TRADESPEOPLE

Pension Awareness Day: expert advice for tradespeople to prepare for retirement image
PENSION AWARENESS DAY: EXPERT ADVICE FOR TRADESPEOPLE TO PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT
15 September, 2021
Fabian Taylor, Senior Associate and Chartered Financial Planner in Nelsons’ wealth management team, and George Stainton, Senior Wealth Manager at Hoxton Capital Management, provide helpful tips for tradespeople on how to prepare for retirement.
Pimlico Plumbers announces plans to recruit 50 tradespeople image
PIMLICO PLUMBERS ANNOUNCES PLANS TO RECRUIT 50 TRADESPEOPLE
31 August, 2021
New survey reveals scale of abuse tradespeople receive from customers image
NEW SURVEY REVEALS SCALE OF ABUSE TRADESPEOPLE RECEIVE FROM CUSTOMERS
23 August, 2021
Survey reveals tradespeople are £35k better off than university graduates image
SURVEY REVEALS TRADESPEOPLE ARE £35K BETTER OFF THAN UNIVERSITY GRADUATES
16 August, 2021
It's time to stand up against unregulated trades image
IT'S TIME TO STAND UP AGAINST UNREGULATED TRADES
16 August, 2021
Milwaukee expands safety glasses range image
MILWAUKEE EXPANDS SAFETY GLASSES RANGE
3 June, 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
One in five trades expect to work beyond state pension age, survey finds  image
ONE IN FIVE TRADES EXPECT TO WORK BEYOND STATE PENSION AGE, SURVEY FINDS
27 April, 2021
When drinking becomes a problem image
WHEN DRINKING BECOMES A PROBLEM
23 April, 2021
Which trades drink the strongest brews? image
WHICH TRADES DRINK THE STRONGEST BREWS?
23 February, 2021
87% of tradespeople back to work, reports Hudson Contract image
87% OF TRADESPEOPLE BACK TO WORK, REPORTS HUDSON CONTRACT
17 February, 2021
Give tradespeople the vaccine, urges Charlie Mullins image
GIVE TRADESPEOPLE THE VACCINE, URGES CHARLIE MULLINS
27 January, 2021
Stopcocks founder rejects calls for compulsory employee COVID-19 vaccines  image
STOPCOCKS FOUNDER REJECTS CALLS FOR COMPULSORY EMPLOYEE COVID-19 VACCINES
18 January, 2021
24% of sole traders do not expect to survive third lockdown, survey says image
24% OF SOLE TRADERS DO NOT EXPECT TO SURVIVE THIRD LOCKDOWN, SURVEY SAYS
5 January, 2021
Survey: 85% of tradespeople don't know how to use social media effectively image
SURVEY: 85% OF TRADESPEOPLE DON'T KNOW HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA EFFECTIVELY
11 December, 2020
Tradespeople have found new ways to communicate, research reveals image
TRADESPEOPLE HAVE FOUND NEW WAYS TO COMMUNICATE, RESEARCH REVEALS
12 November, 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
Almost two-thirds of Brits admit to stereotyping tradespeople image
ALMOST TWO-THIRDS OF BRITS ADMIT TO STEREOTYPING TRADESPEOPLE
30 September, 2020
15% of tradespeople report highest ever client demand, survey reveals image
15% OF TRADESPEOPLE REPORT HIGHEST EVER CLIENT DEMAND, SURVEY REVEALS
28 September, 2020
Editor's Comment April 2020: Unprecedented times image
EDITOR'S COMMENT APRIL 2020: UNPRECEDENTED TIMES
15 April, 2020
£83m of tools stolen in last three years, Direct Line research reveals image
£83M OF TOOLS STOLEN IN LAST THREE YEARS, DIRECT LINE RESEARCH REVEALS
20 February, 2020
Just 5% of tradespeople employ apprentices, Screwfix survey reveals image
