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Book your tickets for next month’s EW Awards dinner at The Tower Hotel, London!

Book your tickets for next month’s EW Awards dinner at The Tower Hotel, London!

Did you make it onto this year’s shortlist? We are delighted to announce the companies and individuals that have made the shortlist for the EW Awards 2018. This year’s winners will be revealed at the hotly-anticipated ceremony taking place at London’s Tower Hotel on Thursday 10 May. Make sure you’re there to cheer them on […]

Megaman’s Kerry wins national education and training award

Megaman’s Kerry wins national education and training award

Kerry Simms, Business Development Manager at Megaman, celebrated in style at London’s iconic The Shard after receiving a Learning Achievement Award 2018 from the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA). The annual awards, selected from members of the EDA, recognises the learners who have impressed their assessors and managers most during their one-year apprenticeships. Kerry Simms, who […]

CEF’s Jon Gibbons to cycle Britain for Macmillan Cancer Support

CEF’s Jon Gibbons to cycle Britain for Macmillan Cancer Support

Jon Gibbons, who has worked for electrical products and services supplier CEF for 27 years, will embark on a mammoth cycle challenge this September to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The event, Ride Across Britain, will see hundreds of cyclists cover 969 miles between the most south westerly point of Cornwall and the most […]

The Challenge for a Cause team breaks the ice

The Challenge for a Cause team breaks the ice

The Electrical Industries Charity is thrilled to announce that their team of 18 enthusiastic trekkers are back from their biggest challenge of the year, the Challenge for a Cause – Arctic Adventure 2018. In March, a team of 18 industry trekkers joined Tessa Ogle, Managing Director of the Electrical Industries Charity and embarked on the […]

Electrical Industries Charity welcomes new Programme Manager for Big Build Project

Electrical Industries Charity welcomes new Programme Manager for Big Build Project

  The Electrical Industries Charity has appointed Claire Shelton as the new Programme Manager for the Big Build project which aims to transform the future of the Dickinson family. Claire has extensive experience of working in frontline support services and helping people with a wide range of issues including housing issues, debts and benefits management […]

KEW Electrical’s new Bath branch “will meet bubbling demand”

KEW Electrical’s new Bath branch “will meet bubbling demand”

  Independent electrical wholesaler KEW Electrical continues to expand into the west of England with a new branch in Bath. The latest branch comes hard on the heels of a new Gloucester branch last November. Sited on the outskirts of historic Bath, in a refitted 4,500sq ft warehouse, the branch opened on March 26th. KEW’s […]

A guide to the different fire performance characteristics in cable

A guide to the different fire performance characteristics in cable

Simon Hopkins of Prysmian gives a quick reminder of the range of fire performance characteristics that can be expected from different types of cable. With the current acute focus on the issue of fire in buildings, it’s worth taking a second look at the range of fire performance offered by different types of cable in […]

VENTILATION: It’s all in the design

VENTILATION: It’s all in the design

As Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) systems grow in demand, what advice should wholesalers give to customers who are keen to install MVHR but don’t know how to specify the technology? Christian Rehn, National Design and Project Manager of National Ventilation, explains how ventilation system design can be made simple. Mechanical Ventilation with Heat […]

SMART TECHNOLOGY: Building for a silver tomorrow

SMART TECHNOLOGY: Building for a silver tomorrow

Marie Parry, Group Marketing Director with Scolmore, highlights the role wholesalers can play in overcoming the barriers to adoption of smart technology among the elderly. According to the Office for Budget Responsibility, 26% of the population of England and Wales will be more than 65 years old by 2065, increasing the cost of health and […]

How to expand your EV charging business

How to expand your EV charging business

Shane Thomas from installers ICEE Managed Services explains why electric vehicle (EV) workplace charging units and related infrastructure represents a major business opportunity for electrical wholesalers. A silent revolution is happening on our roads. The almost noiseless electric vehicle (EV) is moving from a minority interest to the mainstream. A clear sign is big investments […]