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CIBSE puts the spotlight on the performance of new homes

CIBSE puts the spotlight on the performance of new homes

03 Apr 2018

New guidance on good practice in the design of homes has been published by The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

The Electrical Industries Charity shows support for apprentices

The Electrical Industries Charity shows support for apprentices

03 Apr 2018

The Electrical Industries Charity is calling on the industry to show support for young apprentices and help them to build a better future by signing up to the Apprentice Support Programme.

Government Statistics reveal fall in cable related fires

Government Statistics reveal fall in cable related fires

03 Apr 2018

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) believes there has been a 15% fall in incidents of accidental electrical fires attributed to wiring, cables or plugs, since it launched its Initiative in 2010.

Steve Holbrook, of MA Broughton Electrical Contractors, retires

Steve Holbrook, of MA Broughton Electrical Contractors, retires

28 Mar 2018

After serving the Electrical Contracting Industry for almost 55 years Mr Steve Holbrook of M.A Broughton Electrical Contractors has decided to retire on his 70th Birthday in April this year.

ECA Industry Awards 2018: There is still time to enter!

ECA Industry Awards 2018: There is still time to enter!

20 Mar 2018

The deadline for submitting entries to the ECA Industry Awards 2018 has been extended, so you've got a bit more time to enter.

Equal treatment for agency workers

Equal treatment for agency workers

19 Mar 2018

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) ruled that higher pay does not compensate for shortfalls in agency workers’ entitlement to annual leave and rest breaks.

Calling the best in our industry… SkillELECTRIC now open for entries

Calling the best in our industry… SkillELECTRIC now open for entries

19 Mar 2018

Talented electrotechnical apprentices are being encouraged to register for this year’s SkillELECTRIC competition. The application window is now open and runs until 07 April 2018.

Power Players winners meet business guru and embark on ‘Arctic Adventure’

Power Players winners meet business guru and embark on ‘Arctic Adventure’

15 Mar 2018

The first Power Players winners have already learned a huge amount since being recognised last September.

World’s first global health and safety management standard published

World’s first global health and safety management standard published

14 Mar 2018

The new ISO 45001 Health and Safety Standard has been published. It is intended to be used by small as well as large organisations, to improve their occupational health and safety performance. It will replace OHSAS18001.

#Project18, summary of the changes to the Wiring Regulations has been released

#Project18, summary of the changes to the Wiring Regulations has been released

07 Mar 2018

The official list of changes to the 18th Edition ‘IET Wiring Regulations’ – otherwise known as BS 7671 – has just been announced.