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Darren Staniforth joins Scolmore as head of technical engagement
By October 20, 2020 Read More →

Darren Staniforth joins Scolmore as head of technical engagement

Scolmore is delighted to announce the appointment of Darren Staniforth, one of the electrical industry’s leading technical experts, to the newly created role of Head of Technical Engagement for the Scolmore group of companies. With nearly 30 years’ experience in the industry, Darren has amassed a wealth of technical knowledge and expertise which he will […]

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EW Awards launches for 2021! 
By October 19, 2020 Read More →

EW Awards launches for 2021! 

After making the difficult decision to not host a live event in 2020, Datateam Business Media – publisher of EW magazine and organiser of the Electrical Wholesaler Awards – is delighted to relaunch the popular awards scheme for 2021.  Since its launch in 2014, the Electrical Wholesaler Awards has firmly established itself as the leading platform for recognising excellence […]

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Recolight celebrates recycling third of a billion lamps
By October 19, 2020 Read More →

Recolight celebrates recycling third of a billion lamps

Recolight, the UK’s leading lighting WEEE compliance scheme has announced a major milestone having funded the recycling of a third of a billion fluorescent & LED lamps and luminaires since the WEEE regulations were implemented in 2007. This is enough waste to fill the Royal Albert Hall 12 times. This milestone has been made possible […]

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JTL signs charter as a commitment to further improve health, safety and wellbeing
By October 13, 2020 Read More →

JTL signs charter as a commitment to further improve health, safety and wellbeing

JTL, a leading national training provider for electrical and heating and plumbing apprenticeships, has signed the Civil Engineering Contractors Association’s (CECA) Health and Wellbeing Charter as part of its Stop.Make a Change campaign (10-23 October). The signing of the charter demonstrates JTL’s continued commitment to improving all aspects of health, safety and wellbeing. JTL will continue […]

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Aico’s Michael Wright joins EDA Data Services Board
By October 12, 2020 Read More →

Aico’s Michael Wright joins EDA Data Services Board

The drive to digitalise the UK’s electrotechnical sector received a further boost as Michael Wright, Product Development Manager at Aico Ltd is voted on to the six-member Board of EDA Data Services. Aico Ltd is one of 25 Founder Members of EDATA, the UK’s new industry data pool, and Michael was chosen by representatives from […]

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FSA calls for mandatory use of competent fire professionals

FSA calls for mandatory use of competent fire professionals

A legal requirement to mandate the use of competent fire safety professionals should be introduced, according to a submission from the Fire & Security Association (FSA) to the Government. FSA argues that only competent fire risk assessors and fire professionals (engaged by Responsible Persons) should be able to undertake fire risk assessments. FSA contends that […]

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BEMCO MD Simon Barkes elected as fourth President of ETIM International

BEMCO MD Simon Barkes elected as fourth President of ETIM International

Simon Barkes has been elected as the fourth President of ETIM International and, following a formal handover in November 2020, will lead the organisation for the next three years. A long-time champion of digitalisation for the UK’s electrotechnical sector it was in 2017, during the second of his two EDA Presidencies, that Simon led the […]

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The Iron Bridge finally lights up

The Iron Bridge finally lights up

15 years ago, the LIA began a campaign to have the famous Iron Bridge professionally illuminated and finally on September 19th this year, the lights were turned on. For years the bridge was occasionally washed with a dim yellow sodium light and when floods damaged the fixtures, they often weren’t replaced so at night, the […]

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WIN big with EIC Day!
By September 30, 2020 Read More →

WIN big with EIC Day!

To celebrate EIC Day, the charity is doing something a little different this year. Last year, EIC celebrated at its HQ with a trip around the world of beers, and this year they’re giving idustry members the chance to win three incredible prizes thanks to Kew Electrical and Edmundson Electrical Wolverhampton. To celebrate EIC Day, […]

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By September 30, 2020 Read More →

Aico supporting the Fire and Rescue Service

As part of a new campaign to increase support to the Fire and Rescue service, Aico are offering free support in the form of CPD training and the use of their facilities to each of the 52 Fire and Rescue Brigades in the UK. The campaign will focus on offering increased support to each of […]

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