Is your business prepared for the future of home improvement?

Home Improvements in the future

This is the question the Consumer Protection Association is asking its members and installers across the industry as a shift in how today’s homeowners live shapes the future products needed to meet their needs. Very few new scheme planning consents are for single-use as homeowners like the sense of community offered through mixed-used developments, which can include various combinations of … Continue reading

Sumo Yuki & ‘together stronger’ campaign sees CPA up for prestigious award

Jeremy Brett, Director The CPA

Together Stronger – a full-service marketing campaign by the Consumer Protection Association – has been shortlisted in the Category of Best Mid-Range Budget (£25k – £50k) Campaign at the Construction Marketing Awards (CMAs) 2016. The CPA is the UK’s leading provider of IBGs and Deposit Protection, and is recognised by consumers as one of the most trusted resources for finding … Continue reading

Major consumer survey show what homeowners really think

A major survey has been commissioned to ask the general public their views on insurance and deposit protection in relation to home improvements. The Consumer Protection Association polled 1000 homeowners as part of the independent survey, all of which had been selected to represent a cross-section of the UK population; and all of which were property owners. Respondents were asked … Continue reading

Renewable consumer confidence returning says CPA director

The influential Consumer Protection Association has seen a significant rise in the number of renewable energy/solar guarantees it is issuing, for sustainable projects. The CPA is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and provide insurance backed guarantees (IBGs) and deposit protection to renewable installers carrying out home improvements. Jeremy Brett, who is Director at the organisation, says the company … Continue reading

CPA members called it right – but what next for the economy?

Windows Active talks to CPA Director Jeremy Brett about the Consumer Protection Association’s upcoming annual barometer; and the economy in general. Having been in business for 21 years, the Consumer Protection Association has seen a number of changes, not just in the industry but in the country as a whole. Four Prime Ministers and six world cups have passed; all … Continue reading

Lifetime achievement awards for installers

An installer support body that promotes best practice for installers and the public will soon be announcing what home improvement companies have won its Lifetime Achievement Awards. Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) The Consumer Protection Association provides Insurance Backed Guarantees (IBGs) and deposit protection to installers carrying out home improvements. The body will soon be announcing which installers … Continue reading