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Faisal Hussain joins DGCOS as New Chief Executive

Faisal Hussain joins DGCOS as New Chief Executive

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The Double Glazing & Conservatory Ombudsman scheme, DGCOS, welcomes new Chief Executive, Faisal Hussain. Faisal will be working with the DGCOS team to ensure consumers continue to be protected and to support DGCOS members in delivering excellent customer service and winning more business. Faisal brings in-depth knowledge and experience in the double glazing sector as well as having many years’ e…
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Tool theft is costing installers over £5.5k

Tool theft is costing installers over £5.5k

A recent survey by Honcho insurance reveals that tool theft from vans is costing businesses an average of £5,584 with 89% saying that their van insurance didn’t cover the full cost of replacement. And tool thefts are on the increase. A tradesperson’s van is broken into on average every 20 minutes in the UK and the financial impact is not just on the cost of replacing tools but being unable to…

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Could a strong online presence generate leads just as well as word of mouth?

Could a strong online presence generate leads just as well as word of mouth?

Word of mouth marketing has been around since the beginning of time and we all know that it’s a great way to generate leads for free. Research proves it. 72% of people get news from friends and family, making word of mouth the most popular channel for sharing [1]. Word of mouth marketing has evolved over time and now it doesn’t rely solely on having a conversation with your peers, but also on …

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Homeowners in Britain could spend up to £5bn on their homes before Christmas

Homeowners in Britain could spend up to £5bn on their homes before Christmas

Homeowners in Britain could spend £4.94 billion before Christmas purely on improvements to their homes and gardens according to research by market research company, Kantar. Despite the many home improvements that have been made since March this year, homeowners are still saying that they have work to do, of which 60% of respondents revealed they plan to paint their home and 37% planning on fixing…

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Green Homes Grant Scheme: Installer Survey Results

Green Homes Grant Scheme: Installer Survey Results

With the Green Homes Grant Scheme now in full force we were keen to find out the thoughts and experiences of those in the industry. The scheme was launched to help the industry bounce back after the coronavirus crisis and help homeowners create more sustainable homes whilst lowering their energy bills. The scheme is well underway after launching last month, so, let’s get into the results and fee…

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