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HEADLINE SPONSOR ANNOUNCED FOR LRWA CHARITY DRAGON BOAT REGATTA

The Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) has secured a headline sponsor for its second Dragon Boat Regatta, which will take place on 14 May 2020. Proteus Waterproofing will be the main supporter of the event, which will help raise money for mental health charity, Mates in Mind. Open to everyone in the roofing and […]

A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO

As we enter the new year, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely, for the support you and your colleagues have shown to the LRWA. We endeavour to provide your team with the kind of expertise and added value that helps your business grow and manage risks. As we enter another year […]

THE GENERAL ELECTION 2019

The LRWA (Liquid Roofing & Waterproofing Association) would like to congratulate the Conservative party on the result of the 2019 General Election and hope that it will help to put an end to the political uncertainty.  Lets hope that a majority government can break the deadlock in Parliament that has become damaging to business, stalling […]

LRWA ChemReg – Have you notified Poison Centres to get your UFI extension?

The deadline for submitting your product information to benefit from the transitional period until 2025 is January 2020. Background As you should be aware, due to changes in regulation, there are some essential changes coming to the packaging of products containing hazardous properties. All packaging must contain a UFI number, a 16-character code which will […]

WINNERS REVEALED AT THE 2019 LRWA AWARDS

The winners of the 2019 Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association (LRWA) Awards have been crowned at a gala dinner in Liverpool. More than 300 people attended the sell-out event to celebrate the outstanding workmanship and technical excellence across the liquid roofing and waterproofing sector. The winning projects were selected from five finalists in four main […]

LRWA ‘STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2018’ SHORTLISTED FOR NATIONAL AWARD

A former LRWA Specialist Applied-Skills Programme (SAP) trainee, who was named Student of the Year 2018, has been shortlisted in the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Apprenticeship Awards 2019. Jordan Page, who’s 19 from Shrewsbury, Shropshire, is in the running to be crowned the ‘SAP Learner of the Year’, which acknowledges the accomplishments of those […]

NEW ROLES AVAILABLE AT THE IOR

If you’re looking for a new challenge or to raise your profile, the Institute of Roofing is recruiting several regional officers who are elected / re-elected as part of the Regional AGM each year. The regional officers include: East Midlands / Ireland – Chair, Vice Chair and Honorary Secretary North West / South Wales / […]

MEMBERSHIP OFFER – FREE SEMINAR

LRWA members are invited to attend a free legal seminar advising on how to deal with mental health issues in the workplace. Taking place at 9am in Manchester on 15 October, the event will provide valuable techniques to improve productivity, manage absence safely and effectively and reduce employee mental health issues. Employment solicitors from law […]

THE FUTURE OF BCP

Although funding for the Basic Competency Programme (BCP) ceased in August 2019, it is not the end of the training. Given the importance of the programme and the benefits for roofers and manufacturers, we hope that our members continue to promote and deliver the course. Why Roofing Manufacturers should continue to deliver the BCP Quality […]

ADVANCED NOTICE – WORKSHOP WITH BBA

We are holding a cross federation workshop with the BBA on the 22nd of November at or near to the NEC to address important industry issues relating to certification, standards and impacts of Brexit. This is an excellent opportunity to collaboratively debate directly with the BBA and we hope that you or a representative from […]

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