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Trade Skills 4 U 3rd amendment seminar video

Submitted by gazza on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 00:00

The UK's leading electrical training provider Trade Skills 4 U have released a webinar explaining to electricians at all levels everything to do with Amendment 3.
To tie in with the Amendment 3 becoming 'enforceable' from the 1st July 2015, Trade Skills 4 U have presented a free of charge webinar which is suitable for electricians still getting to grips with Amendment 3. This 2 hour long webinar explains Amendment 3 in a clear, simple and concise way and best of all it is completely free of charge of watch.

Eighteen million people too embarrassed to ask an electrician if they are registered

Submitted by gazza on Mon, 07/20/2015 - 00:00

Hot news at the moment in the electrical industry reveals that only one in five householders seeking quotations from electricians are asking for proof of registration. Failure to check for yourself that an electrician is who they say are can land you in all sorts of bother. From a severely botched and dangerous job that could put the lives of you and your family at risk to having a head ache when attempting to rent out your property, the failure to check Part P registration could cost you dearly.

Top Safety Accreditation for SES Ltd

Submitted by gazza on Fri, 06/26/2015 - 00:00

SES Ltd is a small electrical contractors based in Andover, Hampshire. They have just been been awarded the prestigious Safecontractor accreditation. Owner Stuart Wilson explains more about Safecontractor and how it will open doors to bigger opportunities for small and medium sized electrical contractors like himself.
Stuart says

What is the future for Green Energy?

Submitted by gazza on Mon, 06/22/2015 - 00:00

British people are excited about renewable energy - so why is there so much hesitation from the Government?
With 48 per cent of British people willing to pay more towards investment in renewable energy and tackling climate change and solar PV generating enough energy last year to power over a million typical households in the South of England, the renewables industry has enjoyed strong growth recently, with consumer interest growing.

NAPIT Launches Campaign for a better Electrical Industry

Submitted by gazza on Mon, 06/01/2015 - 00:00

NAPIT have launched a series of Infographics which seek to address some of the more pressing issues faced by NAPIT members and the wider electrical industry. The infographics have been based on survey responses received from the NAPIT Trade Association.
The results do not show anything surprising, however NAPIT aims to use the information to present to new MP's and other influential organisations in the building services sector a unique insight into the way policy changes affect the lives of tradespeople up and down the country.
What issues are represented

Electricians – are you aware of the new Health and Safety changes?

Submitted by gazza on Mon, 05/11/2015 - 00:00

A new Health and Safety law that affects all domestic electricians came into force from the 6th April. Replacing the the Construction, Design and Management Regulations 2007, the new Regulations are designed to improve health and safety and reduce accidents during building projects.
The new Regulations are known as Construction, (Design and Management) (CDM) Regulations 2015. Building firms need to review their current health and safety processes to ensure they are compliant with the new law.
What is the main change?

Competent person vs electrically trained person

Submitted by gazza on Mon, 03/30/2015 - 00:00

With amendment 3 on its way, there will be some changes over the terminology used to describe a qualified electrician.
It has been a long standing bone of contention within the electrical industry as to the wording used to describe a qualified electrician as a competent person. This term at best could be confusing and at worse could be open to abuse with some householders terming themselves as competent persons without actually holding the qualifications and other individuals passing themselves off as a competent person knowing it to be wrong.
Looking ahead to Amendment 3

Superbrand Status for Vent-Axia

Submitted by gazza on Wed, 03/25/2015 - 00:00

Vent-Axia, the market leading British ventilation manufacturer, is delighted to announce that it has been ranked as a UK Business (B2B) Superbrand for 2015. The award follows robust independent research commissioned by The Centre for Brand Analysis (TCBA), which identifies the UK’s Superbrands in an annual league table.

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