JUST 5% OF TRADESPEOPLE EMPLOY APPRENTICES, SCREWFIX SURVEY REVEALS
19 February, 2020
Three environmentally-friendly ways to diversify your business image
THREE ENVIRONMENTALLY-FRIENDLY WAYS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
28 February, 2020
A new year, a new Checkatrade? HVP finds out image
A NEW YEAR, A NEW CHECKATRADE? HVP FINDS OUT
12 February, 2020
Stopcocks founder Hattie Hasan awarded MBE image
STOPCOCKS FOUNDER HATTIE HASAN AWARDED MBE
6 January, 2020
Pacifica Group marks continued demand by creating 50 new jobs image
PACIFICA GROUP MARKS CONTINUED DEMAND BY CREATING 50 NEW JOBS
9 December, 2019
How manufacturers can back up installers, according to Stelrad image
HOW MANUFACTURERS CAN BACK UP INSTALLERS, ACCORDING TO STELRAD
5 December, 2019
Research from Confused.com reveals best cities in the UK for tradespeople image
RESEARCH FROM CONFUSED.COM REVEALS BEST CITIES IN THE UK FOR TRADESPEOPLE
3 December, 2019
How to install pipework faster with the Britclips RSWB from Walraven image
HOW TO INSTALL PIPEWORK FASTER WITH THE BRITCLIPS RSWB FROM WALRAVEN
2 December, 2019
Stamp Out Tool Theft petition suspended due to upcoming election image
STAMP OUT TOOL THEFT PETITION SUSPENDED DUE TO UPCOMING ELECTION
29 November, 2019
Selco fits defibrillators in every branch image
SELCO FITS DEFIBRILLATORS IN EVERY BRANCH
18 November, 2019
Want to branch out into contract works? Anne Timpany explains the basics image
WANT TO BRANCH OUT INTO CONTRACT WORKS? ANNE TIMPANY EXPLAINS THE BASICS
27 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
Editor's Comment Nov/Dec 2019: Shoulder the burden image
EDITOR'S COMMENT NOV/DEC 2019: SHOULDER THE BURDEN
11 November, 2019
TrustMark expands on its formalisation in new ECO regulations  image
TRUSTMARK EXPANDS ON ITS FORMALISATION IN NEW ECO REGULATIONS
5 November, 2019
Monitor your installers on the road for success this heating season image
MONITOR YOUR INSTALLERS ON THE ROAD FOR SUCCESS THIS HEATING SEASON
28 October, 2019
Payment and mental health survey launched by BESA and ECA image
PAYMENT AND MENTAL HEALTH SURVEY LAUNCHED BY BESA AND ECA
23 September, 2019
Resideo asks the trade why they're proud to be a professional installer image
RESIDEO ASKS THE TRADE WHY THEY'RE PROUD TO BE A PROFESSIONAL INSTALLER
9 September, 2019
All the latest innovations at PHEX Manchester in just over a month image
ALL THE LATEST INNOVATIONS AT PHEX MANCHESTER IN JUST OVER A MONTH
9 September, 2019
HVP September 2019 Puzzle Page (sponsored by Dickies Workwear) image
HVP SEPTEMBER 2019 PUZZLE PAGE (SPONSORED BY DICKIES WORKWEAR)
6 September, 2019
How a leased fleet of vans helped this plumbing company image
HOW A LEASED FLEET OF VANS HELPED THIS PLUMBING COMPANY
26 August, 2019
Worcester Bosch explains why installers need to be involved in product development image
WORCESTER BOSCH EXPLAINS WHY INSTALLERS NEED TO BE INVOLVED IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
14 August, 2019
Overcoming the challenges of job costing in the commercial sector image
OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGES OF JOB COSTING IN THE COMMERCIAL SECTOR
8 August, 2019
HHIC warns of the “threat” of ECO3 image
HHIC WARNS OF THE “THREAT” OF ECO3
