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NHIC pays tribute to its president

Baroness Maddock, who died on 26 June, was a strong advocate for social equality and energy-efficient homes and had been President of the National Home Improvement Council since January 2015. She originally stood as vice president for the Council since the mid 90’s working alongside then-President Lord Ezra of Horsham and during her time continued […]

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InoBat Auto secures 10m euro investment from CEZ Group

A leading European R&D and electric battery production company, InoBat Auto has secured additional 10m euro investment to fund the development of a first-of-its kind 100 MWh R&D centre and production line in Slovakia. The funding has been secured from CEZ Group, one of Europe’s largest energy companies, who will join lead investor, IPM Group […]

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Ellis Patents manufactures new senior appointment

Ellis Patents manufactures new senior appointment

Cable cleat manufacturer and exporter, Ellis Patents has appointed a new operations manager to look after all aspects of its daily manufacturing activity. Rick Butterfield has joined the Rillington-based business from Dale Power Solutions, and has taken direct responsibility for everything from production planning and project costing to building and plant maintenance and repairs; continuous improvement […]

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EW July issue out now!

EW July issue out now!

The July issue of Electrical Wholesaler has arrived! This month, we reveal the winners of the EW Awards 2020. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we had to make the difficult decision to cancel the live event in order to ensure the health and safety of guests. However, with the judging complete, we were still able to announce the winners and highly […]

Scolmore Group sponsors ‘Heroes in a Hi-Vis’ awards

Scolmore Group sponsors ‘Heroes in a Hi-Vis’ awards

Scolmore is continuing its support for the UK’s largest online construction based community, On the Tools, with a renewal of its sponsorship for their annual awards.  With restrictions being placed on events nationwide due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s awards event has been replaced with an on online awards ceremony called ‘Heroes in a […]

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Andy Johnson joins CLC’s Insurance and Surety Working Group

Andy Johnson joins CLC’s Insurance and Surety Working Group

EDA Board member Andy Johnson joins CLC’s Insurance and Surety Working Group to provide electrical wholesaler perspective in defining the Government’s £10 billion Trade Credit Reinsurance Guarantee. For many companies in the electrotechnical sector, Trade Credit Insurance (TCI) is an essential ingredient in their dealings with suppliers. It gives much-needed confidence to enter into contracts. […]

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‘Extra client support’ as Gira UK re-opens

‘Extra client support’ as Gira UK re-opens

Gira, a supplier of intelligent system solutions for building management, has re-opened its UK office in Brentford and welcomed a newly extended project team, now in place to support its customers as the government continues to ease lockdown. Following extensive planning and consultation to safeguard the health and wellbeing of its UK customers and staff, […]

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Hughes announces changes to its senior management

Hughes announces changes to its senior management

Hughes Electrical has announced changes to its senior management which sees Robert Hughes move to the role of Chairman and Mark Wardell stepping into the CEO position. Mr Hughes will continue to be the face of the company looking after finance, stakeholders and culture while Mr Wardell will take over the day to day responsibility […]

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ECA and CBI: Where next for the economy and construction?

Leading electrotechnical and engineering services body ECA is set to partner with the UK’s premier business organisation the CBI to deliver a webinar on the future of the economy and construction industry. On Thursday 2 July at 11am, panellists will offer a wider perspective on economic output within the UK, political direction on COVID-19 and […]

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Electrical Industry Apprenticeship an alternative to socially distanced University learning

Electrical Industry Apprenticeship an alternative to socially distanced University learning

University restructuring, including online lectures mean that many may now be looking at a different type of learning and one that they will be paid for as well. For many young people, the University experience is so much more than just learning about a chosen subject, Freshers Week, the student bar and nightclubs as well […]

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