Women can be plumbers, and women do want to plumb. While the conversation around women plumbing stays at the first hurdle, the real issues of how to attract women into the industry and how to retain them gets ignored.
Stopcocks Women Plumbers founder has decided to produce a line of T shirts emblazoned with the hashtag #WomenArePlumbersGetOverIt.
It’s the exact opposite to our usual approach, so what’s prompted it?
A report in The Times, 16th September stated female and elderly customers ‘routinely overcharged’ by up to 53%. Stopcocks Women Plumbers founder Hattie Hasan was asked to respond in an interview with Yasmeen Khan on Talk Radio. The research, carried out
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
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
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
Our Stopcocks Women Plumbers are often referred to as Inspiring but what does ‘being an inspiration’ mean and does it help anyone to have ‘inspiration’? There are so many ways our women plumbers are an inspiration and each of them
‘TV Shows have a lot to answer for’ says Mica May; Marketing Director of Stopcocks Women Plumbers. She believes they encourage unrealistic expectations. We all watch them, the makeover TV shows, the build a new house from scratch TV shows
Is DIY on the decline? In the last week we have been approached by local and national media for comments on the decline of DIY skills in the general population. Here are some thoughts on that, based on what our