The first coverage of the Women Installers Together Conference 2017 was published by Builders Merchants News on Thursday. The magazine heralded the unique event a success. Hosted by Stopcocks Women Plumbers and supported by partners Polypipe Trade and Heating and
After almost 30 years in the industry Hattie Hasan has decided it’s time to celebrate those women who are making it and succeeding, and is spearheading the first ever Women Installers Together conference.
In the light of recent media attention on the discrimination faced by women in plumbing, heating and mechanical engineering it’s good to see that some of the top UK companies and manufacturers are leading the way by backing the first ever national conference for women plumbers and gas engineers. Here’s what some of them have to say about it.
“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
‘Why Women Plumbers?’ Hattie Hasan, Stopcocks Women Plumbers’ Founder answers their most frequently asked question. We’re asked ‘Why just women plumbers?’ constantly by the media (and we have our special response to them here) But we also get this same
Do you want more time? When it’s gone it’s gone! We all want more time – it’s the only resource we can’t get more of. For women plumbers considering running your own business, you’re probably wondering whether you can make
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
“With the numbers of women plumbers remaining static at around 1% of all plumbers (and even lower for Gas Engineers at around 1 in every 300) something had to be done” says Hattie Hasan, founder of Stopcocks Women Plumbers.
The media focus mostly on ‘bad plumbers’ and there are plenty of good plumbers, but what makes an excellent plumber? Attention to Detail is one attribute of an excellent Plumber Our business is all about excellent plumbers but I realised
Quality Plumbing Week 2016 starts on October 3rd Transforming the reputation of an industry – is one week enough? For the last few years attempts are being made to address the lamentable reputation of plumbers among British Householders; APAC run