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Scolmore doubles head office space

Scolmore doubles head office space

Having reached full capacity at its 10,000 sq. ft head office site in Tamworth by the end of 2018, Scolmore had its sights set on another building at the same location which, at 25,000 sq. ft, would more than double the capacity for the company’s new headquarters. The aim was to commence work in September […]

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ESF responds to Private Tenancies Bill (Northern Ireland)

Responding to the Private Tenancies Bill (Northern Ireland), Lesley Rudd, Chief Executive of Electrical Safety First commented: “This new Bill will finally afford tenants in Northern Ireland the same protection from electrical dangers that is already provided to PRS tenants in England and Scotland. The private rental market is now the second largest housing sector […]

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New Single Certificate designed to help simplify electrical certification

New Single Certificate designed to help simplify electrical certification

Scotland’s largest construction trade association, SELECT, has welcomed the introduction of a new Single Certificate of Construction which is designed to help simplify the process of certification. The campaigning body says that the new certificate – a single, multi-page document that combines the certificates of construction and electrical installation certificate – will help further increase […]

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New appointments for ESP as business growth continues

New appointments for ESP as business growth continues

As demand for its products across all categories continues to rise, ESP has made another new appointment within the sales team to strengthen its support for existing customers and continue to target and develop new business opportunities. Joe Ryder has been appointed area sales manager for the Home Counties region. His career in the industry […]

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Myenergi reveals plans to expand multi-million-pound UK flagship headquarters

Myenergi, the award-winning designer and manufacturer of renewable energy products for eco-smart home management, has announced the second phase of development at its all-new state-of-the-art eco headquarters in Lincolnshire.   Phase one of the project, which is set to complete in July, will see the engineering and design departments relocated to a purpose-built 15,000 sq […]

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Has Covid-19 changed the way businesses behave forever?

Has Covid-19 changed the way businesses behave forever?

Nic Redfern, finance director of NerdWallet It would be foolish to suggest that, as we begin to look towards a fully reopened society, any two businesses will respond in the same way. Indeed, as the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic begins to abate, with social distancing measures gradually loosening, business leaders will reflect on their […]

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July issue out now!

July issue out now!

Welcome to the July issue of Electrical Wholesaler. We’ve got another great issue for you this month, featuring a range of the latest products and technology and the competitive edge they can offer your customers. I’m also delighted to share some further info on the winners of the 2021 EW Awards, which due to COVID […]

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Birkdale acquires garden lighting systems brand Ellumiére

Birkdale acquires garden lighting systems brand Ellumiére

Birkdale, the leading wholesale supplier of gate and fencing accessories, has announced its acquisition of garden lighting systems brand Ellumiére. The move expands Birkdale’s portfolio even further with products that include deck lights, spotlights and illuminated bollards.   Combining quality with simplicity, Ellumiére is a specialist outdoor lighting brand that provides easy to install LED […]

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BEAMA supports a commitment on climate action with the UK energy industry

BEAMA supports a commitment on climate action with the UK energy industry

The UK Energy industry presents a united voice and commitment to meet Net Zero. UK energy sector trade bodies have today come together to present a united voice to Government and build back greener ahead of COP26. Collaboration across the industry is essential if the UK is to meet its Net Zero target, and the […]

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LIA response to the Government Press release on new lighting regulations

LIA response to the Government Press release on new lighting regulations

The Government has issued a press release outlining the impact of the upcoming new lighting regulations. The press release contains a number of errors which is causing confusion among suppliers and consumers alike. To clarify the situation, the Lighting Industry Association has released the following statement: The UK legislation, due for publication in the summer, […]

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