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Consumer protection reforms unveil mandatory mediation in home improvement sector

Consumer protection reforms unveil mandatory mediation in home improvement sector

Filed Under: Industry News

New Government guidance published on 20th July unveils that using arbitration or mediation will become mandatory in the home improvement sector. The guidance states, “For the used car and home improvement sectors, where consumers often make large, important one-off purchases, the government will make it mandatory for businesses to take part in arbitration or mediation where disputes arise over …
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NHIC wins Best Home Improvement Advocacy UK Award

NHIC wins Best Home Improvement Advocacy UK Award

The National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) are winners of this year’s BUILD Magazine Awards – Best Home Improvement Advocacy – UK. The NHIC is the umbrella organisation for the UK refurbishment, maintenance and home improvement sector. Established in 1974 by Lord Ezra Kt MBE, it is the longest-serving voluntary membership organisation supporting the domestic RMI and broader Home Improvemen…

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DGCOS Chief Executive Appointed as NHIC Non-Executive Director

DGCOS Chief Executive Appointed as NHIC Non-Executive Director

Faisal Hussain, DGCOS Chief Executive, has recently been appointed as a Non-Executive Director for the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC). The NHIC, established in 1974, is the umbrella organisation for the UK refurbishment, maintenance, and home improvement sector. It represents the whole home improvement and RMI sector and helps to ensure that home improvement and domestic RMI remain a pri…

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DGCOS welcome Primary Authority Partnership with West Yorkshire Trading Standards

DGCOS welcome Primary Authority Partnership with West Yorkshire Trading Standards

DGCOS are pleased to announce their Primary Authority partnership with West Yorkshire Trading Standards. The Primary Authority partnership between DGCOS and West Yorkshire Trading Standards means that DGCOS members will be able to benefit from legally backed advice from West Yorkshire Trading Standards. The legally backed advice will be available across many areas such as compliance, model contrac…

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A Summary of CITB’s Building Skills for Net Zero Report

A Summary of CITB’s Building Skills for Net Zero Report

With the impending Net Zero by 2050 target, the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have conducted comprehensive research to outline the skills implications for the workforce required to reach the Government’s target. CITB’s Building Skills for Net Zero Report covers their key findings. A key focus of the report is that there needs to be a transformation of the construction sector in o…

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