6 August, 2019
Tips for building your network with Anne Timpany image
TIPS FOR BUILDING YOUR NETWORK WITH ANNE TIMPANY
6 August, 2019
Win a Seek Shot thermal camera from Seek Thermal image
WIN A SEEK SHOT THERMAL CAMERA FROM SEEK THERMAL
30 July, 2019
Seven marketing tips to grow your business - PHEX Tottenham 2019 Seminar image
SEVEN MARKETING TIPS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS - PHEX TOTTENHAM 2019 SEMINAR
16 July, 2019
Why customer service should be your priority - PHEX Tottenham 2019 Seminar image
WHY CUSTOMER SERVICE SHOULD BE YOUR PRIORITY - PHEX TOTTENHAM 2019 SEMINAR
9 July, 2019
Complying with new digital tax legislation - PHEX Tottenham 2019 Seminar image
COMPLYING WITH NEW DIGITAL TAX LEGISLATION - PHEX TOTTENHAM 2019 SEMINAR
4 July, 2019
Reducing the risk of van crime with Secured by Design - PHEX Tottenham 2019 Seminar image
REDUCING THE RISK OF VAN CRIME WITH SECURED BY DESIGN - PHEX TOTTENHAM 2019 SEMINAR
27 June, 2019
Solid Gear breaks down what you should look for in safety footwear image
SOLID GEAR BREAKS DOWN WHAT YOU SHOULD LOOK FOR IN SAFETY FOOTWEAR
12 July, 2019
We desperately need to encourage more women into the industry image
WE DESPERATELY NEED TO ENCOURAGE MORE WOMEN INTO THE INDUSTRY
1 July, 2019
Win a pair of Scruffs' newest Holster shorts image
WIN A PAIR OF SCRUFFS' NEWEST HOLSTER SHORTS
30 April, 2019
Starting a new business? Here's more you need to know image
STARTING A NEW BUSINESS? HERE'S MORE YOU NEED TO KNOW
29 April, 2019
Expert Trades launches free to join directory for tradespeople image
EXPERT TRADES LAUNCHES FREE TO JOIN DIRECTORY FOR TRADESPEOPLE
22 March, 2019
What can be done to prevent tool theft and van crime? image
WHAT CAN BE DONE TO PREVENT TOOL THEFT AND VAN CRIME?
20 March, 2019
Wolseley's top tips on ordering during busier periods image
WOLSELEY'S TOP TIPS ON ORDERING DURING BUSIER PERIODS
25 February, 2019
What to do if you purchase a faulty van image
WHAT TO DO IF YOU PURCHASE A FAULTY VAN
22 February, 2019
You need to prepare for Making Tax Digital before it's too late image
YOU NEED TO PREPARE FOR MAKING TAX DIGITAL BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE
15 February, 2019
Impey announces 2019 We Are Wetrooms tour dates image
IMPEY ANNOUNCES 2019 WE ARE WETROOMS TOUR DATES
17 January, 2019
Bristan explores kitchen product trends expected in 2019 image
BRISTAN EXPLORES KITCHEN PRODUCT TRENDS EXPECTED IN 2019
22 January, 2019
Smart technology is going to change the role of the installer image
SMART TECHNOLOGY IS GOING TO CHANGE THE ROLE OF THE INSTALLER
18 January, 2019
Tradespeople denied use of toilet on the job in client homes, research finds image
TRADESPEOPLE DENIED USE OF TOILET ON THE JOB IN CLIENT HOMES, RESEARCH FINDS
19 October, 2018
Dickies launches search for workwear models image
DICKIES LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR WORKWEAR MODELS
5 September, 2018
UK tradespeople most safety conscious in Europe, finds survey  image
UK TRADESPEOPLE MOST SAFETY CONSCIOUS IN EUROPE, FINDS SURVEY
15 August, 2018
Checkatrade announces new features and clarifies new pricing structure image
CHECKATRADE ANNOUNCES NEW FEATURES AND CLARIFIES NEW PRICING STRUCTURE
1 August, 2018
