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BREXIT – What does it mean for installers?

BREXIT – What does it mean for installers?

After three and a half years of political debate, we have now officially left the European Union. Over that time there’s been huge speculation of what might happen, particularly around the economy and what it means for consumer protection. With many pieces of consumer protection legislation coming from the European Union you might be thinking that BREXIT would have a massive impact on consumer p…

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George Clarke meets DGCOS Management

DGCOS, HICS & HIES unveil George Clarke as new brand ambassador

George Clarke joins consumer protection organisation DGCOS. Well-known celebrity architect and TV presenter George Clarke has been unveiled as a new consumer champion working with stalwart Nick Ross (ex-Watchdog and Crimewatch) for HIES, DGCOS and HICS consumer protection organisations, underlining the scheme’s commitment to quality and further increasing awareness of the valuable work they und…

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Apple Panels Entering into Creditors Voluntary Liquidation

Apple Panels Entering into Creditors Voluntary Liquidation

From the DGCOS Advice Team. It was announced on Wednesday 19th December 2018 that Apple Panels LTD is beginning the process to enter into Creditors Voluntary Liquidation (CVL) and will cease to trade with immediate effect. Apple Panels Ltd were a founding member of the (DGCOS) – The Double Glazing and Conservatory Quality Assurance Ombudsman Scheme and we understand this is unwelcome news, espec…

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What is the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC)?

What is the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC)?

What is the NHIC and what does it do? The NHIC was launched in 1974 with a simple mission ‘To improve the quality and standards of Home Improvements". In the early years, the NHIC’s main activities concentrated on lobbying government, research and co-operation with private and social sector housing. But there is still much to be done – in fact, the need to raise awareness and standards of ho…

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