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2/3 of consumers want greater government intervention to meet net zero targets

2/3 of consumers want greater government intervention to meet net zero targets

Over two-thirds (69%) of British consumers believe the government could be doing more to increase energy efficiency in the home, according to a new study by Schneider Electric. However, only 9% of consumers are aware of ongoing government initiatives, suggesting there is room for greater sustainable home improvements. The study of 2,000 UK consumers highlights a […]

By January 19, 2021 Read More →

SELECT asks Chancellor to withdraw damaging Reverse Charge VAT legislation

Scottish construction trade association SELECT has once again joined forces with more than 40 contractor and trade association members in writing to the UK Government demanding the withdrawal of proposed Reverse Charge VAT legislation. It is the second time the influential trade bodies have felt the need to press the case for a rethink with […]

By January 19, 2021 Read More →
Intelliconnect moves to larger factory as sales grow

Intelliconnect moves to larger factory as sales grow

Intelliconnect (Europe), a UK based specialist manufacturer of RF, waterproof and cryogenic connectors and cable assemblies, has moved to a larger facility at the Corby Innovation Hub following sales growth of 30% in 2020. The move to a 6400ft² site provides the space required for their immediate increase in production requirements and provides additional space […]

By January 14, 2021 Read More →
ERF appoints Andy Laycock as new MD

ERF appoints Andy Laycock as new MD

Electrical wholesaler ERF has appointed Andy Laycock as its new managing director to drive the company’s next phase of digitalisation and growth. The scheduled transition is part of a two year plan, with Robin Combellack being appointed CEO. In his new role, Robin Combellack will continue to play a crucial part in the business, despite […]

By January 13, 2021 Read More →
Scolmore Group confirms support during pandemic

Scolmore Group confirms support during pandemic

While it hasn’t been the start of the year that any of us had hoped for, Scolmore remains optimistic that the roll out of the vaccine programme will help speed up the process of restoring some semblance of normal home and working lives for everyone. For now, however, there are the challenges of another national […]

By January 13, 2021 Read More →

Product News

Complete customisation with Inceptor Intense LED Strips

Complete customisation with Inceptor Intense LED Strips

Ovia’s new Inceptor Intense is a range of 24V LED strips, available in cool white, warm white and RGBW. They come in four pre-cut lengths – 0.5m, 1m, 2m and 5m — and use a plug and play system, making installation quick and easy. IP20 and IP65 rated, the LED Strips come in the following […]

By December 22, 2020 Read More →
New Duceri emergency exit signs from ESP

New Duceri emergency exit signs from ESP

ESP has added three new products to its expanding Duceri LED Exit Sign range, which offers installers and designers a comprehensive range of independently tested products which combine high performance with ease of installation. ESP has added three new products to its expanding Duceri LED Exit Sign range, which offers installers and designers a comprehensive […]

By December 22, 2020 Read More →
Punch provides great value in a classic design

Punch provides great value in a classic design

Thorn lighting’s new Punch luminaire has been designed to provide efficient, versatile lighting for offices and education establishments, as well as many other applications. Simple and straightforward to install, the Silent Dual 100 offers dual functions, dual sensing and dual inlets, which make it one of the most versatile and innovative extract fans available, backed-up […]

By December 22, 2020 Read More →
Wieland’s small, compact & powerful connector for harsh conditions

Wieland’s small, compact & powerful connector for harsh conditions

Wieland Electric’s RST® MINI is a complete installation system that adheres to the trend towards compact designs and comprises of connectors, device connectors, cable assemblies, and distributors. With its small dimensions, this installation connector can be used in extremely confined spaces quick and safe installation, even under harsh installation conditions. The RST Mini is perfect […]

By December 22, 2020 Read More →
Scolmore introduces new grey inserts

Scolmore introduces new grey inserts

Scolmore has expanded three of its popular wiring accessories ranges – Deco, Deco+ and Definity – to add a grey option to the choice of inserts available with certain finishes. This follows feedback from many contractors and is a growing trend with end users and consumers looking for ways to add stylish finishing touches to […]

By December 22, 2020 Read More →

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TELE Controls joins ETIM North America

TELE Controls joins ETIM North America

TELE Controls, a manufacturer of time/monitoring relays, power monitors, energy meters, soft starters, etc., supporting industrial facilities and OEMs with a focus on renewable markets, has joined ETIM North America (NA). ETIM NA, the North American chapter of ETIM International, is leading the charge to adopt the ETIM language-independent product classification system for North America. […]

By January 20, 2021 Read More →
OGL Computer hires Gary Reynolds to grow software division

OGL Computer hires Gary Reynolds to grow software division

OGL Computer has appointed Gary Reynolds as Software Director to manage the roll out of the company’s next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, Profit4. Gary has been in the software industry for over 24 years and has a wealth of experience in taking new software products to market, from designing new applications by actively collaborating […]

By January 12, 2021 Read More →

KNIPEX releases ‘How To’ PreciStrip16 video

Leading pliers’ specialists KNIPEX has released a ‘How To’ video on its automatic insulation stripping PreciStrip16 tool. Filmed in the KNIPEX workshop and available to view on the KNIPEX You Tube channel, the video shows just how effective and time saving the tool is for any electrician who needs to strip cable quickly and efficiently. […]

By January 11, 2021 Read More →