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Talking Trade

Welcome to our blog

Welcome to Talking Trade – the insurance blog of Trade Direct Insurance, supporting tradespeople with our business and insurance news, and some chit chat.

Talking Trade is a blog specially designed for tradesman, where you will find our news and latest updates. Browse the latest and most popular articles below or view all blog articles here.

Latest Articles

The Power of Music: The Best Music to Listen to on Site

The Power of Music: The Best Music to Listen to on Site

We surveyed over 1,000 adults in the UK to find out once and for all whether or not listening to music at work had a positive effect on the daily grind.

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UK Plumber of the Year Final 5 Announced

The final five contestants in the UK Plumber of the Year competition have been announced to be interviewed by a panel of specialists in the final round.

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Apprenticeships advised for 8% of students

8% of students in school or college are advised to take apprenticeships compared to 85% nudged towards higher education, says new YouGov survey.

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Welcome to Talking Trade

trade direct insurance blog Talking Trade

Whatever your trade, if you’re looking for hints, tips, news and lifestyle articles, you’re in the right place.

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Straight talk – insurance jargon buster

Something you’re not sure about with insurance? Read our Straight Talk insurance jargon buster for answers to trade insurance questions.

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5 minutes with…Lawnmaster

In the first in our series of tradesman Q&As, we talk to the Lawnmaster, Scott Horsburgh.

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