New Business Secretary to cut £10b to support small businesses

Speaking from Bristol’s Engine Shed business centre in his first speech since taking over from Vince Cable as business secretary, Sajid Javid has pledged to cut at least £10 billion of red tape among a series of measures devised to

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APHC teams up with HMRC to help businesses understand tax obligations

The Association of Heating & Plumbing Contractors (APHC) and HM Revenue & Customs are pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership to support small plumbing and heating businesses in understanding their tax affairs. Esther Harries, APHC commercial manager,

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APHC gives its support for Gas Safety Week

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) has agreed to give support to Gas Safety Week (September 15th-21st), and has done so for it’s fourth year. The fourth annual Gas Safety Week will see the whole industry coming together

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Pilot scheme helps plumbers report high-risk work

The Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors (APHC) and Severn Trent Water have joined together to pilot a scheme where WaterSafe-approved contractors can directly report any high-risk work to the relevant water company. Upon receiving a high-risk work report, Severn Trent

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Legionella Risk Assessment and Disinfection Scheme Starting to Develop

The Plumbing & Heating Contractors Alliance’s (PHCA) new national Legionella Risk Assessment and Disinfection Scheme is beginning to develop an approved membership base, and welcomed its first eight fully approved members. PHCA comprises of the Association of Plumbing & Heating

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