALED FOR UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR 2018
10 September, 2018
Shortlist for UK Plumber of the Year revealed image
SHORTLIST FOR UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR REVEALED
16 August, 2018
Sheffield plumber announced as Polymax competition winner image
SHEFFIELD PLUMBER ANNOUNCED AS POLYMAX COMPETITION WINNER
7 August, 2018
Plumber of the Year competition deadline extended image
PLUMBER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION DEADLINE EXTENDED
28 June, 2018
Plumber wins workers' rights Supreme Court case image
PLUMBER WINS WORKERS' RIGHTS SUPREME COURT CASE
13 June, 2018
Plumber of the Year competition back for 2018 image
PLUMBER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION BACK FOR 2018
3 April, 2018
Plumber wins £5,000 holiday from Graham and Armitage Shanks image
PLUMBER WINS £5,000 HOLIDAY FROM GRAHAM AND ARMITAGE SHANKS
12 March, 2018
Catching up with the Plumber of the Year image
CATCHING UP WITH THE PLUMBER OF THE YEAR
23 November, 2017
Quality Plumber Week unites the plumbing and heating industry image
QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK UNITES THE PLUMBING AND HEATING INDUSTRY
12 October, 2017
Get involved with Quality Plumber Week   image
GET INVOLVED WITH QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK
28 September, 2017
Winner of UK Plumber of the Year 2017 announced image
WINNER OF UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR 2017 ANNOUNCED
20 September, 2017
Final five revealed for UK Plumber Of The Year image
FINAL FIVE REVEALED FOR UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR
6 September, 2017
APHC, Gas Safe and Baxi to tour England and Wales image
APHC, GAS SAFE AND BAXI TO TOUR ENGLAND AND WALES
16 August, 2017
APHC’s Quality Plumber Week image
APHC’S QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK
10 August, 2017
How has the Internet changed the plumbing industry? image
HOW HAS THE INTERNET CHANGED THE PLUMBING INDUSTRY?
4 August, 2017
UK Plumber of the Year 2017 shortlist has been revealed image
UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR 2017 SHORTLIST HAS BEEN REVEALED
3 August, 2017
Homes under the Hammer investigated over illegal installation image
HOMES UNDER THE HAMMER INVESTIGATED OVER ILLEGAL INSTALLATION
13 July, 2017
APHC encourages plumbing and heating businesses to use social media image
APHC ENCOURAGES PLUMBING AND HEATING BUSINESSES TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA
10 July, 2017
New incentives to enter Plumber of the Year image
NEW INCENTIVES TO ENTER PLUMBER OF THE YEAR
8 June, 2017
Volkswagen to celebrate ‘Hug a Plumber Day’ at CV Show	 image
VOLKSWAGEN TO CELEBRATE ‘HUG A PLUMBER DAY’ AT CV SHOW
24 April, 2017
The search is on for UK plumber of the year  image
THE SEARCH IS ON FOR UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR
4 April, 2017
UK Plumber of the Year competition returns for third year image
UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION RETURNS FOR THIRD YEAR
23 March, 2017
Police appeal for witnesses after man claiming to be plumber attempts burglary image
POLICE APPEAL FOR WITNESSES AFTER MAN CLAIMING TO BE PLUMBER ATTEMPTS BURGLARY
8 February, 2017
Aberystwyth plumbing apprentice wins gold medal image
ABERYSTWYTH PLUMBING APPRENTICE WINS GOLD MEDAL
5 December, 2016
Plumber wins £15,000 holiday of a lifetime through JG Speedfit competition   image
PLUMBER WINS £15,000 HOLIDAY OF A LIFETIME THROUGH JG SPEEDFIT COMPETITION
30 October, 2016
Cast your vote for Plumber of the Year image
CAST YOUR VOTE FOR PLUMBER OF THE YEAR
18 October, 2016
Celebrating Quality Plumber Week  image
CELEBRATING QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK
3 October, 2016
APHC rallies support for Quality Plumber Week image
APHC RALLIES SUPPORT FOR QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK
9 September, 2016
Finalists for UK plumber of the year announced image
FINALISTS FOR UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED
29 July, 2016
Suspended sentence for Chesterfield plumber image
SUSPENDED SENTENCE FOR CHESTERFIELD PLUMBER
20 July, 2016
Quality Plumber Week 2016 aiming to encourage a new generation of plumbers image
QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK 2016 AIMING TO ENCOURAGE A NEW GENERATION OF PLUMBERS
13 July, 2016
A quarter of UK homeowners think a good plumber is hard to find image
A QUARTER OF UK HOMEOWNERS THINK A GOOD PLUMBER IS HARD TO FIND
8 May, 2016
PHEX+ Alexandra Palace - 5 weeks to go! image
PHEX+ ALEXANDRA PALACE - 5 WEEKS TO GO!
14 April, 2016
The search is on for the 2016 UK Plumber of the Year image
THE SEARCH IS ON FOR THE 2016 UK PLUMBER OF THE YEAR
5 April, 2016
Plumber prosecuted for illegal gas work image
PLUMBER PROSECUTED FOR ILLEGAL GAS WORK
4 April, 2016
Master plumber accolade achieved by Pegler Yorkshire employee image
MASTER PLUMBER ACCOLADE ACHIEVED BY PEGLER YORKSHIRE EMPLOYEE
17 March, 2016
World Plumbing Day sees Plumb Center sign up to support 2016 Plumber Of The Year competition image
WORLD PLUMBING DAY SEES PLUMB CENTER SIGN UP TO SUPPORT 2016 PLUMBER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION
11 March, 2016
Plumber puts homeowners at risk of gas leak image
PLUMBER PUTS HOMEOWNERS AT RISK OF GAS LEAK
5 November, 2015
Quality Plumber Week celebrates army of skilled plumbers image
QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK CELEBRATES ARMY OF SKILLED PLUMBERS
24 September, 2015
APHC's Quality Plumber Week to return in September image
APHC'S QUALITY PLUMBER WEEK TO RETURN IN SEPTEMBER
20 August, 2015
Lancashire plumber fined for causing explosion that required a domestic property's demolition image
LANCASHIRE PLUMBER FINED FOR CAUSING EXPLOSION THAT REQUIRED A DOMESTIC PROPERTY'S DEMOLITION
10 August, 2015
Essential for homeowners to check credentials of tradespeople, says OFTEC image
ESSENTIAL FOR HOMEOWNERS TO CHECK CREDENTIALS OF TRADESPEOPLE, SAYS OFTEC
5 August, 2015
'Perfect plumber' poll highlights personable character and awareness of new legislation as key traits image
'PERFECT PLUMBER' POLL HIGHLIGHTS PERSONABLE CHARACTER AND AWARENESS OF NEW LEGISLATION AS KEY TRAITS
4 August, 2015
Consumers most trust plumbers in their 40s, but don't ask to see credentials image
CONSUMERS MOST TRUST PLUMBERS IN THEIR 40S, BUT DON'T ASK TO SEE CREDENTIALS
18 May, 2015
Plumber fined for dangerous oil-boiler installation image
PLUMBER FINED FOR DANGEROUS OIL-BOILER INSTALLATION
15 April, 2015
WaterSafe to support World Plumbing Day image
WATERSAFE TO SUPPORT WORLD PLUMBING DAY
5 March, 2015
Leeds College apprentice wins student of the year image
LEEDS COLLEGE APPRENTICE WINS STUDENT OF THE YEAR
28 January, 2015
Plumber prosecuted for illegal gas work image
PLUMBER PROSECUTED FOR ILLEGAL GAS WORK
22 December, 2014

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