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Why you shouldn’t judge a book (or socket) by its cover

Why you shouldn’t judge a book (or socket) by its cover

As a leading supplier of products to the professional electrical contractor sector, and an innovator in its field, Scolmore regularly has to deal with fake versions of its products entering the market. Now, with claims of like for like products being marketed out there, Kevin Beech, group sales director with Scolmore Group, is keen to […]

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Rising project costs reflect ongoing global turmoil, says CICV

Rising project costs reflect ongoing global turmoil, says CICV

The Construction Industry Collective Voice (CICV) has reassured clients that ongoing price rises for projects are caused by global events not “profiteering” – and says any increases only reflect the spiralling costs that are affecting the whole construction industry. Clients have voiced concerns at the increasing costs of construction work, but the body insists this […]

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New hires at Hylec 

New hires at Hylec 

Hylec-APL, the specialist manufacturer and supplier of electrical and electronic components, announces it has made two new senior-level appointments. Michael Crowther takes the newly-created position of Marketing & New Product Development Director, and Tom Rooney (pictured) has been named as Sales Director, replacing Steve Robbins who has taken up a position with another company. Crowther […]

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May issue – guide to new regulations

May issue – guide to new regulations

Welcome to the May issue of Electrical Wholesaler! Amendment 2 to the 18th edition of the wiring accessories regulations came into effect at the end of March, and it’s vital that all in the electrical industry are up to speed. Luckily, industry associations and suppliers alike have planned way ahead, with webinars, handbooks and webpages […]

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IBA Mission (Im)Possible

IBA Mission (Im)Possible

In the week that saw the whole country dramatically enter lockdown back in 2020, The IBA Buying Group halted its March trade show in favour of safety… but with the promise that the show WOULD go on as soon as possible. Two years on, almost to the day, and the Group finally had the opportunity […]

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Three sector leaders join EDA Data Services Board to oversee drive to revolutionise product data

Three sector leaders join EDA Data Services Board to oversee drive to revolutionise product data

Richard Baxter of Edmundson Electrical Ltd, Ian Hunter of Electrium Sales, and Richard Moyes of Prysmian Cables & Systems Ltd have been voted onto the EDA Data Services Board recently and will each serve a two-year term. Rexel UK Ltd’s CEO, Edgar Aponte, is chair of the EDA Data Services Board, overseeing the growth and […]

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IBMG opens four branches in four weeks

IBMG opens four branches in four weeks

Independent Builders Merchant Group’s (IBMG) electrical division is pleased to announce the opening of its latest Grant & Stone electrical wholesaler, located on Hobley drive, Swindon, Wiltshire. The 4500ft site includes a wide range of high-quality products to meet the needs of domestic and commercial electricians and is conveniently situated to link to London and […]

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“Don’t miss the BUS,” urges Napit

“Don’t miss the BUS,” urges Napit

NAPIT’s Chief Operating Officer, David Cowburn, reflects on the launch of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme, exploring what this means for installers and consumers and outlining how to get involved. According to the Climate Change Committee, there are 29 million existing homes that need to be upgraded to low carbon heating systems by 2050 to reach […]

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LED light bulbs could help with energy bills crisis

LED light bulbs could help with energy bills crisis

More than half of Brits will be unable to comfortably afford their energy bills this winter, according to a new report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. What’s more, researchers at LED Made Easy have spotted a breakout search trend, revealing a 129% increase in Google searches for the query “how to save money on energy […]

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Scolmore appoints new ASM for the North London 

Scolmore appoints new ASM for the North London 

Scolmore is delighted to welcome Dan Tuohy to the role of area sales manager for the North London region. Dan brings a wealth of experience to the company, following more than 13 years working in various sales roles within the construction and electrical industries. In his most recent positions with a global cable and cable […]

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