News

Autor: | Freitag, 12. Juli 2013 | Kommentare

The WorldSkills Olympics took place on 2-7 July in Leipzig, Germany.

WorldSkills OlympicsWhat exactly is it?

It’s an international event that aims to bring together the most talented people in the traditional crafts/trades, as well as those in the modern technology-based vocations, in a series of skill-testing competitions.

So, just how did the UK do? Very well, indeed!

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Autor: | Mittwoch, 26. September 2012 | Kommentare

It’s Electrical Fire Safety Week!

The Electrical Safety Council (ESC), the government’s Fire Kills campaign and Fire and Rescue Services have teamed up in an effort to raise awareness surrounding the dangers of electrical fires.

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Autor: | Dienstag, 31. Juli 2012 | Kommentare

The UK Contractors Group (UKCG) is working to promote investment in the UK Construction Industry with a campaign called Creating Britain’s Future!

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The Olympics are Here!


Autor: | Freitag, 27. Juli 2012 | Kommentare

The day has finally arrived – the London 2012 Games are just hours away!

The world’s attention may be focused on the elite athletes on the podiums – but how did it all come together? With the hard work of the UK builders, of course!

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Events,News,Video

Autor: | Donnerstag, 5. Januar 2012 | Kommentare

UPDATE –  For a limited time (until 15th January) you can enjoy a FREE streaming of this full-length film, courtesy of Taco HVAC.

Be sure to check out the Q&A with Richard Yeagley on Taco HVAC’s Facebook page!

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A few weeks ago, we made mention of a documentary film about tradespeople and service providers in the USA (The Tradesman: Making an Art of Work). Today, we have the fortune of sharing with you a guest post from the filmmaker himself, Richard Yeagley:

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News,Top Tips

Autor: | Mittwoch, 7. Dezember 2011 | Kommentare

With stories of rogue traders popping up in the news again and again, it seems the tough financial times have paved the way for cowboys to cash in.

According to the Oxford City Council, there has been a 50% increase in complaints to Trading Standards for garden/tree work alone.

It’s not just customers they’ve got in their sights – it’s proper, credible tradesmen as well.

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Autor: | Dienstag, 6. Dezember 2011 | Kommentare

It’s easy to get caught up in the holiday rush of shopping and decorating – but take care not to overlook important winter maintenance. According to a poll by Budget Van Insurance, 1 in 5 British households call out for an emergency trade service during the holidays. If you’ve ever been one of them, you know that holiday callouts don’t come cheap!

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New MyHammer Feature!


Autor: | Freitag, 18. November 2011 | Kommentare

At MyHammer, we’re always looking to improve your experience!

While we are continuing to work away at making changes and improvements, we welcome your input and ideas.

Our newest update is an added feature for tradesmen and service providers.


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Home Improvement Shows,News,Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Dienstag, 18. Oktober 2011 | Kommentare

The National Homebuilding and Renovating Show will take place on 4th-6th November at the Harrogate International Centre in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Whether you’re a tradesperson looking to expand your skills, or if you’re looking for ideas for your own home build or reno, this show is the place to go for all your homebuilding and renovating needs!

Show features include:

•    Ask the Experts
•   Masterclasses
•   Seminars

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The Infrastructure Show


Autor: | Freitag, 14. Oktober 2011 | Kommentare

The 2011 Infrastructure Show will be taking place 17th-19th October at the NEC in Birmingham.

While the show is geared toward civil engineers, it’s also for contractors, project managers and others interested in “rail, roads, airports and utilities.”

The show features a seminar programme that will run for all three days and feature 25 industry-expert speakers.

You can find the full Keynote Theatre schedule here.

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