NCC Havering Colleges – Construction industry training

We thank Alan Burgess, Manager for Construction at New City College (NCC) Havering Colleges for preparing, and letting us publish, this article. At NCC Havering Colleges Rainham, our mission is to develop the next generation of true industry-ready tradespeople with high quality learning.  This is being achieved through qualified lecturers, industry specialists and manufacturers all… Read more »

UK Plumber of the Year 2019 – Big Wipes sponsor

The shortlist for the UK Plumber of the Year 2019 competition has been revealed. The infamous UK Plumber of the Year competition has returned for its fifth year and it’s the fifth time that Big Wipes are part of the generous sponsorship package. UK Plumber of the Year 2019 reports as follows: “Following the success… Read more »

The Heating Installer Awards 2019 – Results

Heating Installer Awards The results of the Heating Installer Awards 2019 were announced at the Installer Show 2019 in Coventry in the second week of May.  Big Wipes are proud to play a part in supporting this very important award. Installer Magazine The ensuing article appeared in Installer Magazine: Following hundreds of entries, a judging… Read more »

Installer Show 2019 sold out of Big Wipes

Launched in May 2015, the Installer Show 2019  featured more than 100 leading manufacturers who showcased everything from boilers to showers to Big Wipes. Big Wipes Demonstration As part of the Wolseley Trade Zone, the Big Wipes stand was swamped with plumbers and heating installers, who wanted to get their hands on some fantastic Big… Read more »

XL Multi-Surface wipes – wetter for longer Big Wipes

At twice the size and incorporating the latest needle punched fabric technology, the all-new super-sized XL Multi-Surface wipes from Big Wipes are able to absorb even more of the Big Wipes 4X4 cleaning formula, making them wetter for longer. The moisture lock characteristics of the soft-spun viscose wipe substrate ensure that more of the Big… Read more »

Big Wipes fluff up – there’s a first time for everything

Unfortunately we had a glitch in the system.  The abrasive layer on a small number of our Heavy-Duty (80s) wipes did not bond properly, causing excessive “fluffiness”. If you are affected by this, please email us a photo of the wipe and the batch number and we will happily replace it with our 50% extra… Read more »

Heating Installer Awards 2019 – Enter NOW

Heating Installer Awards Deadline With only a few days to go until the deadline, time is quickly running out to enter this year’s Heating Installer Awards. As well as the coveted title and opportunity to boost your reputation and grow your business, there are thousands of pounds of money-can’t-buy prizes up for grabs including the… Read more »

Painting and Decorating Show 2018 – Magic with Big Wipes

The National Painting and Decorating Show 2018 was the biggest annual trade show event in the UK painting and decorating industry, and one you really could not afford to miss if you are a professional painter and decorator, or you use, stock or specify decorating materials and systems. The very latest ideas and innovations were… Read more »

Antibacterial wipes: Damage control with Big Wipes

Big Wipes industrial antibacterial wipes can be a part of your health and safety strategy. According to the latest Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures (2016) available, there are over 20,000 people suffering from work-related skin diseases with around 7,000 new cases diagnosed every year.  For many tradespeople, therefore, cleaning hands effectively while still being… Read more »

noVANber petition: Tackling van and tool theft

How did the noVanber petition come about? Van tool theft is an ever growing concern for tradespeople up and down the UK and a new social media campaign has been launched to help fight back: the noVanber petition, or simply #noVANber. The loss of a van and/or tools can have a severe impact on a… Read more »