Last September an extraordinary thing, the WIT Conference, happened. It really shouldn’t have been that special to have 80 women plumbers in a room at one time but it was. Mica May from Stopcocks Women Plumbers explains what makes the Women Installers Together Conference this July 4th so unusual.
Why do so many new businesses fail? The vast majority of us would prefer the freedom and flexibility of working for ourselves, so what stops us and what stops so many of us who try it succeeding? It isn’t skill,
Why do it all on your own? Most new businesses fail in the first few years because the people making them who had wanted to spend their time doing the thing they’re great at, have to not do that thing. They have to spend their time learning a whole new set of skills that they may not enjoy or be good at – while their home, food, quite probably their relationship and children depend on them getting it right.
It doesn’t have to be this way with all that unnecessary pressure.
Are you a skilled woman plumber or gas engineer who wants to work for yourself? Perhaps what you need is a W.I.F.E. Consider the Stopcocks Women Plumbers proposal. Many women who train in skilled trades want to work for themselves,
We know that not all the women plumbers and gas engineers in UK managed to attend the first ever WIT Conference on 13th September, but the feedback from people who did has been so very positive we’re definitely going to
We are often asked for a Case Study of a woman plumber or a case study of a typical Stopcocks franchisee. Our experience shows that there is no typical Stopcocks franchisee, so there isn’t a typical case study; here though,
What kind of woman wants to be a woman plumber? Besides training, what qualities are needed to be a woman plumber? What opportunities exist to be a woman plumber? In 2017 there’s a growing awareness of women plumbers and gas
“Why Stopcocks exist” A very brief explanation from Stopcocks Women Plumbers Director Mica May of why Stopcocks exists and what the #WITConference is all about. Aims Why Stopcocks and what are we doing this for? To change the plumbing industry
We’ve talked a lot about the barriers women in plumbing encounter. These definitely affect the numbers of women who succeed in becoming plumbers; but because the barriers are serious, we sometimes forget to talk about how amazing, determined and skillful