Dickies launches new trade ambassador programme image
DICKIES LAUNCHES NEW TRADE AMBASSADOR PROGRAMME
22 June, 2018
Screwfix launches Britain’s Top Tradesperson 2018 image
SCREWFIX LAUNCHES BRITAIN’S TOP TRADESPERSON 2018
10 May, 2018
Tool theft hotspots revealed image
TOOL THEFT HOTSPOTS REVEALED
9 May, 2018
Entries about to close for Jewson’s Building Better Communities fund image
ENTRIES ABOUT TO CLOSE FOR JEWSON’S BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES FUND
4 May, 2018
Gas engineers most likely to be trusted, according to Gas Safe Register image
GAS ENGINEERS MOST LIKELY TO BE TRUSTED, ACCORDING TO GAS SAFE REGISTER
4 April, 2018
The best and worst parts of self-employment revealed image
THE BEST AND WORST PARTS OF SELF-EMPLOYMENT REVEALED
20 December, 2017
Plumbers spend most on Secret Santa gifts, says Wonga image
PLUMBERS SPEND MOST ON SECRET SANTA GIFTS, SAYS WONGA
12 December, 2017
More than half of tradespeople struggling to recruit, says Screwfix image
MORE THAN HALF OF TRADESPEOPLE STRUGGLING TO RECRUIT, SAYS SCREWFIX
12 December, 2017
The 10 most annoying things on-site image
THE 10 MOST ANNOYING THINGS ON-SITE
28 November, 2017
New book provides business growth advice for tradespeople image
NEW BOOK PROVIDES BUSINESS GROWTH ADVICE FOR TRADESPEOPLE
22 November, 2017
Festool releases survey data on dust extraction benefits image
FESTOOL RELEASES SURVEY DATA ON DUST EXTRACTION BENEFITS
13 November, 2017
Scruffs does a double take at industry awards image
SCRUFFS DOES A DOUBLE TAKE AT INDUSTRY AWARDS
2 November, 2017
Stolen tools left UK’s tradespeople with a £94 million bill last year  image
STOLEN TOOLS LEFT UK’S TRADESPEOPLE WITH A £94 MILLION BILL LAST YEAR
24 October, 2017
Competition to treat hungry tradespeople to an ultimate lunchtime delivery image
COMPETITION TO TREAT HUNGRY TRADESPEOPLE TO AN ULTIMATE LUNCHTIME DELIVERY
16 October, 2017
Dickies Workwear to showcase biggest range ever at A+A image
DICKIES WORKWEAR TO SHOWCASE BIGGEST RANGE EVER AT A+A
6 October, 2017
Selco gives tadespeople a chance to embrace digital era image
SELCO GIVES TADESPEOPLE A CHANCE TO EMBRACE DIGITAL ERA
29 September, 2017
Festool encourages installers to take a lung health check online image
FESTOOL ENCOURAGES INSTALLERS TO TAKE A LUNG HEALTH CHECK ONLINE
21 September, 2017
61% of tradespeople waste more than 30 minutes every day looking for tools in their van image
61% OF TRADESPEOPLE WASTE MORE THAN 30 MINUTES EVERY DAY LOOKING FOR TOOLS IN THEIR VAN
31 August, 2017
Majority of tradespeople have suffered from work-related injuries, says Toolstation image
MAJORITY OF TRADESPEOPLE HAVE SUFFERED FROM WORK-RELATED INJURIES, SAYS TOOLSTATION
30 August, 2017
Tradespeople to be offered bad tea protection image
TRADESPEOPLE TO BE OFFERED BAD TEA PROTECTION
17 August, 2017
Industry companies back new tradespeople comparison service image
INDUSTRY COMPANIES BACK NEW TRADESPEOPLE COMPARISON SERVICE
26 July, 2017
Tradespeople are the healthiest profession in the UK image
TRADESPEOPLE ARE THE HEALTHIEST PROFESSION IN THE UK
28 June, 2017
'Customers put price first', says new study image
'CUSTOMERS PUT PRICE FIRST', SAYS NEW STUDY
25 June, 2017
Tradespeople lift the lid on cowboy customers image
