Boiler Scrappage Scheme Has Helped Heating Franchisees

Boiler scrappage doesn’t sound like the sexiest scheme ever devised – but it’s certainly made Steve Bate a happy man.

The 49-year-old from Stockport, became a part-time Blazes Home Based Central Heating franchisee in October as a supplement to his printing business.

And the boiler scheme made interest soar, he said.

“Since the scrappage scheme started in January, I’ve gone from taking 10 calls a week to over 100!” said Steve.

“It’s a nice problem to have, although I know that once the scheme finishes things will calm down. But it shows how changes at the top can help businesses succeed.”

The scheme aims to encourage some of the estimated 4.5 million households with old G-rated boilers to replace them with greener A-rated boilers. Full article.

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