Category Archives: Industry News

Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap! Tackling industry age gap is key for hire industry Attracting the younger generation to careers in the tool, plant and equipment hire sector is the biggest challenge to businesses in the short to medium term says Hire Association Europe (HAE). By raising the industry’s profile through its career programme, HAE hire leaders are...
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The future of wood-burning – TODAY

The SIA (Stove Industry Alliance) recently used the services of a research company, Kiwa Gastec whose report shows that modern clean burning Ecodesign stoves, including those in the Charlton & Jenrick range, can reduce particulate emissions by up to 90% compared to an open fire, and 80-84% compared to an old stove. This finding is so...
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Industry Welcomes New Japanese Knotweed Code of Practice

The UK trade body dedicated to the UK Invasive species industry INNSA (Invasive Non-native Specialists Association) has launched a new Code of Practice for managing Japanese Knotweed, which has been welcomed by national remediation specialists The new Code of Practice replaces the third edition of the Environment Agency document “Managing Japanese Knotweed on development sites” also...
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Customer care is king for kitchen installers 

Customer satisfaction and care, rather than ease of work and time spent on the job, are top priority for kitchen installers according to the latest research from kitchen and bathroom worktop manufacturer, Maxtop Quartz Ltd. When discussing how they select material, manufacturer or brand they recommend to customers, 78 per cent of installers questioned said the...
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