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Episodes

Episode 26: The Homebuilding and Renovating Show

9/19/2018
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19/09/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. Andy's guest was property expert and presenter of many property TV shows, Michael Holmes. They discussed The Homebuilding and Renovating Show this weekend at The Excel Centre in London as well as industry-wide issues we are facing. His rant this week was on courier companies – do you ever get your deliveries when you’re meant to?

Duration:00:20:53

Episode 25: Apprenticeships!

9/13/2018
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12/09/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. Andy's guest this week was Peter Bull, from Builder Training Centre. They discussed apprenticeships, the most popular courses as well as what we can do as an industry to ensure a standard of work is carried out on every job.

Duration:00:22:28

Episode 24: Kirstie Allsopp and Being Energy Efficient

9/5/2018
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05/09/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week, Andy was joined by Kirstie Allsopp, from Channel 4's Location Location Location. They cleared up those rumours about her and Phil! They also spoke about the new initiative she is working on with Smart Hub GB, and what us trades can do to be more energy efficient.

Duration:00:19:00

Episode 23: Band of Builders Behind The Scenes

8/29/2018
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29/08/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. We had a busy show this week! With calls from Luke Watts, a victim of tool and van theft, and Arron from the Band of Builders, who gave us a glimpse of Jamie's project behind the scenes.

Duration:00:23:23

Episode 22: Tool Theft

8/23/2018
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22/08/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week, Andy was joined by Lee Watts who has taken a petition to Parliament to enforce stronger sentences for van and tool theft.

Duration:00:29:09

Episode 21: Architects and Structural Engineers!!!

8/15/2018
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15/08/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week Andy ranted about architects and structural engineers after one of his recent jobs. He was also joined by Jen Gardner of Jen Gardner Interiors.

Duration:00:28:01

Episode 20: Band of Builders

8/8/2018
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08/08/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week his guest was Ellen Manning, one of the trustees at Band of Builders. They spoke about all things Band of Builders, including next projects and an update on their charity status, plus the future of Band of Builders.

Duration:00:28:28

Episode 19: The Lighthouse Club

8/1/2018
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01/08/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week Andy spoke with Bill Hill, CEO of The Lighthouse Club, a charity to help the construction industry with mental health, financial worries etc. His rant was about sales reps from the big suppliers who promise you the world but deliver nothing!

Duration:00:26:53

Episode 18 - HMRC Expert

7/26/2018
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25/07/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week saw the return of our tax expert, Jacquetta Brown from HMRC. Who joined Andy to explain self-assessment, tax credit renewals and help with tax-free childcare in the summer holidays.

Duration:00:27:39

Episode 17: Charlie Mullins founder of Pimlico Plumbers joins Andy in the studio

7/19/2018
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Charlie Mullins founder of Pimlico Plumbers joins Andy in the studio and gives his thoughts on the new Supreme Court ruling regarding 'workers'. Plus he will be giving advice on turning your company from a one man band into a multi-million pound firm.

Duration:00:27:54

Episode 16 - TRAKD

7/13/2018
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11/07/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. Andy's guest this week was Stuart Barr from TRAKD, a cloud based business management software tool. They discussed ways to make sure you have taken the right steps to getting paid, organising your staff, and live monitoring of your jobs. Andy's rant of the week was about fat cats earning too much, give it to us skilled trades!

Duration:00:30:26

Episode 15: Open the phone lines!

6/28/2018
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27/08/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week, Andy opened up the phone lines for tradesmen to get in touch and discuss the pros and cons of the building trade.

Duration:00:26:05

Episode 14: Employment Law Expert

6/27/2018
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20/08/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. Focusing on the recent verdict from The Supreme Court in the case 'Pimlico Plumbers v Smith', Andy was joined by employment law expert, Damian McCarthy. They spoke about what the verdict means to employers and employees in our sector and what changes will be taking place across the industry.

Duration:00:27:12

Episode 13: Mental Health & CITB

6/21/2018
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06/08/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. Andy had two guests on the show this week! Sue McKinney from Chandlers Building Supplies talked about how they are helping with mental health in the construction industry. Gina Webster from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) spoke about how the CITB are looking to find new apprentices.

Duration:00:24:34

Episode 12: Mental Health Awareness Week

5/17/2018
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16/05/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. Andy's guest was Martin Coyd OBE, who is Head of Health, Safety & Wellbeing at Mace Construction. They discussed the increasingly significant issue of mental health in the construction industry.

Duration:00:26:44

Episode 11: Injuries

5/16/2018
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09/05/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week Andy was joined by osteopath David Langdon. They discussed the injury signs to look out for, the cost of treatments, and all your options.

Duration:00:28:48

Episode 9: Social Media

4/25/2018
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25/04/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week Andy was joined by social media expert Sally Brockway, from Wow PR. They discussed the ways you can use social media platforms to promote your business.

Duration:00:19:35

Episode 8: Tool and Van Theft Special

4/19/2018
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18/04/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week Andy was joined by Lee Watts, who has started a campaign to take a petition to Parliament, to try and get stronger sentences for tool and van theft.

Duration:00:28:41

Episode 7: Band of Builders

4/18/2018
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11/04/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week Andy was joined by the founder of Band of Builders, Addam Smith, who announced their upcoming projects and spoke about the media coverage they're getting and the imminence of charity status.

Duration:00:24:16

Episode 6: Property Special

4/18/2018
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04/04/18 Join Andy Stevens for the Fix Radio Toolbox Show. This week features advice from property expert Emily Evans. Andy and Emily share advice on the stamp duty threshold, property investment as your pension, banks or brokers for your mortgage, and the next "hot spot" areas to invest in.

Duration:00:22:53