HSE Appoints Jon Vanstone As Chair Of Industry Competence Committee (ICC)

Certass is delighted to share that its Chair Jon Vanstone has been appointed Chair of the Industry Competence Committee (ICC), a pivotal statutory committee operating under the Building Safety Regulator, overseen by the Health and Safety Executive. With a steadfast commitment to advancing competence standards in the built environment, Jon Vanstone assumes this role [...]

By |2023-08-22T12:54:48+01:00August 22nd, 2023|Categories: Certass|

Jon Vanstone Named NHIC Chair-Elect

Sponsored news from Certass: Jon Vanstone has been named Chair-Elect of the National Home Improvement Council UK (NHIC). Officially taking up the position of Chair in July 2023, Jon will work closely with Chief Executive Anna Scothern to drive forward the organisation representing the entire repair, maintenance, and home improvement sector in the UK. [...]

By |2023-04-05T21:12:31+01:00April 5th, 2023|Categories: Certass|

#FreshAirFeeling – New Campaign For Better Ventilation In UK Homes

Sponsored news from Certass: Certass Trade Association has launched a new ventilation awareness campaign via its dedicated consumer site certifiedcompetent.co.uk. #FreshAirFeeling is a campaign designed to fill the consumer education gap on the regulations around ventilation that apply when making home improvements. To help homeowners and residents understand the importance of ventilating their properties [...]

By |2023-02-28T23:06:38+00:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Building Regulations, Certass, trickle vents|

Installer Hub As A Hit At FIT

This is sponsored news by Certass: The Certass Installer Support Hub was a hit with installers looking for accurate and up-to-date information on the new Building Regulations at FIT Show. The Hub, which brought Certass’ award-winning Facebook forum to life, also attracted installation companies who were looking for more support and membership benefits from [...]

By |2022-05-20T14:32:29+01:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: Certass|

The Future Of Competence At FIT Show

This is a sponsored article by Certass: What does the future of competence in construction mean for the glazing industry? Find out at Jon Vanstone’s seminar at FIT Show 2022. Jon will discuss the future competence landscape within the construction industry and the impact it will have on the glazing sector. With the new [...]

By |2022-03-31T22:52:25+01:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Certass|

Best Member Engagement Award For Certass

This is a sponsored article by Certass: Certass TA has won the top trophy for Membership Engagement at the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards. Now in its nineteenth year, the awards are supported by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Held at Drapers Hall in London, the event recognises [...]

By |2022-02-21T12:45:20+00:00February 21st, 2022|Categories: Certass|

Extra Leads For Certass Members Through New Consumer Site

This is a sponsored article by Certass: Certifiedcompetent.co.uk is the newest consumer advice and ‘find a trader’ website service to help homeowners find certified, competent contractors to carry out their home improvements. Powered by Certass Ltd, the free-to-search site already has every Certass member company listed for free, as part of its growing digital [...]

By |2021-11-18T16:27:24+00:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Certass|

Certass: Letter To The Editor

This is a letter to the Editor from Certass: Dear Jason The recent industry news that GGF Group has collated data from its knowledge hub into a ‘Glazing Market Knowledge Report and is charging for copies may well rightly raise some alarm bells with local SME Installers. When your data becomes a product, that [...]

By |2021-09-06T16:10:03+01:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: Certass, double glazing industry|

Certass Joins Forces With Which? Trusted Trader

This is a sponsored article by Certass: Leading certification body Certass has teamed up with Which? Trusted Traders to bring extra benefits to Certass members and spread the message about the negative impact of door-to-door sales in our industry. Danelle Kaukau, Head of Member Services at Certass, explains: “Door-to-door sales are an outdated and [...]

By |2021-08-16T20:49:12+01:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Certass|

Jon Vanstone Appointed Chair Of Interim Industry Competence Committee

This is a sponsored article by Certass: The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has appointed Jon Vanstone as Chair of the Interim Industry Competence Committee (IICC) which will advise on and support the work being undertaken by Government to establish the Building Safety Regulator (BSR). The Industry Competence Committee (ICC) is one of three [...]

By |2021-06-25T15:24:15+01:00June 25th, 2021|Categories: Certass|

Certass Gets The Thumbs-Up From Daylight Installations

This is a sponsored article by Certass: Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been more important than ever for installers to have a certification body they can rely on for fast, accurate information and support. Daylight Installations has been a member of Certass since they were founded in 2017 and have been extra impressed by [...]

By |2021-05-10T14:17:54+01:00May 10th, 2021|Categories: Certass|

Visit The Installer Support Hub At FiT Show

This is a sponsored article from Certass: Certass is creating a live forum at the Installer Support Hub on Stand H40 at FiT Show 2021 in September. The Installer Support Hub is a must-visit stand for installers to find expert advice on all aspects of their business, including certification, competency, insurance, finance and business [...]

By |2021-04-13T21:11:07+01:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Certass|

New Head Of Member Services For Certass

This is a sponsored article from Certass: Danelle Kaukau has been named Head of Member Services at Certass, in recognition of her impressive work to support installers and their businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the launch of the Certass Trade Association Members-only Forum, Danelle’s role has developed to give members easier access to [...]

By |2021-03-08T21:28:42+00:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: Certass|

Remote Selling For Installers Only

This is a sponsored article by Certass: Installers can only sell remotely during the National lockdown, Certass Trade Association has confirmed. Certass Trade Association has been working with Government to get clarity on as many questions from members as possible regarding what is and isn’t allowed during lockdown. After confirmation that installations can still [...]

By |2021-01-08T13:54:56+00:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Certass|

Join Certass For 2021

This is a sponsored article by Certass: It’s time to change to Certass. After a challenging year for the industry, Certass Ltd is urging installers to check they are getting meaningful value from their Competent Persons Scheme, as automated annual renewals for other competency schemes are on the horizon. Danelle Kaukau, SME Representative at [...]

By |2020-11-10T14:19:47+00:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Certass|

Free Technical Training From Certass

This is a sponsored article by Certass: Certass is skilling up the industry with the launch of its new Glazing Competency Portal. Certass MTC Continuum Card Holders can give their installers and site operatives free access to bite-size training sessions where they can top up their technical knowledge and prove their competency with certificates [...]

By |2020-10-09T13:36:33+01:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Certass|
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