Help to Grow

Learn new skills, reach more customers and boost your profits with Help to Grow. There are now two government backed programmes; Help to Grow: Digital and Help to Grow: Management Course. Help to Grow: Digital, is a UK-wide government-backed scheme which provides businesses with free, impartial advice, guidance and tools to help you explore digital technology Read More…

HETAS signs up to the Prompt Payment Code

HETAS has now signed up to The Prompt Payment Code (PPC). The Code is a voluntary code of practice for businesses, administered by the Office of the Small Business Commissioner (SBC) on behalf of BEIS. It was established in December 2008 and sets standards for payment practices between organisations of any size and their suppliers. Read More…

Retailer News | #getfiredup campaign, have your say and more

We hope reopening has gone well for our approved retailers and manufacturers. We launched our retailer #getfiredup campaign in April to coincide with lockdown measures easing and thank you to everyone who got involved. We had a lot of engagement and it was great to see so many businesses sharing, liking, and commenting. We know Read More…

Safety advice for holiday properties

With lockdown measures easing across the UK, we want to ensure holiday properties with wood-burning or multifuel stoves are ready for visitors. As the solid fuel safety organisation, we are advising that appliances are checked, and chimneys swept before guests arrive this year. Safety measures We recommend you have your chimney swept at least twice Read More…

Staying COVID-19 Secure

As the coronavirus pandemic continues across the world, the impact on Europe and the UK is taking affect once again. There are regional approaches to tackling the pandemic and this can have an impact on business. England, Wales and Scotland have varying strategies in place during November, with England announcing a lockdown from Thursday 5th Read More…

Lawbite | there to support you

Through your registration with HETAS, there are a number of benefits that you can make use of, from a listing on the website search, our technical helpline, regular newsletters and bulletins, and third party benefits such as LawBite ande Prompt Payer. Lawbite Explained LawBite is the UK’s leading online legal tech platform, providing you access Read More…

Apprenticeship Funding

From August 2020 there will be funding available in England for employers taking on apprenticeships. HETAS is encouraging it’s registered businesses to consider apprentices as a route to growing its workforce. Apprentices are aged 16 or over and combine working with studying to gain skills and knowledge in a specific job. Businesses that offer apprenticeships Read More…

COVID19 Training Update

We caught up with HETAS on the current situation with HETAS training as the lockdown eases in some regions and centres look at ways to provide training that works for you. Unprecedented times This time last year things were normal; everyone would be getting back into the swing of things following a few days at Read More…

Coronavirus Support for Business

A number of government schemes are now in place During this difficult and uncertain time for businesses and individuals various emergency schemes have been produced by government to help businesses survive the Covid-19 pandemic. We urge all of our registrants to investigate what funding is available. We have outlined the key schemes put in place Read More…