The IPG News

BC Designs and Bayswater join IPG

January 23, 2019

BC Designs and Bayswater London W2 have become the latest manufacturers to join the Independent Plumbing Group.

The IPG win Business Of The Year 2018 - Arun Partnership Awards

December 3, 2018

Littlehampton-based The IPG is proud to have been recognised by Arun District Council as 2018’s Business of the Year (10 or more employees). The 21st Arun Business Partnership Awards...

New survey finds 75% of plumbers have knee problems

November 15, 2018

New research has revealed that nearly 75% of working plumbers experience problems with their knees, yet only 41% have discussed the issue with their GP. The IPG, which surveyed 184 plumbers, also...

The IPG's 5th Anniversary

November 9, 2018

Littlehampton-based The IPG are proud to be celebrating their anniversary this month, toasting a successful growth period since the company was founded five years ago. The IPG was first...

The IPG offers website support for its members

September 19, 2018

The IPG has ‘added online’ to its services for independent plumbing, heating and bathroom specialists as merchant members can now upgrade their online presence with a professional,...

The IPG in partnership with Missing People

September 17, 2018

We are delighted to announce that The IPG has begun a partnership with national charity Missing People. We’ve chosen this partnership as Missing People is a national charity which carries...

IPG members celebrate double-digit growth

September 7, 2018

IPG members across the country have recently celebrated a combined annual turnover in excess of £400 million, and double-digit year-on-year growth since June 2017. Which? magazine revealed...

Choose an independent for your next DIY project

September 1, 2018

Tony Dark, Director of Trading for The IPG, outlines the benefits of visiting one of The IPG plumbing, heating and bathroom specialists when planning your next DIY project.

What's hot in heating?

August 14, 2018

The IPG and IRSAP UK outline current trends in the heating sector, from independent businesses to radiator designs Robin Beal, Managing Director of The IPG: "The hot spell outside continues, and...

Supporting your local independents

July 31, 2018

Robin Beal, Managing Director of The IPG, outlines the benefits gained from visiting an independent merchant.

Gasbits opens new branch

June 1, 2018

Bournemouth-based plumbing, heating and bathroom specialist, Gasbits, has expanded its reach with the opening of a new store on New Milton's Gore Road.

Perks of being a plumber

May 15, 2018

After four years' training, a qualified plumber will start on around £20,000 and with time and experience the job salary of a fully qualified plumber is around £30,000+. Self-employed...

The IPG Speeds into Action

November 6, 2017

POST CONFERENCE PRESS RELEASE The IPG’s first ever conference took place at Mercedes-Benz-World on 3 November 2017. The conferences theme of which was “Unlocking the Future for...

The IPG Conference - Press Release

October 23, 2017

THE IPG’S FIRST EVER CONFERENCE - 2017 Unlocking the future for Independent Plumbers Merchants Plans for The IPG’s first ever Conference and Annual Dinner are well underway and the...