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iKBBI support Gas Safety Week 2016 Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. It is co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register with support from across industry including retailers, manufacturers, consumer bodies and the public. iKBBI CEO Damian Walters recently recorded a video explaining what the organisation is doing to support this important safety initiative: CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO. Twenty three million households in United Kingdom, Isle ...
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iKBBI launch industry first - The iAcademy The iKBBI proudly launched their online Continual Professional Development (CPD) website this week, urging tradesmen to sharpen up their customer service skills and learn more about their contractual obligations. Working with The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), the new iAcademy has several TradeSimple e-learning modules aimed at improving legal compliance. Speaking at the recent iKBBI Parliamentary Reception, CTSI Training & Development Executive Mandy Garnham, said installers...
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iKBBI CEO issues stark industry warning At its tenth anniversary reception, held at The Houses of Parliament last week, iKBBI CEO Damian Walters expressed his concern over a UK skills gap within the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom installation sector and said he feared an inevitable crisis as installer numbers are already failing to meet growing retail sales demands. The reception event, attended by a number of high profile representatives, including consumer organisations Trading Standards, Which? and The Furniture Ombudsman, CEO Walt...
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iKBBI Installer Magazine: Summer 2016 It's here! iKBBI Installer Magazine, Summer 2016 edition is OUT now! This month's edition is bumper filled: - MAIN FEATURE: CEO issues industry crisis warning
- iKBBI announce Veterans initiative with Care after Combat
- Fly tipping: Installer receives jail sentence 
- SPECIAL FEATURE: The BMA Conference
- COMPETITION: Win a Vogue (UK) Towel Warmer
- Apprenticeship update
- PRESS RELEASE: iAcademy is launched
- SPECIAL FEATURE: Company Profile- Franke
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New Partnership Explores Exciting Opportunities for Veterans
 At its tenth anniversary reception, held at The Houses of Parliament in July and hosted by its Patron Stephen Metcalfe MP; The Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom Installers (iKBBI) announced an exciting new partnership with Care after Combat – a UK registered charity providing professional assistance for the well being of military Veterans and their families.

At the milestone event, iKBBI CEO Damian Walters addressed the guests by saying: “The industry has a long-standing challenge on i...
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