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  • Steel tariffs extended by two years

    The UK government has extended steel tariffs for a further two years as part of its “international legal obligations”

    — Manda Banda

  • Not on the tools – £137k worth of tools stolen everyday across the UK

    Research by property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, has revealed that on average, 81 tradesmen per day will have tools stolen, incurring a cost of £1,705 – that’s a total cost of £137,438 per day

    — Manda Banda

  • Housing completions down, starts up

    The number of new homes completed in England in the first quarter of 2022 was down by nearly 11% on the previous quarter, according to latest government figures

    — Manda Banda

  • Funding received for steel reuse project

    Government funding has been awarded to the DISRUPT project, which seeks to explore the reuse of structural steelwork in construction, while encouraging the adoption of new business models that can help tackle the climate emergency

    — Manda Banda

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  • The Carpentry Show

    Robin Clevett talks to Alex from Errioc Carpentry about his recent award win

    Robin Clevett is joined by award winning Carpenter Alex Burham from Errioc Carpentry to discuss his experiences in the trade and starting up his business

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    Chris Frediani talks to Plaster of the year winner Richard Wellfair

    Chris Frediani is joined by the man crowned Plasterer of the year at UK construction week in May, Rich Wellfair. Richard talks about his introduction to the trade, his experiences, spray rendering, testing out modern tools and more

  • The Bald Builders

    90. Sexy bins, first day advice and bad jokes.

    This week Sam meets a sparkie who tells him about Sweden's sexy bins. A listners gets in touch this week and asks for Brad and Sam’s help….. And international joke day sees the lads tell some bad bad jokes. Plus loads and loads more including...

  • The Clive Holland Show

    Clive Holland Talks Rail Strikes, Career Switchers, Stereotypes and International Joke Day!

    Clive started off the week by taking a look at the Rail Strikes that gripped the nation last week and asked if members of the Construction Industry were affected. With Airlines set to strike throughout the summer, is there a possibility that our...

  • The Electrical Show

    Thomas Nagy and Bradley Jones on recurring revenue

    Thomas Nagy and Bradley Jones discuss sourcing recurring revenue and how big a chunk of your profits you can source from this kind of work. Where you can source it from and the ways you can go about doing so

  • The Heating and Plumbing Show

    Andy and Todd talk to Plumbing & Heating Engineers at Installer about Heat Pumps

    Andy and Todd are at the Installer Show in Birmingham and track down four Plumbing & Heating engineers from across the country to get their opinions on Heat Pumps

  • The Painting and Decorating Show

    Joel and Todd talk about tools & innovation

    Joel and Todd talk about some of their favourite tools old and new. Joel also brings in his own invention that's revolutionised the way he works in domestic settings

  • The Carpentry Show

    Robin Clevett chats to Sammy Smith about van conversions, tools & social media

    Robin Clevett is joined by Carpenter Sammy Smith. Sam is a tool aficionado and his social media content has seen him build a following of almost 15 thousand followers on Instagram and almost 45 thousand followers on TikTok. Robin talks to Sam about...

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