TRADESPEOPLE LIFT THE LID ON COWBOY CUSTOMERS
1 June, 2017
Charlie Mullins helps launch Fix Radio image
CHARLIE MULLINS HELPS LAUNCH FIX RADIO
27 April, 2017
Fix Radio launches for the trade image
FIX RADIO LAUNCHES FOR THE TRADE
19 April, 2017
Training installers for twenty years image
TRAINING INSTALLERS FOR TWENTY YEARS
21 December, 2016
More tradespeople live in south east of England image
MORE TRADESPEOPLE LIVE IN SOUTH EAST OF ENGLAND
12 October, 2016
Gas and heating engineers are Britain’s most trusted tradespeople, a survey has revealed image
GAS AND HEATING ENGINEERS ARE BRITAIN’S MOST TRUSTED TRADESPEOPLE, A SURVEY HAS REVEALED
21 September, 2016
UK tradespeople are quoting for more work than 12 months ago image
UK TRADESPEOPLE ARE QUOTING FOR MORE WORK THAN 12 MONTHS AGO
6 September, 2016
£5,000 and paid apprentice up for grabs image
£5,000 AND PAID APPRENTICE UP FOR GRABS
4 August, 2016
Helpful guide to hiring apprentices image
HELPFUL GUIDE TO HIRING APPRENTICES
7 July, 2016
Not just a man's world image
NOT JUST A MAN'S WORLD
2 June, 2016
DIY SOS calls upon local tradespeople to help transform young carers’ centre in Blackpool image
DIY SOS CALLS UPON LOCAL TRADESPEOPLE TO HELP TRANSFORM YOUNG CARERS’ CENTRE IN BLACKPOOL
31 May, 2016
Majority of trades have to turn away work image
MAJORITY OF TRADES HAVE TO TURN AWAY WORK
9 March, 2016
Tradesmen busier than ever in 2015 as trade booms image
TRADESMEN BUSIER THAN EVER IN 2015 AS TRADE BOOMS
19 February, 2016
Van thefts 'a key concern for tradespeople' image
VAN THEFTS 'A KEY CONCERN FOR TRADESPEOPLE'
12 February, 2016
Tradespeople challenge negative stereotypes image
TRADESPEOPLE CHALLENGE NEGATIVE STEREOTYPES
8 January, 2016
Anxious consumers avoid £6bn of building work, suggests FMB survey image
ANXIOUS CONSUMERS AVOID £6BN OF BUILDING WORK, SUGGESTS FMB SURVEY
20 October, 2015
Small businesses are missing out on benefits of having a strong website, study finds image
SMALL BUSINESSES ARE MISSING OUT ON BENEFITS OF HAVING A STRONG WEBSITE, STUDY FINDS
16 October, 2015
One in twenty-five homeowners class themselves as 'rogue', according to survey image
ONE IN TWENTY-FIVE HOMEOWNERS CLASS THEMSELVES AS 'ROGUE', ACCORDING TO SURVEY
18 August, 2015
FMB calls on consumers to avoid basing trust in builders on internet reviews image
FMB CALLS ON CONSUMERS TO AVOID BASING TRUST IN BUILDERS ON INTERNET REVIEWS
22 June, 2015
NAPIT campaigns for a better industry image
NAPIT CAMPAIGNS FOR A BETTER INDUSTRY
27 May, 2015
Tradespeople 'becoming complacent' about asbestos image
TRADESPEOPLE 'BECOMING COMPLACENT' ABOUT ASBESTOS
15 May, 2015
A quarter of construction workers failed to vote image
A QUARTER OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS FAILED TO VOTE
15 May, 2015
Plumbers and HVAC engineers revealed to be stressed, yet confident image
PLUMBERS AND HVAC ENGINEERS REVEALED TO BE STRESSED, YET CONFIDENT
21 April, 2015
UK tradespeople kick off a busy year image
UK TRADESPEOPLE KICK OFF A BUSY YEAR
17 April, 2015
Trades call on government to support apprenticeships image
TRADES CALL ON GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT APPRENTICESHIPS
18 March, 2015

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