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Red Arrow working on new developments for exterior lighting range

As you are aware, floodlights add security to outdoor areas of a home, outbuildings, sports arenas, car parks, airports and business premises. They are also used to temporarily illuminate building sites. However, there are installation restrictions, and floodlights will need to be changed if they are causing artificial light nuisance or light pollution. This can be a costly exercise for electricians should they need to make changes once the floodlights are in place.

Free Online Training For Electricians Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:30 PM

I’ve Lost Everything! That’s exactly what James Dewane had to tell his family as a result of the 2007 recession. James was left with nothing but his hand tools and a mountain of debt. His electrical contracting company was liquidated, vans were sold off, staff were made redundant, and he couldn’t even talk to his old customers (rules from the liquidator)

James didn’t have time to mope about, he needed to put food on the table and figure out how to pay off his debt…

He had to rebuild and rebuild from scratch, without any money for marketing…

Niceic And Elecsa Partner With Eca To Deliver Free Industry Webinar On Furlough Scheme

NICEIC and ELECSA will once again partner with ECA, the industry's leading trade association, to deliver the second in a series of business support webinars aimed at supporting electrical contractors. The next webinar, which takes place on Friday, May 1 at 11 am, will examine all the latest advice surrounding the government’s furlough scheme. Open to all, this session will answer contractor's questions and provide specific guidance on how the support programme applies to the electrical contracting industry.

The Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition moves to next stage

More than 540 electrical students completed the first stage of the competition – an online exam comprising of 40 multiple choice questions relating to electrical installations. Now the top 20% of entrants will go to the second heat of the competition where they will take part in a two-hour written exam held at several locations across the UK.

Kicking off in Corby, the second stage of this year’s competition will test the apprentices understanding and knowledge of installation practices in a two-hour written exam.

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