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5 Tips for Increasing your Cashflow Quickly

For trade businesses, having a steady stream of work and the cashflow to support it doesn’t always come hand in hand. From balancing the cost of materials upfront to issuing consistent payment to labourers, there is a lot to consider when running a trade business, so when cash isn’t readily available, operations suffer. The good…

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Everything you need to know about the Gas Boiler Ban

Gas heating systems will no longer be allowed in new homes from 2025 under new regulations unveiled by Philip Hammond. So, the question is, what can you do to be ready for this new regulation?

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Trade News

10 Tips for Cheaper Business Energy

With energy prices on the rise, businesses are seeking out the best energy deals to mitigate the effects of recent energy price hikes. There are two main elements to your business energy bill – your consumption data and your energy contract rates. Reducing your energy costs means looking for reductions in both. Sourcing the best...

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Consumer Survey Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

By completing our survey and sharing your email address, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. To enter, entrants but must be aged 18 years and over and be a resident in the UK. Employees (and their families or agents) of Checkatrade or any of their associated companies cannot enter the Prize...

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DIY Procrastination


Do you suffer with DIY procrastination?

Do you suffer with DIY procrastination? A growing to-do list, the thought of that enormous and somewhat daunting task ahead, combined with the pressure of getting it right first time. Don’t worry, we’ve been there, and we’re not surprised if you answered ‘yes’.

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Landscape Gardening

Checkatrade Member to the ‘Garden Rescue’!

One of our members was called upon by the BBC to take part in their 2015 series ‘Garden Rescue’ with Charlie Dimmock and the Rich Brothers. The series will help people who have the money put aside for their dream garden but no idea where to start. TV favourite, Charlie Dimmock, and the stars of...

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