Fix Radio Features

All the latest stories from across the Construction sector.

‘No Jab, No Job’ the Pimlico Plumbers Debate

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2021

 

Pimlico Plumbers are set to introduce a ‘No Jab, No Job’ policy for employees, with reference to the COVID-19 vaccine.

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ROCKWOOL launches Green Homes Grant companion app

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2021

 

ROCKWOOL Green Homes Grant app supports homeowners with energy efficiency scheme.

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Research raises concerns for government’s environmental targets in the Construction Sector

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2021

 

Uponor’s recent Whitepaper has revealed that many industry professionals believe there needs to be big changes in the construction industry, in order to meet the government’s net-zero environmental targets by 2050.

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Construction Community: Tarmac launches the Blue Circle 'One of the Family' Podcast

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2021

 

Tarmac Cement have launched their ‘One of the Family’ Podcast this month, aimed to support struggling Tradespeople and Construction workers.

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Protrade launches eco-friendly foil pack in mission to champion a greener future for the Construction Trade

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2021

 

Protrade launches eco-friendly foil pack in mission to champion a greener future for the construction trade.

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Mark Vitow LTD launch new Easy-Install Wetroom Kit

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2021

 

Mark Vitow LTD launch new Easy-Install Wetroom Kit, one of the most innovative and flexible products of its kind.

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NHBC releases new 2021 standards for UK housebuilders

Posted: Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

 

NHBC, the UK’s leading warranty and insurance provider for new homes releases the 2021 edition of its technical Standards.

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24% of Tradespeople Believe Their Business Won't Survive Lockdown

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

 

In a recent survey by Rhino Trade Insurance, it had been revealed that 24% of over 300 self-employed tradespeople were not confident their business could survive another lockdown.

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CICV Forum and CSIC to launch new Be Covid Smart digital learning toolkit

Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2021

 

The Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has teamed up with Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) to create a new and innovate ‘Be Covid Smart Digital Learning Toolkit’.

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Grant UK publishes new heat pump brochure

Posted: Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

 

The new Grant Aerona³ Air Source Heat Pump range brochure is released.

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Stopcocks Women Plumbers Discovery Sessions

Posted: Monday, January 4th, 2021

 

Stopcocks Female Plumbers run frequent Discovery sessions, which are an informal opportunity to hear more about the organisation.

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Is The Heating Industry Failing?

Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

 

Research from The Heating Hub suggests training and upskill failings in the Heating Industry.

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Nominations open for The Master Builder Awards 2021

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2020

 

The FMB (Federation of Master Builders) look forward to celebrating the best building projects produced by Master Builders in the UK at The Master Builder Awards 2021.

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Mental Health Awareness: The Lighthouse Charity

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2020

 

Bill Hill, CEO of the Lighthouse Charity, wants Tradespeople to know that if they’re struggling, they have somewhere to turn.

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How Tradespeople Have Adapted Over Lockdown, According to Yell.com

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2020

 

A new survey by Yell.com has revealed that Tradespeople have found new ways of communicating with their customers to help survive over the pandemic.

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Asbestos Professionals Issue Urgent Lockdown Reminder

Posted: Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

 

Asbestos Professionals issue urgent reminder that cancer-causing asbestos still can and should be managed during lockdown.

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Green Homes Grant Deadline Extended Until March 2022

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2020

 

The Prime Minister has announced the extension of the Green Homes Grant until March 2022.

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Grant UK #ShowUsYourSnood Social Media Competition

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

 

Grant UK are running a #ShowUsYourSnood competition across their Social Media platforms, enter for the chance to win an exclusive Grant UK backpack filled with goodies.

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Crackdown on Fraud CITB Qualifications

Posted: Monday, November 16th, 2020

 

CITB has received reports of assisted one-day Site Safety Plus (SSP) courses and the CITB Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test costing more than £1,000 - the true cost of the HS&E test is £21.

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Wilo UK Women In Water Industry Webinar

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

 

Wilo UK are hosting a Women In Water Industry Webinar on Thursday 12th November, 14:00-15:00pm.

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Draper Tools Release Tool Advent Calendar

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2020

 

Draper Tools have released their Tool Advent Calendar, donating £1 to NHS Charities Together for each Calendar sold.

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On The Tools Hi-Viz Hero Winner: Dulux Select Decorator Sean Kelly

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2020

 

Sean Kelly, a 52 year old Dulux Select Decorator has won the On The Tools: Hi-Viz Hero Award for his charitable acts during lockdown.

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HUGE Black Friday Sale at ITS

Posted: Thursday, November 5th, 2020

 

Our friends and sponsors of The Clive Holland Show - ITS, have got some awesome news for you, whether you’re still on the job this November OR your spending more time at home during lockdown and finally getting round to sorting all those jobs you’ve been putting off for ages!

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World's First Pothole Repairing Robot Uncovered in Liverpool

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2020

 

The University of Liverpool has revealed a new robot which is able to detect potholes and fix them. Robotiz3d is a new spin out company, formed by the University researchers to develop this new technology.

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MaterialsMarket.com: The Unique Marketplace for Construction Materials

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2020

 

Materialsmarket.com is a new, unique marketplace that connects sellers and buyers of construction materials. The new platform allows customers to access multiple suppliers from across the UK, providing a new and innovative way to access a collective of construction material providers in one easy swoop.

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Think Before You Dig - The Dangers of underground Electricity Cables

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2020

 

According to new research released by the Energy Networks Association (ENA), nearly a third (31%) of construction workers are risking their lives by failing to check for underground electricity cables when digging on site. The ENA have now launched the ‘Think Before You Dig’ campaign, to spread awareness of the dangers of underground electricity and prevent further digging disasters.

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Don't Do It Yourself Campaign: The Gas Safe Register

Posted: Monday, November 2nd, 2020

 

A recent survey for The Gas Safe Register has revealed that over half of Brits are more likely to carry out DIY projects during lockdown and social distancing, regardless of them not being experienced professionals. The Gas Safe Register have launched the ‘Don’t Do It Yourself’ Campaign, to warn against the temptation to do gas-related projects that could be potentially very dangerous.

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The Bald Builders: The Bald Festival for Chestnut Tree House

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2020

 

Fix Radio’s very own Bald Builders, Brad Hanson and Sam Hughes, aim to throw the world's biggest Covid-era Festival the ‘Bald Festival’, raising funds for their local hospice, Chestnut Tree House in 2021.

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Build & Grow: Manage the Stress of being a Self Employed Tradesperson

Posted: Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

 

Evolve and Grow Coaching help business owners to manage the stress that comes with being self employed. Their ‘Build & Grow’ programme has been designed to help Trade businesses deal with excess demand and transition to taking a step back from the tools.

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Luke and Jay: The Lipsyncing Plumbers Taking Tiktok by Storm

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

 

Luke and Jay are two ‘lipsyncing’ plumbers who are taking the TikTok world by storm.

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