Weekly roundup: Rated People’s UK trade industry news digest
What’s going on in the trades industry? From hilarious pranks to newsworthy updates, there’s never a dull moment. 🙌 It can be hard to keep up with the latest so we’ve put together your weekly dose of the good, the bad and the funny. 👍 Grab 5 minutes and check it out below!
🚨 UK building industry news you should know about
DIY DISASTERS Brits spent £1.4bn on hiring tradespeople to fix lockdown DIY disasters, reports Your Money.
LOW CARBON HEATING UK Clean Growth Fund awards £2.5m investment to Tepeo, a British company that has developed a low cost, easy to install low carbon boiler. Read more in Renewable Energy Magazine.
SITE WASTE Environment Agency warns construction companies of fine risk for illegal waste disposal, following news that 23,000 tonnes of waste could not be legally exported last year due to contamination with building materials. Find out more in Construction News.
MENTAL HEALTH The ‘Stop. Make a Change’ campaign, which urges construction staff to down tools for an hour in October to consider health, safety and wellbeing, is now backed by Construction Leadership Council (CLC). Read more on the CLC website.
🤣 You’ll laugh at these funny videos of tradesmen
There’s always one on site!
How did he not see that coming?
🤔 Hang on a minute…
If only it was this easy!
📹 Video of the week!
What a good boy
❤️ Keeping up with the trades
Tradespeople do so much brilliant work around the UK every day, we can’t keep up! So, each week, we’re showcasing a positive testimonial that one of you have received from a happy homeowner.
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