Of over 800 registered technicians questioned, half (51%) do not have the usual number of enquiries coming in while 21% are worried about the low level of scheduled jobs. Just 18% reported a full order book.
Positively, almost half of respondents are confident that pre-lockdown bookings will proceed as planned, although many technicians are still experiencing barriers to 'business as usual'.
The main challenges cited after shortage of work were supply chain issues with a lack of replacement parts and boilers (39%). This was followed by cancelled work (36%) and the availability of PPE to carry out work safely (27%).
* Those with qualifications expiring before the 31st May 2020