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What do you need to know about ERP?

 Mar, 27 - 2015   UncategorizedContinue Reading

As you may already know there are big changes on the horizon for boilers. The ErP (Energy related products) directive will be coming into place as of 26th September 2015 and it’s something installers need to know about!   We reported the news in our blog in January, touching on...


RHI figures hit 25,000 accreditations!

 Mar, 25 - 2015   Green IssuesContinue Reading

According to the Department of Energy and climate Change (DECC), some 25,000 homes have signed up to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), presenting a great business opportunity for suitably trained installers.   Amber Rudd MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Climate Change, explained: “It’s very encouraging that in only...


What our customers think of pre course learning

 Mar, 24 - 2015   TrainingContinue Reading

Since launching our online, pre course learning “ClubLogic” for CCN1 initial and re-assessment, we’ve had an incredibly positive response from candidates and trainers alike.   Our candidates find that it really helps relieve the stress they often feel before coming into the centre for their training and assessment. Our trainers...


Spread the cost of training with Logic!

 Mar, 23 - 2015   GeneralContinue Reading

We’ve introduced a new finance scheme designed to help customers take-up the training they need, when they need it, while paying back the costs in a more manageable timeframe. The new scheme, which offer course payment over a period of 12 – 60 months, is available across all courses (subject...


The Budget – How will it affect your business?

 Mar, 20 - 2015   GeneralContinue Reading

This week George Osborne announced the much-anticipated pre-election budget, which included some serious sweeteners to gain favour with the voting public. With some good news for businesses in particular, here’s a low down of the bits most likely to affect our customers:   Business rates: Corporation tax will be cut...


PHEX is back at Alexandra Palace for 2015

 Mar, 18 - 2015   GeneralContinue Reading

PHEX returns to Alexandra Palace this year on Wednesday 20th & Thursday the 21st of May, 10am – 4pm on both days.   Last year saw Phex’s debut at Alexandra Palace. We took in the stunning panoramic views of London from the top of the hill, where the palace sits, and...


CO alarms made mandatory

 Mar, 17 - 2015   SafetyContinue Reading

The government has announced that, as of October 2015, it will be mandatory for landlords to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties, in a bid to raise safety and reduce the number of deaths from CO incidents in the rental sector.   The move is expected...


UK homeowners scrimp on safety!

 Mar, 16 - 2015   SafetyContinue Reading

Are your customers putting themselves in danger? Are they spending what little spare cash they have on life’s luxuries, while vital home maintenance such as fixing major plumbing problems go untouched?   Statistics from a new study, carried out by Watersafe, the national plumbing assurance scheme, show a whopping 50...


Free heat pump training

 Mar, 13 - 2015   Renewable EnergyContinue Reading

Do you have potential customers who would benefit from heat pumps in their homes? Are they unsure of this technology and the benefits it could bring? To help them commit to this green technology and, potentially, increase your workload, let them know about a series of heat pump road shows...


Weekend Gas Courses

 Mar, 11 - 2015   GasContinue Reading

Logic4training are now offering weekend gas courses. Due to demand from delegates who are simply too busy during the week to do their gas training, Logic4training have decided to open our centres at the weekends. We are looking at dates we can run CCN1 re-assessment on Saturdays and Sundays. The course would involve...


Green Deal Home improvement fund updated

 Mar, 11 - 2015   Green IssuesContinue Reading

The government are set for the third release of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund on the 16th March 2015. Releases one and two have already helped thousands with energy saving home improvements and the new release is set to be just as popular. Installers will be in demand for...


From mechanical to multi-skilled!

 Mar, 09 - 2015   ElectricalContinue Reading

Are you a mechanical engineer looking to develop your electrical skills? We have introduced a Mechanical to Electrical Conversion Course, which will enable technicians to achieve a multi-skilled status and become competent in specific electrical tasks, such as isolation and termination of a range of cables.   Typical course attendees...


National Apprenticeship week 2015

 Mar, 04 - 2015   ApprenticeshipsContinue Reading

National Apprenticeship Week takes place on from the 9th to the 13th March 2015. With the UK skills gap widening, more Apprentices are needed.  National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is all about encouraging more small businesses to take on apprentices  as well as promoting the wide range of apprenticeships that are...


Newquay family Lucky to escape gas poisoning

 Mar, 02 - 2015   SafetyContinue Reading

A young family in Newquay were fortunate to escape with their lives after a landlord failed to have their gas boiler serviced and checked. The family moved into their new home in Polwhele Road, Newquay, in July 2013 but were not supplied with a copy of a gas safety record...


Skills Gap – Plumbers, Engineers & builders needed

 Feb, 27 - 2015   GeneralContinue Reading

Plumbers Engineers and builders are needed to address the problem of a worrying skills gap that threatens the recovery of the UK economy. It has been described as the biggest skills shortage for a generation. The construction industry has been hit particularly hard, with some of the largest construction firms...


Domestic RHI update

 Feb, 25 - 2015   Renewable EnergyContinue Reading

Domestic RHI has had an update. Since the Domestic RHI scheme opened in April last year, more than 22,000 applications have been accredited, with over 6,000 of these ‘new’. There’s been a few changes since its inception, here’s an overview:   Biomass tariff reduction: From January this year, the biomass...


Gas safety is essential for insulation installers

 Feb, 23 - 2015   SafetyContinue Reading

Following the untimely death of 83 year old pensioner, Joyce Moore, who died from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning just hours after the flue on her gas boiler was blocked with cavity wall insulation, installers of cavity wall, loft insulation and external cladding must make sure they have a thorough and...


New F-Gas regulations 2015

 Feb, 20 - 2015   F GasContinue Reading

The new F-Gas regulations are here, having come into effect as of the 1st January 2015. These rules will have a major impact on refrigerant producers and suppliers, the wider refrigeration industry (Including certain refrigerated transport and trailers), as well as the air conditioning and heat pump sectors. The new...