General, Products

Tile of Spain guide to choosing kitchen floor tiles

Tile of Spain presents a practical guide to kitchen flooring and an overview of the latest high-quality products from Spanish manufacturers… KEY CONSIDERATIONS ALL ceramic and porcelain tiles are: Low maintenance – resistant to water, detergents, acids and salts Compatible with underfloor heating Durable – and hardwearing Versatile – available in multiple colours, sizes and […]

Continue reading...
Appointments, General

New chairman for the National Heritage Training Group

The National Heritage Training Group has announced the appointment of its new chairman, Bob Howard MBE. Bob will already be known to many as a voice of The Tile Association and says he is excited by the challenge of taking the NHTG forward at a time of increasing political and economic uncertainty. “Despite everything else […]

Continue reading...
General

Kerridge Commercial Systems celebrates 40 years of software innovation

Tile and KBB companies helped Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) celebrate its 40th birthday recently. The company — a leading software supplier to the industry — marked this impressive milestone during its latest customer conference. The company was established in 1976 — the same year as the Apple computer company. Chief Executive Officer Ian Bendelow guided […]

Continue reading...
General

Money-saving energy deals for TTA members

The Tile Association is working with Utilitywise to help members get better value from their energy contracts, reduce their energy consumption and save money. Utilitywise explain more about the exciting benefits for TTA members… As a partnership we understand the importance of managing your utility consumption and spend efficiently. With 46% of small businesses believing that energy […]

Continue reading...
General

Schlüter-Systems secures sponsorship for WorldSkills 2017 competition

The 44th WorldSkills Competition will be taking place in Abu Dhabi in October 2017 and Schlüter-Systems is proud to announce their sponsorship of the UK tiling team. The WorldSkills Competition is a flagship event: held every two years, it is the biggest vocational education and skills excellence event in the world, which truly reflects global […]

Continue reading...
General

TTA board strengthened with three new directors

The TTA, the trade association for the whole tiling industry – retailers, distributors, manufacturers and fixers – has strengthened its board with the appointment of three new directors, bringing the number on the board up to 14. In combination with the existing board members, the new additions represent a mix of experience and fresh insight […]

Continue reading...
General

CSCS announces card changes

CSCS has announced changes to the process for obtaining trainee, supervisory and manager cards. Trainee Cards From 1 August 2016, only one Trainee card will be available which will cover all construction occupations. This will replace the Trainee (Craft and Operative) and Trainee (Technical, Supervisory and Management) cards that are currently available, although these existing […]

Continue reading...
General

Collinson Tiles celebrates 25th anniversary

Collinson Tiles have celebrated their 25th anniversary with lots of freebie giveaways at their Bristol showroom, including including mugs, T-shirts, beanie hats and tape measures. Suzi Hambly, Commercial Director, said: “We are a family business. I literally grew up in my grandfather’s and then my father’s tile warehouses and when we realised our Bristol store […]

Continue reading...