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    Govt gives two more years’ grace for CE-UKCA changeover

    Businesses have been given a further two-year extension to the make the change from CE to UKCA marking, giving them until December 2024 to relabel products. Th is means they will be able to use...

    Cost-of-living crisis adds to further drop in demand – survey

    Yet more evidence of declining demand among fenestration companies has come from a survey showing only a quarter of businesses (26%) report an increase in the level of enquiries as against nearly two thirds...

    Warning of rise in doorstep scams as rogue traders cash in on energy crisis...

    Trading Standards officers are warning of a new spate of door-to-door scams by rogue traders claiming homeowners may qualify for Government grants for replacement windows and other insulation upgrades. The Chartered Trading Standards Institute, which...

    Three quarters back call for long-term green homes plan

    Nearly three quarters of industry SMEs (74%) have backed a call for the government to spell out a long-term plan for greener homes. The plea comes in response to falling demand for construction and retrofit...

    Safestyle ditches Duraflex for Liniar

    Safestyle has dropped the Duraflex PVC-u system after ten years and handed the account, said to be worth around 3,500 tonnes a year, to Liniar. The retailer said in a statement to the Stock Market...

    New fake site cards even have phoney website, warns GQA

    A warning has gone out to be alert to a new spate of fake CSCS card that has been discovered on sites around the UK. The fraudsters have even backed the scam with a phoney...

    ICO issues £270,000 fines for three cold-calling firms

    Three separate Midlands glazing companies have been fined a total of £270,000 after ICO investigators found they had made altogether more than 640,000 unsolicited phone calls to TPS registered homes. Posh Windows UK Ltd of...

    Nearly three quarters of businesses report growth – survey

    Almost three quarters of UK fenestration businesses say they managed to grow in the last 18 months – and over a third of those say they added more than a quarter to sales, according...

    RIP Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – Guidance to construction business during mourning and...

    The Construction Leadership Council has issued guidance notes for business and organisations during the current period of mourning up to and including the day of the State Funeral. Following the official guidance, stating: ‘there is...

    Make retrofit priority, Berry urges Truss

    Liz Truss must prioritise the need to retrofit existing homes to combat the growing energy crisis, the Federation of Master Builders said today (Sep 6) in response to her appointment as PM. Chief executive Brian...