Featured, General

MOSAIC ARTIST BENEFITS FROM INDUSTRY SUPPORT

Renowned Manchester mosaic artist Mark Kennedy has benefitted from support from two leading brands in the tiling industry. JACKOBOARD® has had a long association with Mark Kennedy and has supplied him with backerboard for his past projects, including many in the city of Manchester and around Manchester City’s football ground. The JACKOBOARD® product has been especially useful […]

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TTA SUPPORTS TRUSTMARK’S WORK SAFE, SAFE WORK CAMPAIGN TO HELP RESTORE CONSUMER CONFIDENCE

TTA is backing a new initiative which aims to guide and reassure homeowners who are looking to employ tradespeople, such as tilers, in and around their homes post-lockdown. The initiative comprises new guidance which is being issued to homeowners. The Work Safe, Safe Work Campaign has been developed by TrustMark, the Government-endorsed quality scheme for tradespeople, and the […]

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TTA SUPPORTS CONSTRUCTION TALENT RETENTION SCHEME

TTA is supporting the new Construction Talent Retention Scheme – a partnership between the Government and industry to secure essential talent in the UK construction sector, including tiling. Launched in July, the Construction Talent Retention Scheme comprises an online portal that supports redeployment of staff at risk of redundancy across the sector, while also enabling […]

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Exhibitions, Featured

CERSAIE POSTPONED TO 2021

The organisers of Cersaie have released a statement confirming that the event is to be cancelled this year. They say that the ongoing Covid-19 health emergency in too many countries makes it impossible to organise an exhibition that would guarantee the presence of professionals from all over the world. They say they are now working […]

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Awards, Featured, Training

WORLD SKILLS TRAINING CARRIES ON IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY

Paul Doran, Lecturer at Southern Regional College and WorldSkills UK Training Manager for Wall and Floor Tiling is continuing his hard work to deliver training for the WorldSkills competition throughout the coronavirus pandemic. He says: “As the construction industry focused its efforts on introducing and navigating new ways of working during this pandemic, I faced […]

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