Electrical News

Electro-magnetic Locks the correct specification

Electro-magnetic Locks the correct specification

With the requirement for certificated products since the Grenfell Tower disaster, Securefast based in Cannock, Staffordshire, have seen an…

EGR RollTrac - the smart electric roll cover by EGR

A solution has been found for electrical contractors with pickups who worry over the safety of expensive tools and equipment kept in the vehicle…

EV Private Equity

EV Private Equity invests in e-learning company Trainor to enable international growth

The leading provider of electrical safety training, digital solutions and consultancy services to the global energy, renewables, power and grid,…

alcohol-based hand sanitiser

Employer warning: The fire safety risk of alcohol-based hand sanitiser

Alcohol-based hand sanitisers, used in the fight against COVID-19, are potentially flammable and pose safety risks if used in the wrong working…

Blogs

Protecting

Keeping your tools in a garage could protect your livelihood

Tool thefts from vans are on the rise, with a 30% increase in claims made year-on-year since 2014 its time to start protecting your tools. Taking partial blame for this spike in tool-related theft…

Tina Chnadler orginser of christmas parties

HR issues you should consider when planning the office party

With many companies planning their Christmas parties as early as January, festive planning is now a year-round task. The opportunity to let your hair down and enjoy casual drinks with the rest of…

 A man drinking coffee and on his phone whilst driving for work

How to stay safe on the road this winter... or pay the consequences

I heard a joke the other day about a van full of penguins and it got me thinking about whether it was legal to transport wildlife in the back of a van, and then I was sucked into the internet …

Unhappy tradespeople

A day in the life of tradespeople

A day in the life of tradespeople: Three handymen share some of their most memorable experiences on the job – from a cat running through gloss – to being greeted by a top model!

Whether it…

Features

Mechanical Ventilation Systems

Mechanical Ventilation Systems: Where Not to Cut Costs

By Paul Williams, Domus Ventilation Product Manager

Prior to a revision of Building Regulations in 2010, ventilation was not…

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Tina Chander on Settlement Agreements

Redundancies set to drive surge in Settlement Agreements

The President of the Employment Tribunals, Judge Barry Clarke, recently said he expected an increase in unfair redundancy claims when the furlough…

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ECA launches apprentice support service

ECA launches apprentice support service

A new apprentice secondment service has been launched by leading engineering services trade association ECA. The service extends ECA’s already…

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EIC Champion

Aico becomes an EIC Champion

Over the last few years, Aico have partnered with the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) with the aim of strengthening and supporting the…

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Competitions

Dickies Temp-iQ

WIN one of five new Dickies Temp-iQ t-shirts

Dickies Workwear has teamed up with Electrical Trade Magazine to give away five of its new Temp-iQ t-shirts – designed to keep you cool when the temperature rises.

WIN A Duo Prize With Velocity Pro Gear!

WIN A Duo Prize With Velocity Pro Gear!

The Electrical Trade Magazine and Velocity Pro Gear are giving you the chance to win the new Velocity Rogue 4.0 Tech Case & Veloci…

The new Dash cam from next base

Win the Nextbase new generation of dash cam technology

When it comes to electrician work it's crucial to think about what will happen if you didn't have your van for your work, what would you do? Now more than ever electricians should be protecting the…

Fibreglass Platform Stepladder with WernerCo

Reach new heights! Win a Fibreglass Platform Stepladder with WernerCo

To help you with the job at hand you need to be equipped with the right tools. That is why the market leaders in access equipment, WernerCo, is giving one lucky reader the chance to win in our priz…

Articles

ECA launches apprentice support service

ECA launches apprentice support service

A new apprentice secondment service has been launched by leading engineering services trade association ECA. The service extends ECA’s already… more

EIC Champion

Aico becomes an EIC Champion

Over the last few years, Aico have partnered with the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) with the aim of strengthening and supporting the… more

Building Trade

Building Trade confident following COVID-19 pandemic

A recent study has shown that 73 per cent of tradespeople are optimistic about the amount of work in the pipeline over the next six months, as the… more

Final 5MW of battery storage from Kiwi Power

Final 5MW goes live at UK’s largest council-owned battery storage site

 Kiwi Power, a leading global energy technology company that is simplifying distributed energy, has… more