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The trades industry is ever-evolving and growing, making it a fascinating industry to be a part of. From regulation updates and trade shows to new research and news, it can be challenging to keep up with it all.

In our Trades News Guide, you’ll find all of the latest trades-related news in one place. 

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Tradespeople Earn More Than University Graduates

A survey undertaken by Selco Builders Warehouse has revealed tradespeople are happier and earn more than university graduates. Surveying over 500 tradespeople, Selco wanted to determine how their experiences differ...

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15 Shocking Facts About Electricity

For many, it isn’t easy to imagine life without electricity. It powers your homes, workplaces and for some, even their cars. It has become a necessity in everyday life for...

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15 Interesting Facts About Plumbing

Plumbing is something people rarely think about – unless they’ve got a burst pipe or their boiler stops working – but there’s much more to plumbing than you may think....

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Women In The Trades Industry

Did you know that only 1% of people working in the manual trades industry are women? It’s not as if there’s no work. It’s estimated that there will be 182,000...

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