First-time buyers using a government-backed Help to Buy equity loan scheme are paying up to 22 per cent more for their homes, a new report says.
A consultancy with a big heart ended up in a David and Goliath battle with major UK firms at an energy efficiency event – and walked away with two major accolades.
Sometimes when life sticks the boot in you can need a bit of help to find a new goal. Well, the www.consumerwatchfoundation.com is championing an initiative which is offering a chance to everybody – people desperate to build a new life, those wanting a first home. And former soccer players […]
PFATV visited PFA members taking part in the NVQ Level 2 plumbing qualification. Tom Brown, who played for Blackburn Rovers, Jack Turnbull, Hartlepool United, and Lee Roche, Man U and England Under 21s, are currently on-site as they assist in the transformation of a former mill building into a luxury […]
Former ‘sparkie’ Don Goodman chats about life after football with Lee Roche – and describes the work being done by Dr Jan Telensky, whose construction training initiatives are doing so much to change many aspects of life in the UK. Talk Sport also discuss the PFA’s Making The Transition Workshop […]
Soccer hero Jason Lee captures the positive mood at an event kicking off a revolutionary homes and jobs initiative. The former Premier League star, who was the butt of jokes at the height of his career over his hairstyle, seemed to dance with joy as the scheme, which gets people […]
A retired army major took a sentimental journey to the foothills of the High Tatras in Slovakia after a 70 year old bridge was used to ‘rescue’ a small community stranded by freak summer storms. Major Terry Butterworth, who was with the now-defunct Duke of Wellington Regiment based in the […]
As almost 100 international climate scientists brought together by the United Nations warned that we are headed for catastrophe, a ‘quiet man’ of the mountains has been working, in his own words, to save the world. Scientists have told governments to take “unprecedented” action to reverse climate change. Global warming, […]
Metropolitan International Schools is very proud to see one of its NVQ students being “recommended” to appear on the BBC’s DIY SOS. Ronnie Mcgrory, 29, from Wordsley, near Dudley, who studied with Metropolitan International Schools, was recommended to appear on the emotional home repair series following a plea for local […]
The boss of Pimlico Plumbers has warned that the UK’s so-called gig economy faces a ‘tsunami of claims’ after losing a landmark employment battle in the Supreme Court. Charlie Mullins was trying to overturn rulings which said that a plumber who worked for his company for six years could claim […]