Five ways to stand out on social media

Top tips from the Which? Trusted Traders team Are your social media posts getting enough attention from potential customers? We talk you through some tried-and-tested methods to get noticed. Whether you’re a Facebook fan, a Twitter lover or an Instagram addict, social media presents a great opportunity for you to connect with customers and your Read More…

Christmas Closure 2019

It’s heading towards that time of year when the HETAS office close for a Christmas break following a busy year. No doubt you will all be doing the same and having some well-deserved time with your family & friends. We would like to remind installers to return any paper certificates of compliance to HETAS as Read More…

Clean Air Plan Wales

Clean Air Plan Wales Further to the announcement of the draft Environment Bill, on the 10 December the Welsh Government announced its Clean Air Plan, of which wood burning forms a key part. Consultation now open The Welsh Government are consulting on proposals which include: enhancing our air quality monitoring and assessment capabilities proposals for Read More…

The Environment Bill Explained

On Monday 14th October at the state opening of Parliament, the Queen’s Speech made reference to Environmental principles becoming enshrined in law, measures to improve air, water quality, tackle plastic pollution & restore habitats, new legally-binding environmental improvement targets & independent regulator all in new Environment Bill. Here the HETAS team explains the finer details of the Environment Bill and what impact it will have on our industry.

Are there gaps in your insurance?

One of the requirements of being a HETAS registrant is that your business insurance meets the minimum levels of cover for your industry. This means that you must have a minimum of £2 million public liability cover in your policy. HETAS Insurance Services has worked closely with insurers to ensure that the cover we offer meets those requirements.

New Apprenticeship

Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship Launched September saw the launch of the new four-year Level 3 Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship. The new course enables apprentices to effectively combine several roles in the one apprenticeship and new Level 3 Standard offers them a choice of four pathways, including Natural Gas, solid Read More…

HETAS Approved Chimney Sweep Scheme Update

HETAS has opened an additional direct route for applicants to register for its Approved Chimney Sweep scheme. Previously, applicants have been required to be members of one of HETAS’ recognised chimney sweeping associations/organisations as well as needing to attend the appropriate HETAS training course (H003 or H009). The new direct registration route has been set Read More…