Latest news from PremierWorcester launches new Apprentice of the Year competition
Worcester, Bosch Group has called on the country’s heating engineers to get their apprentices involved in a new, nationwide search for the industry’s best apprentice installer. The leading manufacturer’s latest competition will set those learning the trade a series of skill-based challenges each month in the quest to be crowned the #WeAreWorcester Apprentice of the Year. Tasks will be issued via social media every month, with each entry scored and… (read more)Tool theft cost UK tradespeople £94million last year
The theft of tradespeople’s tools may have run to a bill of £94,521,600 last year, new research has revealed. The analysis of Freedom of Information (FOI) data, exclusively obtained from various police constabularies by Trade Direct Insurance, found that these types of crimes are so common now that up to 215 tradespeople every single day could be having their tools stolen. This means that if the tools were uninsured, the… (read more)Blow torch failure
Don’t you hate it when you get an emergency call out then your blow torch failureWho Are The ISO?
The International Organisation for Standards, otherwise known as ISO, are the worlds largest developer of international standards. Made up of national standards bodies from all over the world, they began in 1947 when delegates from 25 countries met in London. They decided to create an organisation to ‘facilitate the international coordination and unification of industrial standards’. In February 1947 the ISO officially began operations. They give efficient and effective specifications… (read more)Is Refrigeration Top Of Your Priorities? It Should Be!
Whatever your commercial property, refrigeration is probably something you take for granted…until it goes wrong. If you’re in an office block, you probably use the fridge to keep your milk chilly & your sandwiches cool. If you’re in catering you might value your refrigeration equipment a little bit more, but it’s still probably not something that you’d list amongst the most important things in your business. But the truth is,… (read more)Hoteliers, Save Money By Going Green!
The hotel industry gets hit hard when it comes to energy bills. Whilst other sectors can turn off at the end of the working day, the hotel industry can’t because, well, there isn’t a ‘working day’. As a hotelier, you need to keep your premises switched on 24/7. It’s even harder if your hotel is in a listed building as many are, especially in more rural areas. Being in a… (read more)