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The physical demands of being a tradesperson

In 2019, more than 79,000 construction workers suffered from work related ill health (either new or long standing conditions). 54,000 workers every year experience a non-fatal injury, including trips and falls on the same level, injuries due to lifting and carrying, falls from heights and also by being struck by a moving object. Many of […]

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12 ways to be more eco friendly

It’s a common misconception that living a green, sustainable life can only be successful if your home is installed with solar panels, wind turbines and a large compost in the garden whilst driving an eco-car and only using food specifically grown by yourself. While it would be great if we could all make these efficient […]

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Advice for tradespeople working safely in other people’s homes during COVID-19

As we approach a new normal way of working, for those who are working in customers’ homes, it’s important that you utilise different safety measures and precautions to limit contact and reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. You can find the current Government guidance on working in other peoples homes safely here. Some of […]

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How to design a home office setup that works for you

In the last few months, working from home has suddenly become the norm for millions of people across the UK. When things finally return to some semblance of normality, there are a lot of business asking the question about whether or not they actually need their staff back in offices. Business rates, rents and utility […]

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5 steps we are taking to keep our customers and staff safe

As we move to re-open our training centre on a limited scale, we have introduced several measures to help keep our customers and staff safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. When attending a training course, we ask that our customers please help us uphold these enhanced measures and social distancing. If you at any time you […]

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