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
HEAT PUMPS New heat pump installer training course launched by the Heat Pump Association welcomed by the government to help achieve their target to install 600,000 heat pumps per year by 2028. Read more in HVP Magazine.
CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT Construction output falls for the third consecutive month, reveals new Office of National Statistics data. This is due to material price increases and skills shortages, says the Federation of Master Builders.
BUILDING MERCHANTS Screwfix announces new one-hour rapid delivery service to be launched in November, in more than 30 UK cities. Read the press release on the Screwfix website.
CLIMATE CHANGE Construction industry bodies say the industry has a big part to play in meeting the objective of limiting global temperature rises of 1.5℃ set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), in response to a recent IPCC report, reports Modern Building Services.
🤣 You’ll laugh at these funny videos of tradesmen
Not the smartest choice!
🤤 So satisfying
That’s a great finish
📹 Video of the week!
Ecobricks are being used to build children’s playgrounds, furniture and more across the world!
❤️ 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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