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CEF launches guide to simplify smart home product selection
By February 8, 2019 Read More →

CEF launches guide to simplify smart home product selection

One of the UK’s leading electrical wholesalers – CEF – has published a brand-new guide to smart home technology, streamlining the selection process for professional installers and buyers alike. Get Smart, Get Connected is a comprehensive priced product directory and microsite featuring the latest products and innovations as well as insight, installation advice and guidance […]

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Aico’s charity masquerade ball raises money for the Electrical Industries Charity
By October 23, 2018 Read More →

Aico’s charity masquerade ball raises money for the Electrical Industries Charity

Aico Ltd – the domestic mains powered Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) detection supplier, held a charity Masquerade Ball in September, in aid of the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC). Over 200 guests were welcomed to the Lion Quays Hotel and Spa, Shropshire. by fire eaters and stilt walkers. As the evening progressed money was raised […]

CEF apprentice Max awarded VIP visit to No.10

CEF apprentice Max awarded VIP visit to No.10

An aspiring electrical wholesaling apprentice from Redhill, Surrey, was invited to tour  No. 10 Downing Street as part of an industry training programme. Max Kershaw works for CEF, the electrical goods and services supplier, in the company’s Redhill store. The 17-year-old is training for a career in electrical wholesaling and his visit to No.10, on […]

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 […]

CEF reduces fleet downtime and fuel costs with in-cab technology
By February 21, 2018 Read More →

CEF reduces fleet downtime and fuel costs with in-cab technology

Electrical distributor, City Electrical Factors (CEF), which has 390 stores across the UK, has installed in-cab technology and rewards platform Lightfoot into its fleet. As a result, CEF reports that vehicle downtime has dropped by 45%, while fuel costs have been cut by almost 12%. Installed primarily to improve fuel efficiency and reduce the production […]

“Tremendous” powerBall 2017 raises thousands of pounds for industry charity

“Tremendous” powerBall 2017 raises thousands of pounds for industry charity

The Electrical Industries Trading Company, in support of the Charity, is delighted to announce that the phenomenal dance extravaganza – powerBall 2017 – raised over £140,000. And on the night, 51 people pledged to raise £1,000 each for the Charity in the next 12 months through individual fundraising. Since the very first inaugural Festival Dinner […]

CEF driver crowned ‘King of the Road’ at the What Van? Awards 2018

Stephen Bray, delivery driver at electrical distributor CEF, has been crowned Driver of the Year at the 2018 What Van? Awards. Driver of the Year, a new addition to the influential awards, recognises exceptional driving performance across light commercial vehicle fleets. Beating almost 10,000 other drivers, Stephen picked up the award after consistently achieving 100 […]

Accountancy apprenticeship adds up for electrical wholesaler
By November 15, 2017 Read More →

Accountancy apprenticeship adds up for electrical wholesaler

Following the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, electrical wholesaler, CEF, has enrolled 10 members of its UK finance team on a range of professional accounting qualifications as a result of the company’s use of the apprenticeship levy. Whilst many employers have struggled to get to grips with the £3bln Government Apprenticeship Levy, electrical experts CEF […]

Joseph Wu of T Clarke and Charlie Harwood of CEF crowned inaugural winners of ECA Power Players initiative
By September 8, 2017 Read More →

Joseph Wu of T Clarke and Charlie Harwood of CEF crowned inaugural winners of ECA Power Players initiative

Two young and outstanding performers in the electrotechnical and engineering services industry have won the inaugural ‘Power Players’ initiative, following an announcement at the ED&I Expo in Birmingham on September 6th. 26-year-old project manager Joseph Wu of T Clarke, and 24-year-old Charlie Harwood, a branch manager of CEF, won the most votes from a high […]

Tamlite in the spotlight after winning prestigious new award

Tamlite in the spotlight after winning prestigious new award

Specialist UK lighting manufacturer, Tamlite Lighting, is the first winner of the Lighting Industry Association’s Quality Assurance (LIAQA) Award. The business, which distributes its products exclusively through CEF, was awarded the distinction due to its ongoing commitment to best practice, excellence and quality assurance. Launched this year, the LIAQA scheme aims to ensure suppliers of […]