Graeme Farrell, of Mossley Hill, has been crowned the North West''s top tradesman
The new website will help our tradesmen increase business in what is a very difficult trading time in the construction industry as well as helping the public to find a reliable and trustworthy tradesman
to carry out work.
We're asking anyone eligible to contact us and tell us what they do, how long they've been doing it and why they believe they're the hardest working tradesman
in the area.
The company claim this new venture, which will be tested in the West Midlands, is more than a standard directory of tradesmen as all work will be guaranteed, each tradesman
will be vetted and prices will be fixed before any work is undertaken.
IRWIN Tools has always looked for new ways to honor the men and women who play a critical role in building and maintaining our country's infrastructure, beginning with National Tradesmen Day four years ago and now with our search to find the Ultimate Tradesman
He said: "It's the fourth year Screwfix has run Britain's Top Tradesman
, with plumbers picking up the top prize for the past three years - so it appears this is the trade to beat
43% of people agreed with the statement "Many tradesmen do a good job - there are some great firms out there", but 50% of people also said they were not confident about the level of consumer protection available to them when they employ a tradesman
to work on their homes.
We discussed it and came up with a business model based on trying to build up a community where both the homeowner and the tradesman
Death benefits of pounds 3 were paid in respect of a tradesman
and pounds 2 to a tradesman
's wife, funded by members.
I would urge every tradesman
- or members of their family - to visit www.
Newcastle came in tenth place in the hall of shame with one tradesman
for every 794 people.
A quarter of people claim they have been ripped off by a tradesman
, while one in ten admit they have no idea how much repairs should cost, a survey showed.
Dudley Council's environment boss, Coun Karen Shakespeare, said: "Our trading standards team was getting a large number of calls from the public asking if they could recommend any tradesmen or whether we had received any complaints about a particular tradesman
Choosing a tradesman
should be about cost, quality and reputation but according to new research, it's more to do with the size of their equipment.
Being a proud and dedicated tradesman
, what I find infuriating is when members of the public request my time for quotes or work then are either not home when arranged or, only after completion of the work, explain they are a bit short and can't pay for a few days.