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News and trends from the construction and homeowners market with updates from the Checkatrade team

Congratulations to Checkatrade member Russell Eatly for winning ‘Poetry in Motion’

Thanks to our partnership with Mercedes-Benz, Checkatrade member Russell Eatly has won a very exciti...

Congratulations to Tradesperson of the Year 2023, Mike Humphries

This year, we partnered with On The Tools for their annual awards ceremony. When we sponsored the El...

Introducing the new quoting and invoicing tool, free for Checkatrade members

With tradespeople estimated to spend around 2.5 hours every week on quoting and invoicing customers,...

Saving money on your energy bills this winter

Daniel Khanlarpour, aka Gas Guru, is a Gas Safe engineer and has been a proud member of Checkatrade ...

Fads to faux pas: Top home improvement trends over the past 25 years

Polling 2,000 UK homeowners, the study uncovered granite worktops (28%), minimalism (21%) and floati...

Is rugby coming to your home? Tips on how to rugby-proof your home from professionals

From footprints on the carpet to beer on the ceiling, hosting can be tricky and often messy. We spok...

Blind faith in word-of-mouth recommendations cost Brits up to £13.6 billion

The study of 2,000 adults1 found 49% of Brits have been left disappointed by only trusting a WOM rec...

Checkatrade appoints Jambu Palaniappan as Chief Executive Officer

Jambu brings a deep breadth of experience growing direct to consumer technology and digital platform...

Get In programme by Checkatrade: getting young people into trade careers

Checkatrade’s Get In programme helps connect you with a world of limitless possibilities in the tr...

Home Pride Index 2023

£50 billion spent on home improvements in last 12 months despite cost of living Checkatrade’s...

Come as a VIP to the InstallerSHOW 2023 in Birmingham for free

The InstallerSHOW is the UK’s largest event for influential installers and specifiers of air, wate...

Checkatrade partner update: Low Carbon Academy secures funding for City & Guilds NVQs level 2 & 3

We were delighted to hear the news from our partners over at the North West Skills Academy and Low C...