Press releases

Our press releases highlight a wide range of industry and consumer issues.


Apprentices awarded with equipment bursaries to kick start their career

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The Worshipful Company of Plumbers (WCoP) has announced six recipients of its bursary to help kick-start their careers in the plumbing industry.

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Plumbing and Heating Skills Partnership unveils major expansion and strategic vision for a sustainable future




The Plumbing & Heating Skills Partnership (PHSP) is set to significantly expand and strengthen its membership following a strategic Skills Summit.

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CIPHE joins HSE Working Minds campaign

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CIPHE has joined Great Britain’s workplace regulator to support those in the Plumbing and Heating industry struggling with mental health and work-related stress.

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New Year’s Resolutions for the Plumbing and Mechanical Engineering Services Industry

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Kevin Wellman, CEO of CIPHE sets out what he hopes will be collective resolutions for plumbing and heating engineers in 2024.

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CIPHE CEO Welcomes Autumn Budget Investment in Green Technology and Skills




The CIPHE has welcomed the government’s commitment to apprenticeships, training, and net zero but stresses that they must be aligned to achieve decarbonisation.

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CIPHE CEO Warns Closure of Public Toilets is Dehumanising




Following news of confirmed and potential public toilet closures, Kevin Wellman, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), is putting the spotlight on public health.

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CIPHE shares public safety concerns as scalds & burns cost NHS at least £6 million over last 12 months

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Following the release of the latest NHS Digital statistics for burns and scalding, Kevin Wellman, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has highlighted the significant risk to public health and the cost to the NHS.

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UK destination for the 2026 World Plumbing Council conference is revealed

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The Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has revealed that the World Plumbing Council (WPC), the global organisation at the forefront of creating safe and effective plumbing worldwide, will convene for their 2026 conference at InstallerSHOW.

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The Work of Rogue Traders is Disruptive and Dangerous, says CIPHE’s New President

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Newly appointed president of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), Alex Wildish, has pledged to spotlight the impact of rogue trading in a bid to raise awareness and drive quality across the industry.

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