Making a Claim

Making a claim Professional indemnity insurance, or PI, is an important element of your business insurance. PI provides protection for your business should a customer suffer a financial loss following advice that you gave to them, and they subsequently submit a claim. Business insurance from HETAS Insurance Services includes professional indemnity insurance as standard. Our Read More…

No Contract No Payment

No contract, no payment Having a contract in place before starting work seems obvious. But regular complaints from customers and traders seem to indicate that the obvious doesn’t always happen. Check out these top contract guidance tips from the Which? Trusted Traders team. Most of the time, you quote for a job, do it to Read More…

National Minimum Wage

Are you compliant with the national minimum wage and living wage? This months blog from HETAS Insurance Services In 2019 the Government made changes to the national minimum wage (NMW) and the national living wage (NLW) in the United Kingdom, effective from 1 April. All employees over school leaving age are entitled to the minimum Read More…

Round the bend

Round the bend HETAS receive on occasion queries relating to the appropriate application of any provisions contained within recognised BSI standards, and how they can be applied with continued re-assurance in meeting the UK Building Regulation requirements. Recently this has included provisions surrounding immediate bends directly off the top of an appliance. Alternative approach In Read More…

The Importance of Commissioning

Importance of Commissioning Commissioning of any solid fuel appliance is a vital part of the installation process. However, on occasions it can be overlooked. HETAS Inspections Manager Alan Young talks to us about the critical points of the commissioning process. Guidance Building Regulations require appliances and flue systems to be tested on completion to ensure Read More…

Refresher Courses with HETAS

Refresher Courses HETAS introduced refresher courses back in 2014 in response to changes placed upon schemes by government. With many of you due to refresh over the coming year, we spoke to Training Manager Mike Harvey about what’s new. HETAS has been providing refresher training for over five years now, in response to changes in Read More…