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  • Outstanding apprentices win at CIPHE Apprentice Awards 2017

    Apprentices and trainers alike waited with baited breath to hear the results of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering’s (CIPHE) Apprentice Awards 2017 at PHEX Chelsea, on Wednesday 15th November.

    Date Posted:20 Nov 2017

  • CIPHE calls for action on fuel poverty

    The Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has joined in calls for the Government to take further action on fuel poverty in the upcoming autumn budget.

    Date Posted:17 Nov 2017

  • Failing the fuel poor

    As the news breaks this week from the National Energy Action (NEA) that a government scheme designed to combat fuel poverty has failed to repair a single gas boiler since April, a rising number of consumer groups are calling for further action on fuel poverty.

    Date Posted:17 Nov 2017

  • Professional body warns of rise in Legionnaires’ cases as outbreak claims grandmother of four (Consumer press)

    The Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has issued a warning on the growing number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease, in the wake of the death of Elaine Brown, a 69 year-old grandmother of four, from Liverpool.

    Date Posted:6 Nov 2017

  • Professional body warns of rise in Legionnaires’ cases as outbreak claims grandmother of four (Trade Press)

    The Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has issued a warning on the growing number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease, in the wake of the death of Elaine Brown, a 69 year-old grandmother of four, from Liverpool.

    Date Posted:6 Nov 2017

  • Keep out the cold

    The colourful autumn evenings will soon turn into long winter nights and for millions of elderly and vulnerable people, there is real fear in the freezing days ahead.  

    Date Posted:16 Oct 2017

  • Be burns aware

    Home is where the heart is, it’s where you are meant to feel the most safe. But, according to figures from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), the average home holds a host of hidden dangers, especially for the young, the elderly and those who are the most vulnerable.

    Date Posted:16 Oct 2017

  • Tacking the global sanitation crisis - World Toilet Day 2017

    World Toilet Day takes place on 19 November each year to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Coordinated by UN-Water in collaboration with governments and partners, the annual event shines the light on the fact that for billions of people around the world, sanitation systems are either non-existent or ineffective.

    Date Posted:22 Sep 2017

  • Professional body warns of workplace pension woes

    With auto-enrolment into the workplace pension now in full swing, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is giving the following advice to make sure employers are aware of their auto-enrolment responsibilities.

    Date Posted:6 Sep 2017

  • WaterSafe - what’s in it for you?

    If you are a Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) member sitting on the fence about joining the WaterSafe scheme, you might be wondering what joining yet another accreditation body will do for your business and professional standing. You might be wondering how much it will cost, or the hoops you have to jump through to join. But what if we said that registration was free, will increase the profile of your business and will enhance your knowledge and expertise?

    Date Posted:24 Aug 2017

  • The smart way to talk technical

    The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has launched two new websites, which will not only help members keep up-to-date with the very latest technical developments in the industry, but also boost their business knowledge on legal, marketing and financial issues.

    Date Posted:17 Jul 2017

  • CIPHE membership benefits grow with TenderSpace

    Members of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) will be delighted to learn that their membership benefits now include access to the online TenderSpace platform, with the advanced tools available at a heavily discounted subscription rate.

    Date Posted:10 Jul 2017

  • Steve Ingle DSc MSc LCGI IEng FCIPHE RP

    The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is sad to learn of the passing of former President, Steve Ingle.

    Date Posted:7 Jul 2017

  • CIPHE welcomes new President

    The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) held its AGM, today, Friday 30 June at United Insurance Brokers Limited in London. Geoff Westall EngTech MCIPHE RP was elected as National President, while Tracey Richardson EngTech LCGI MCIPHE RP was voted in as the Vice President.

    Date Posted:30 Jun 2017

  • Carbon Monoxide - the hidden holiday danger

    School is nearly out for summer and we are all looking forward to a well-earned break in the sun. Whether you are holidaying abroad or taking a staycation, it’s all about having fun and making memories with family or friends.

    Date Posted:27 Jun 2017

  • Going for gold with the CIPHE Apprentice Awards 2017

    Apprentices have until 31st July to enter the CIPHE Apprentice Awards 2017. Created to celebrate those who have found their true vocation in the plumbing and heating sector, the awards are offering an impressive £500 in prize money for each category as well as a special Awards Event later this year.

    Date Posted:26 May 2017

  • CIPHE members ‘make the difference’

    From 1-7th June the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) will be joining organisations all over the country to celebrate Volunteers’ Week 2017.

    Date Posted:21 Apr 2017

  • Don’t do it yourself!

    If you have been waiting for the long Easter bank holiday weekend to get that DIY project off the ground, step away from your tools and think carefully first. While most of us can do a half decent job of painting a wall, or replacing that door handle that always gets stuck, there are some jobs that should definitely be left to a skilled tradesperson.

    Date Posted:10 Apr 2017

  • The President's Dinner 2017

    Education and career development was the theme of this year’s Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering’s (CIPHE) ‘Dinner with the President’. Held on the 8 March at the Founders Hall, London, some 50 guests joined President Paul Williams to a special dinner, celebrating his tenure in the Institute’s most coveted position.

    Date Posted:20 Mar 2017

  • Tim Sainty joins CIPHE

    The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has welcomed Tim Sainty to the role of Membership Director. Tim joins the Institute from the British Veterinary Association (BVA), where he spent seven years as Head of Membership and a further 10 years within the organisation in various membership positions.

    Date Posted:16 Mar 2017

  • Safe water for all

    This year the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has even more to cheer about on World Plumbing Day, with the launch of its latest publication, the Safe Water Guide: Scald Prevention and Legionella.

    Date Posted:10 Mar 2017

  • Boosting benefits for CIPHE members

    As a part of our commitment to our members, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE) regularly reviews the companies providing valuable membership services, to make sure that members continue to receive the highest quality products, at the most competitive prices. 

    Date Posted:27 Feb 2017

  • Recognition and reward

    Three proud members of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) received awards at a special presentation ceremony in London on 13 February, organised by the Livery Companies Skill Council. The event took place at Merchant Taylors’ Hall and Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, Lord Mayor of London, presented candidates with their certificates.

    Date Posted:15 Feb 2017

  • CIPHE backs Government’s Industrial Strategy

    The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) has welcomed Government plans for a new strategy for British industry. Designed to boost a post-Brexit economy, the plan is promising more support for business, heavy investment in the research and development of new technologies, along with the establishment of a series of Institutes of Technology across England and Wales.

    Date Posted:23 Jan 2017

  • Arctic blast to cause misery for households

    The UK is set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as an artic blast sweeps across the nation. With temperatures in excess of -10 forecast for parts of Scotland and 5-10cm of snow likely for the rest of the UK, the cold snap signals plumbing misery for many, with frozen and burst pipes heading up the league of household disasters.

    Date Posted:10 Jan 2017