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A new form of social media for tradespeople?

 Jan, 21 - 2015   GeneralContinue Reading

Social media for tradespeople, in 2015 it is no longer a case of should I be on there or not. More and more tradesmen and women are finding their way onto Twitter and Facebook. We here at Logic4training have certainly noticed a lot more of you using twitter and the...


Should you help customers fit CO alarms?

 Jan, 19 - 2015   SafetyContinue Reading

Installers, are you doing enough to help your customers fit CO alarms? Over 50% of home owners, tenants and private renters in England and Wales are not doing enough to protect themselves against the dangers of Carbon Monoxide (CO). A new survey from YouGov for Honeywell has found that people are...


Halfway through an OLCI training course?

 Jan, 15 - 2015   GeneralContinue Reading

Need to finish an OLCI Construction training course? Look no further – call us today so we can talk through your specific requirements: Call 0345 845 7222   Were you on an OLCI Construction training course? Are you half way through OLCI gas, electrical, plumbing or renewables training and have been...


New ErP Directive is on the way

 Jan, 13 - 2015   Green IssuesContinue Reading

The new Energy-related Product ErP directive from the EU will come into force as of the 26th September 2015. Energy related products (the use of which has an impact on energy consumption) account for a large proportion of the energy consumption in the EU. This includes Energy-using products (EUPs), which...


Changes to the 17th Edition regulations

 Jan, 12 - 2015   ElectricalContinue Reading

Changes to the 17th Edition regulations have been announced. Amendment 3 of the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations have been issued (as of the 1st January 2015). Although the changes have been issued; the amendments do not come into force until July 2015. You can be sure that our 17th Edition Wiring...


It’s going to be a happy new year for Tradesmen

 Jan, 01 - 2015   GeneralContinue Reading

2015 is looking like a happy, busy new year for tradesmen in the UK. Qualified plumbers and heating engineers are among tradesmen who are working harder than ever. Many are expecting a big business boom over the next 12 months after new research was released by trade supplier, Plumbfix. As...


Manual Handling Injuries 2013/14 – Infographic

 Dec, 30 - 2014   SafetyContinue Reading

Our Manual handling Injuries Infographic 2013/14 is made up of statistics taken from this HSE report. You might want to read our recent article on manual handling, which includes tips and advice on correct procedure. We offer online health & Safety courses, including Manual handling. Click here to find out more


Solar power will beat Gas by 2018

 Dec, 23 - 2014   Green IssuesContinue Reading

Britain’s Solar power will be cheaper than gas by 2018, that’s according to new analysis from the Solar Trade Association (STA).   The STA says that as long as the government provides stable policy support (something that has certainly been an issue in the past), it will be cheaper to...


Christmas Safety tips

 Dec, 22 - 2014   SafetyContinue Reading

Tis the season to be Jolly! Very Jolly in fact, we all like to let our hair down at this time of year, drinking and generally just focusing on having fun.  With all the merry making it’s easy to forget that Christmas comes with it’s own festive hazards.    ...


Gas Safety in schools

 Dec, 19 - 2014   GasContinue Reading

Gas Safety in schools – start em’ young!   Kids in London are learning about gas safety thanks to new gas safety roadshows for schools, set up by the Gas Safe19 Charity and the Gas Safe Register.   The workshops have been launched in response to the shocking statistics that one...


British Gas in the bad books

 Dec, 18 - 2014   GasContinue Reading

Its bad news for British Gas, the company is being forced to give £11.1million to charity as part of a punishment by Ofgem for failing to deliver household efficiency measures on time.   The energy giant has delivered only 60 per cent of its Community Energy Saving Programme, which was...


Oil prices fall, time to become an oil installer?

 Dec, 15 - 2014   OilContinue Reading

Is it time to become an oil installer?   For years now oil has been expensive, driving up the cost of motoring and pushing off-grid homes and businesses to switch to renewables. Times have changed. In June oil was about £74 a barrel and more recent figures stand at £46.55,...


White Van still the most popular

 Dec, 05 - 2014   GeneralContinue Reading

White Van still the most popular It’s official, the white van still cuts it with you guys, it seems it’s the only colour that will really do!   White is still the most popular colour for van drivers. It has apparently been that way for over ten years and it...


Electricians – Are you maximising your business online?

 Dec, 03 - 2014   ElectricalContinue Reading

Are you maximising your business online?   According to research carried out by ratedpeople.com, a whopping 89 per cent of people surveyed believe that online reviews are important when choosing a tradesman, with an increasing number of home owners reading reviews and recommendation when trying to find an electrician to undertake...


Should I become an Electrician?

 Dec, 03 - 2014   ElectricalContinue Reading

You may be asking yourself “Should I become an electrician?” Well, Electricians, You’re in demand!   A lack of available labour is becoming a major threat for electrical contractors, according to industry magazine, Construction News. The shortage is attributed to a number of factors including the battle among booming housebuilders for...