CO Poisoning – The Silent Killer

The dangers of CO poising to homeowners is well known and some tragic accidents have resulted in tighter regulation. The problem is that the gas has no odour and is tasteless so that without a proper alarm system there would be no way of knowing that there was CO gas in the atmosphere.   It is […]

The ECS Health & Safety Assessment – Change to Exemptions

It is important to note that from the first of July 2017, any IOSH Working Safely Certificate that has been taken on line in e-assessment will no longer be accepted as an exemption to the ECS Health & Safety Assessment.   We have recently become aware that it’s possible and people are taking the ‘IOSH Working […]

Lighting the Way in Legislation

Understanding all the legislation surrounding the many lighting products that are on the market can be a difficult jungle to navigate. Well there is good news for you if you are uncertain about those legislations or would like to have any questions answered.  A new course that is being held by the Lighting Industry Academy […]

Bish Bash Bosch! – Tool Testing Time is Here Again

After a successful campaign last year (2016), Bosch Professional has let it be known that they will be running the campaign again (#builtwithBosch) throughout this year. Testing testing testing The #builtwithBosch campaign gives professional tradespeople the opportunity to sign up to be their product testers and to trial cutting edge power tools as well as […]

Home Security Opens up New Opportunities for Electrical Contractors

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) report that over 550,000 people experienced a burglary at their home or business in the year that ended in June 2016.  This is a sobering snapshot of how very many people have had to cope with this kind of crime that can be very traumatic […]

Top 5 Tips For Electrical Safety In Your Home

  Electricity is a major part of our everyday lives. We’re all used to living alongside it – and rely on our electrical appliances to help get us through the day. Yet the modern conveniences we have become accustomed to are not without their potential risks, and finding out how to get the best out […]

Getting down to Brass Tacks – Contractor Training

In any industry, refreshing and adding to knowledge is an integral part of progressing.  Electrical contracting is no exception and it is essential that all those involved in this sector keep their knowledge as current as possible and to keep updated on industry innovations. With that in mind, for any electrical contractors who are keen […]

New Wiring Regs – Professional Electrical Installer Club Offers A Privileged Glimpse

On Friday the 5th of May 2017 electrical installers visit Rugby and the WAGO’s headquarters in Warwickshire to see product demos, and presentations and for networking. This is the first meeting ever of WAGO’s Professional Installer Club and the meeting offer those attending the opportunity to see what’s up-coming in the 18th Edition wiring regulations […]

Five SignsThat You Need To Rewire Your Home

    Rewiring a house is a job with many factors to consider, such as the costs involved, the timescale of the job, as well as just how much it will affect your day to day home life. Typically it’s a job that tends to get put off, as rewiring can mean major disruption. However, […]

Study Reveals Electricians Are Delivering Superb Customer Service

A recent survey has shown that electricians are one of the best residential trades for customer service. The online poll of 1000 consumers has revealed that electricians are rated as great at delivering customer service with the majority of respondents saying that they would refer business on to friends and family. The study was commissioned […]