NICEIC & ELECSA raise £20,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Certsure, which operates the NICEIC and ELECSA brands, has raised £20,000 for Alzheimer's Research UK (ARUK), smashing its two year target one year early. Last year, Certsure staff chose to partner with ARUK, Europe's leading dementia research charity, as its official charity. Certsure committed itself to raise £20,000 across two years, but through various fundraising efforts, the firm has smashed its target one year ahead of schedule.

 

Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition

NICEIC and ELECSA’s 2019 Electrical Apprentice of the Year Competition is now open for entries. The competition, run in partnership with The Scolmore Group, measures the technical skills of electrical students across the UK. It consists of three different stages and regularly attracts more than 500 entrants. Technical Development Manager for NICEIC and ELECSA, Darren Staniforth said:

"Over the past three years, we have seen the standard of applicants improve each time so we are looking forward again to welcoming a new batch of contestants.

 

More than 6000 electrical contractors witness 18th Edition Live Cinema Event

More than 6000 electricians from across the UK contributed towards Europe’s largest ever electrical conference this week. NICEIC and ELECSA’s live cinema event saw a broadcast on the new 18 th Edition wiring regulations beamed via satellite to 40 cinema screens simultaneously. It was the first time ever such an event had taken place in the sector with contractors

Buzz grows for live 18th Edition cinema experience

Over 2,500 tickets already sold with just two weeks to go! There is now just two weeks to go until NICEIC and ELECSA’s 18th Edition Live Cinema broadcast. More than 2500 tickets have already been snapped up for the one-off event, which will be a world first for the electrical industry. Some cinema locations are already close to selling out with Bristol, Southampton and
Nottingham currently leading the way.

Dwyer Group® Acquired by Harvest Partners

Dwyer Franchising, LLC (“Dwyer Group”), one of the world’s largest parent companies of home service brands, yesterday announced it has been acquired by Harvest Partners, LP (“Harvest Partners” or “Harvest”), a New York-based private equity firm. The deal marks the fourth and largest private equity transaction of Dwyer Group in the franchise organisation’s history. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Email marketing, your website sign up forms and GDPR

I have received email after email from organisations stating that I need to opt back in if I want to continue to receive information that I subscribed to. This is wrong! You do not have to ask people to opt in/ re subscribe. They do not have to re subscribe! Just give them the opportunity to opt out. The important thing to remember is transparency and to give your subscribers control over how their data is used. You do not have to ask people to opt in/ re subscribe. They do not have to re subscribe! Just give them the opportunity to opt out.

Mr. Electric slashes heating bills with new energy saving system

Mr. Electric, the UK’s leading electrical franchise brand, has teamed up with the University of Wolverhampton and Wolverhampton Homes to trial a new smart heating system, Heat Genius, to help homeowners reduce their energy consumption and bills by only heating the rooms that are being used.   Mr. Electric Wolverhampton is one of the electrical businesses involved in the six month trial and recently installed the new intelligent heating system into one of City of Wolverhampton Council homes managed by Wolverhampton Homes.

 

DIYers, Stop Carrying Out Electrical Work and Call in a Professional

NICEIC and ELECSA have today (May 24) launched a new national consumer campaign to promote the use of registered electricians. Entitled ‘Ban the Bravado’, the campaign will look at some of the dangerous DIY electrical jobs people will take on around the home. Former footballer and TV star Dion Dublin will front the campaign which coincides with the May Bank Holiday weekend – when traditionally more DIY jobs are carried out around the home.