TrustMark and Chartered Trading Standards Institute join forces further to improve consumer protection and confidence

Over the last 12 months The Chartered Institute of Trading Standards (CTSI) and TrustMark have been looking at ways in which they can deliver joint services to provide greater levels of consumer protection and confidence across the many trades delivering services in and around the home.

Electrical Safety First’s response to Whirlpool’s new advice to consumers regarding faulty tumble-dryers

Whirlpool has just updated its advice to consumers with faulty tumble-dryers. Originally, customers with these faulty machines were told they could continue using them – while waiting for modifications – provided they were not left unattended. Now, Whirlpool is advising people to unplug an affected machine and stop using them until they are repaired.
Phil Buckle, Chief Executive of Electrical Safety First, has commented on this development:

Jobs for the Girls campaign nominated for award

NICEIC’s Jobs for the Girls campaign is up for a gong at this year’s Women in Construction awards.
The campaign has been shortlisted for the best staff training and development award at the ceremony which takes place in Manchester on March 1.
NICEIC CEO Emma Clancy commented: “Although more women are now choosing to take up a career in the trades, the numbers are still painfully low.
“Men outnumber women nine to one in the trades sector and through our Jobs for the Girls campaign we want to change that.

TrustMark actively supports FareShare to fight food hunger and tackle waste

TrustMark, the Government-endorsed ‘find a tradesperson’ scheme, is actively supporting FareShare Southern Central in their quest to fight food hunger and tackle waste by redistributing food to a wide range of organisations in Basingstoke and across Hampshire. Based in Basingstoke, TrustMark is working with FareShare to help increase food distribution to breakfast clubs, lunch clubs for older people, night shelters, women’s refuges, community cafes and food banks in and around the large town. In addition, TrustMark is also funding three local children’s centres in Southampton.

Holmes Electrical

All aspects of electrical installation, new installations, rewires & refurbs, new consumer units and fault finding. We offer inspection and testing services on all installations including landlord reports, EICR''s and maintenance services.

Vk services (Essex) Ltd

For all your domestic, Commercial and Industrial electrical and building needs.
Fully insured and registered under the Part P scheme.
Anything from rewires, extra sockets, lights, garden supplies, pool supplies, showers(inc plumbing), door entry systems, CCTV, Ariel's, TV and Sat distribution, heating controls, water heaters etc
We deal directly with several local schools, colleges and leisure centres, so If its not listed then please ask as we can more than likely cover your needs.

UK Electrical Safety Limited

UK Electrical Safety are leading providers of electrical testing & installation services working with large and small organisations throughout the UK to comply with stringent government legislation. We are based in Crawley, West Sussex but we also work throughout London, Sussex, Hampshire and Kent. We specialise in electrical installation condition reports.

M.T.R Electrics - Your Local Electrician

Are you looking for a Reliable Electrician in the Dartford, Bexley, Sevenoaks or Bromley borough?
M.T.R Property Services Limited is a Local family run business, based in Bexley, Dartford and established in 2012 but with over 15 years' experience in the Electrical Industry. We specialise in electrical services to Home Owners, Local Businesses, Letting Agents and Landlords.
Testing and Inspection
Electrical Fault Finding
New Consumer Units (Fuseboards)
Repairs and Upgrades
Complete or Partial Rewires

David Baker Building & Electrical Services

Qualified registered electrician, over 36 years experience in the construction industry. all aspects of electrical installation work undertaken, domestic and commercial. New installations, full or partial rewires, testing, fault finding, landlord reports, portable appliance testing. ELECSA approved contractor, on the electrical safety register.

ECA urges government to ensure 'affordable' smart meter tariffs

Energy suppliers should be pressed to ensure that businesses and consumers are offered ‘a range of flexible, fair and affordable tariffs’ as part of the move to smart metering, according to a submission by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) to a government consultation on smart energy. Business and consumer bodies, including the Institute of Directors and Which?, have previously raised concerns over the potential increase in customer energy bills following the installation of smart meters.