A local council is ushering in the next generation of apprentices by giving them the valuable opportunity to learn while they work alongside members of the council’s maintenance team. Read more…
Over 1000 mobile tradespeople and microbusinesses in the UK were surveryed which found that 75 per cent have had late payments in the last 12 months and are owed on an average of £799 in late payments each year. Research also suggests that they also have to write off an average of £770 each year in outstanding payments.
Plumbing organisations around the world are coming together on March 11th to highlight the importance of the role that the plumbing industry plays in relation to public health and the environment, using the phrase ‘March 11 everyone, everywhere’.
With unemployment on the rise, it is sometimes difficult to stand out from the crowd. However one 15 year old had a novel solution. He stood outside a local plumbing trading supply store in Grimsby, handing out business cards and wearing a sandwich board asking firms to give him an apprenticeship.
Cambridgeshire Fire And Rescue Service has requested that residents only call the fire service if there is a genuine risk of injury, after a stream of call came in to fix a broken water pipes during the cold weather period.