SNIPEF



Trade bodies welcome renewed debate on construction payment abuse

Firms that have been affected by the abuse of retention payments in the construction industry have b ...

Published 28 February 2020

Support for skills ‘now more important than ever’, warns SNIPEF

Scotland’s leading trade body for plumbing and heating professionals has renewed its call for ...

Published 24 February 2020

SNIPEF meets MPs to push for changes to ‘devastating’ pensions legislation

Scotland’s plumbing and heating trade body has met MPs as part of its continuing campaign to a ...

Published 17 February 2020

SNIPEF: Scandal of payment abuse in construction industry must stop now

After the release of a survey which revealed the tragic human cost of payment abuse in the construct ...

Published 17 January 2020

Fiona Hodgson: How Section 75 is punishing good employers at plumbing pensions

SNIPEF CEO Fiona Hodgson outlines Section75 pensions issue facing some plumbers. The road to hell ...

Published 16 December 2019

Scottish plumbing apprentices triumph in UK-wide competition

Scotland’s top plumbing apprentices completed a near-sweep at last week’s WorldSkills UK ...

Published 6 December 2019

Don’t allow Brexit to undermine the construction industry, say trade bodies

Plumbing and heating professionals across the UK are calling on politicians to make room amid the Br ...

Published 2 December 2019

Trade body calls for use of project bank accounts on new housing framework

A Scottish trade body has urged Scotland Excel to insist on the use of project bank accounts (PBAs ...

Published 8 November 2019

Herald highlights shocking scandal of Scottish plumbers’ pension scheme

A three-part series into the growing pension scheme bills faced by plumbers in Scotland begins in Th ...

Published 16 October 2019

Construction bodies lobby Treasury over reverse VAT charges

Fifteen UK construction bodies have written to the UK Government to share serious concerns regarding ...

Published 9 August 2019

BSE Skills awarded second Skills Development Scotland contract

SELECT has welcomed the news that BSE Skills Ltd has been awarded another contract by Skills Develop ...

Published 31 July 2019

SNIPEF welcomes 97th President

Neil Hadden has been unveiled as the new President for 2019/20 of the Scottish and Northern Ireland ...

Published 7 June 2019

Trade associations celebrate historic skills agreement

Three trade bodies have joined forces to secure an historic agreement from the four UK governments ...

Published 17 September 2018

Time to ensure action on retentions, say construction leaders

Construction trade federations across the UK are continuing their push for action on cash retentions ...

Published 1 February 2018

SNIPEF installs new President and office bearers

The Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF) has appointed Gerry ...

Published 17 July 2017