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DGCOS Leyland Bake Off Raises £123.20 for St Catherine’s Hospice

DGCOS Leyland Bake Off Raises £123.20 for St Catherine’s Hospice

From left to right: Cathy O'Hara, Cathryn Wolfenden, Jonathon Moorhouse, Tabatha Strain, Charlotte Pilkington, Tracy Dilworth, Melody Ikin and Naomi Cunningham. DGCOS held a charity ‘Great Leyland Bake Off’ on 10th February to raise money for St Catherine’s Hospice. The Leyland-based business not only had some quality baking but also raised £123.20 for St Catherine’s Hospice. St Catherin…

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Asbestos - Should I Worry?

Asbestos - Should I Worry?

It’s 2020, should you still worry about asbestos? In short, yes. Asbestos poses extreme dangers to those who are exposed to it and even though it is no longer used in practice, it is still around, and the exposure can be lethal. What is asbestos? Asbestos is not a single type of mineral; it is a group of six minerals made up of microscopic fibres. Asbestos was previously used in homes and buildi…

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Are You Working at Height?

Are You Working at Height?

Working at height refers to work that holds a risk of a person becoming injured by falling, whether that is from a height or from ground level into an opening. However, it should be noted that this does not include a slip or trip on the level itself. Within the home improvement industry working at height is often unavoidable for installers, so, what do you need to know? The Work at Height Regulati…

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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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