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EDATA’s latest upgrade improves user experience and data effectiveness

EDATA’s latest upgrade improves user experience and data effectiveness

EDATA, the data pool for the UK’s electrotechnical sector, has recently released a technical update designed to improve the experience of both the creators of product information (the manufacturers) and the consumers of product data (the wholesalers and their contractor customers). Highlights from the latest upgrade include: Automatic 3-tier website navigation structure: for wholesalers moving […]

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UK heat waves leads to massive spike in air conditioning interest

UK heat waves leads to massive spike in air conditioning interest

We are currently in the second heat wave of summer 2022, with temperatures rising once again well into the upper 30s in many parts of the country. In response to increased consumer demand to keep cool during July’s record temperatures, leading air conditioning (ac) course provider, Logic4training, saw a massive spike in interest in related […]

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Burg-Wächter UK supports those hit by tool theft

Burg-Wächter UK supports those hit by tool theft

As part of its Secure Communities Scheme, leading security specialist, Burg-Wächter UK, has pledged to support the Rainy Day Trust – the only charity specifically supporting the home improvement industry – to supply security equipment to independent trades people who fall victim to tool theft in its joint campaign with Toolstation. Tool theft rise Bryan […]

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New additions to the sales team at Scolmore Group

New additions to the sales team at Scolmore Group

Scolmore is delighted to announce two new appointments to the sales team with Jonathan Roberts and James Collins taking on key roles. Jonathan Roberts has been appointed Group Key Account and Specification Manager and will be responsible for developing new business opportunities across the group of companies – Click, Ovia and ESP – and the […]

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JTL launches first apprenticeship academy in partnership with Enerveo

JTL launches first apprenticeship academy in partnership with Enerveo

JTL, the leading work-based learning provider in England and Wales, has recently partnered with Enerveo to launch its first apprenticeship academy. The academy will see 20 JTL trainees undertake a six-week traineeship before beginning their apprenticeship with Enerveo, one of the UK’s leading electrical contracting businesses that offers a uniquely broad scope of services, specialising […]

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Gardner and Scardifield celebrates 100 years!

Gardner and Scardifield celebrates 100 years!

Gardner and Scardifield held its 100 Year Celebratory Community event in July on Lancing Beach Green, West Sussex – and it was a roaring success. There was something for everyone at the event, held by the Sussex group of Builders Merchants, Electrical Wholesalers and DIY Suppliers, with amazing live music playing throughout the day and […]

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Legrand Group expands data centre service with the acquisition of USystems Ltd

Legrand Group expands data centre service with the acquisition of USystems Ltd

Legrand has strengthened its data centre solutions offering with the acquisition of Bedford-based infrastructure specialist USystems. Acquiring USystems’ entire portfolio, which includes the world-leading ColdLogik cooling technology, the deal further strengthens Legrand’s position in providing added-value solutions in the growing data centre market. The acquisition will help Legrand expand its presence in the UK data […]

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OVIA welcomed as a member of Relux

OVIA welcomed as a member of Relux

Ovia has announced that it has been welcomed as a new member of Relux – the world-wide leading software application for professional lighting planning. Relux has specialised in the development of lighting planning and product presentation software for more than 20 years and is recognised by the LIA (Lighting Industry Association) which offers Relux lighting […]

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Electricians urged to join a new fight back against van crime

Electricians urged to join a new fight back against van crime

Tradespeople, van drivers and businesses who fall victim to crime are being urged to contribute to a new national online database being launched by van security specialist TVL Security and backed by police. According to recent statistics, more than half (51 per cent) of UK tradespeople have had tools stolen from their vehicles at some […]

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ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award finalists announced

ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award finalists announced

Three leading young people from across the electrotechnical industry have reached the final of the ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award 2022. The final three who remain in competition to become ‘Apprentice of the Year’ are as follows: James Stanford of Gilbert & Stamper Ltd Veronica Jennings of Imtech Engineering Services Charlie Ewing of […]

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