The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC Ltd.) is the trade body for the plumbing and heating industry in England and Wales. When you see our name, you know it is one you can trust.
Since 1925 we have represented plumbers and heating contractors from larger companies to sole traders who run professional, reputable and honest services.
As a not-for-profit trade body, we have two main aims; to give professionals a source of support in the industry, allowing them to save money and run a more profitable business; and to provide consumers with recommended professional services which allow them to avoid rogue traders and dishonest workmen.
As a member of APHC Ltd, you receive a number of benefits. You will benefit from being associated with a trade body that represents quality and professionalism. The APHC Ltd. has a voice that has the strength to represent, support and promote you as an honest and reputable professional plumbing or heating firm.
Other benefits include gaining access to cost savings on a range of services, allowing you to develop a more profitable business. This includes a range of exclusive discounts on business essentials such as insurance, pensions, debt collection, fuel cards, MOTs, vehicle breakdown cover, loans, legal advice, card processing, gas notifications, training and more.
Expert advice can also be sought from the APHC Ltd. team as a member of our professional body. If you need any technical, health and safety, employment or industrial advice, you can trust in us to serve you in these areas. You can also stay up to date with industry news with factsheets, advice guides, quarterly member magazines and regular e-bulletins. APHC Ltd. knows everything there is to know about the industry, past, present and possibilities for the future.
In the current economic climate, this advice and support is invaluable. As a busy company, you might not have the time to support yourself or to do the relevant research when you need it.
This is especially the case if you have a sudden and unexpected interruption to your work plan – perhaps someone has had an accident at work, or you need help knowing what to do about a technical or legal issue. Time is tight and everyone is feeling the pinch, and you might struggle to know what to do. However, having APHC Ltd. on your side can improve your everyday business activities, allowing you to respond quickly and effectively so your business can stay on track.
APHC Ltd. also works with Government and other industry bodies to protect and represent your interests, monitoring existing legislation and helping to shape new legislation for the good of your company and the industry as a whole.
We are on your side, working with you, for you, and with your best interests in mind.
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