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New regulator for construction products

New regulator for construction products

Filed Under: Industry News

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced the launch of a new regulator that ensures materials used to build homes will be safer. The launch follows the Hackitt review which came after the Grenfell tragedy and the Building Safety Bill that was published in Summer 2020. The Bill “set out the biggest reforms to building safety regulation for a generation, and …
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Faisal Hussain joins DGCOS as New Chief Executive

Faisal Hussain joins DGCOS as New Chief Executive

The Double Glazing & Conservatory Ombudsman scheme, DGCOS, welcomes new Chief Executive, Faisal Hussain. Faisal will be working with the DGCOS team to ensure consumers continue to be protected and to support DGCOS members in delivering excellent customer service and winning more business. Faisal brings in-depth knowledge and experience in the double glazing sector as well as having many years’ e…

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Tool theft is costing installers over £5.5k

Tool theft is costing installers over £5.5k

A recent survey by Honcho insurance reveals that tool theft from vans is costing businesses an average of £5,584 with 89% saying that their van insurance didn’t cover the full cost of replacement. And tool thefts are on the increase. A tradesperson’s van is broken into on average every 20 minutes in the UK and the financial impact is not just on the cost of replacing tools but being unable to…

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Could a strong online presence generate leads just as well as word of mouth?

Could a strong online presence generate leads just as well as word of mouth?

Word of mouth marketing has been around since the beginning of time and we all know that it’s a great way to generate leads for free. Research proves it. 72% of people get news from friends and family, making word of mouth the most popular channel for sharing [1]. Word of mouth marketing has evolved over time and now it doesn’t rely solely on having a conversation with your peers, but also on …

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Homeowners in Britain could spend up to £5bn on their homes before Christmas

Homeowners in Britain could spend up to £5bn on their homes before Christmas

Homeowners in Britain could spend £4.94 billion before Christmas purely on improvements to their homes and gardens according to research by market research company, Kantar. Despite the many home improvements that have been made since March this year, homeowners are still saying that they have work to do, of which 60% of respondents revealed they plan to paint their home and 37% planning on fixing…

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