SNIPEF membership – a commitment to higher standards
Our success is based on providing professional and practical assistance to members and developing relevant and practical services. Our key role is to keep members ahead of the competition and apace of change, to help improve and develop business performance.
As a SNIPEF member you have exclusive access to a range of schemes and services to help you run a responsible, successful and profitable business. We have worked with our partner firms over the years to develop products that we know will meet the needs of today's professional plumbing and heating businesses.
Our industry-specific schemes provide peace of mind and take the hard work out of catering for your own and your employees' needs.
SNIPEF supports your business:
Access to specialist advice on employment, industrial relations, technical and training issues
Our experienced team are on-hand to help advise members on a range of topics.
Access to competitively priced holiday and sick pay schemes
A scheme designed to meet the needs of plumbing and heating businesses.
Private medical insurance
Reassurance and peace of mind at competitive premiums.
Free listing on our Need a Plumber website
In addition to a full listing in our annual yearbook.
Access to financial assistance to help you take on and train apprentices.
Approved Certifier of Construction (ACCS) - Scotland only
The ability to self-certify drainage, heating and plumbing work that is subject to a building warrant. Save time and money for your business and your customers by becoming an approved certifier.
Legionella Risk Assessment
HSE legislation (ACOP 8) requires that public buildings and lettings are risk assessed and disinfected for legionella regularly. SNIPEF members can access training in order that they are approved to carry out such inspections and issue the appropriate certification.
Your business will be listed on the searchable plumbing services database on the WaterSafe website. Scottish Water and Northern Ireland Water only recommend using WaterSafe registered businesses.
SNIPEF saves you money:
Members can purchase any of the Duradiamond drilling systems through the SNIPEF portal at a discounted price.
Kane Flue Gas Analysers
SNIPEF members benefit from discounts and trade-in offers.
Fleet management and vehicle tracking systems
Tailored fleet management solutions for all sizes of business.
Vehicle purchase plans and discounted livery and signage services
New for 2015, exclusive discounts on Renault vehicles plus discounted signage services from Ecosse Signs.
A full range of competitively-priced, branded workwear.
Industry-specific insurance services
A range of competitively prices insurance services, including PL and EL, created for plumbing and heating businesses.
Legal advice from an independent firm
ADLP offer free legal advice, demand letters and a reduction on standard rates for SNIPEF members.
Scot & Co offer a discounted fully comprehensive service encompassing pre-litigation recoveries, litigation and enforcement, and door collection services.
Special terms and offers from a range of leading plumbers’ merchants and suppliers
SNIPEF keeps you informed:
Through our specialist quarterly members magazine, Plumb Heat
On our dedicated members only area of the website, www.snipef.org
Through regular issuing of technical updates and the provision of advance warning of legislation changes that affect your business.
PRIDE IN PROFESSIONAL PLUMBING
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