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
INDUSTRY GROWTH Construction industry output will grow by an average of 4.4% annually from 2021-2025, meaning it’ll return to pre-COVID levels in 2022, predicts the Construction Skills Network.
NEW TRADESPEOPLE To meet the growing demand, 217,000 more construction industry workers will be needed by 2025 (including tradespeople and office-based staff). Find out which roles will be most in-demand in the Construction Enquirer.
GAS PRICES Government can expect major public backlash if it increases domestic gas prices to force homeowners to buy low carbon heating appliances, warns the Energy & Utilities Alliance.
EUROPEAN WORKERS Construction employers with European staff urged to help them apply for settled status ahead of 30th June deadline to avoid staff shortages. Read more in Builders’ Merchants News.
🤣 You’ll laugh at these funny videos of tradesmen
He gave it a good go!
Every single time…
🤔 What do you think?
Carpenters, here’s a dilemma for you
📹 Video of the week!
There are plenty more funny videos we could share, but we absolutely loved this one – so sweet!
❤️ 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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