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ESF comments on Building Safety Bill

ESF comments on Building Safety Bill

MIND THE GAP: Commenting on the Building Safety Bill, which receives Royal Assent today, Lesley Rudd, Chief Executive of leading consumer protection charity, Electrical Safety First, said: “We are delighted the Bill takes us a step closer to addressing the ‘safety gap’ around electrical safety in high rises – by including a requirement for the […]

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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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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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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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Schneider Electric supports electricians with new 18th Edition Amendment 2 e-book and range of compliant products

Schneider Electric supports electricians with new 18th Edition Amendment 2 e-book and range of compliant products

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is launching a new 18th Edition e-book that includes vital information as well as the latest products to help installers comply with new changes to regulations. Amends to the BS 7671:2018 Wiring Regulations came into force on 28th March 2022 and Schneider […]

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Kelly secures sales director role at Ellis Patents

Kelly secures sales director role at Ellis Patents

The world’s leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis Patents has promoted Kelly Brown to the role of sales director. Kelly, who joined the Rillington-based company in 2014 as an export market researcher, had been working as head of sales since 2020. Her promotion sees her being appointed to the privately owned company’s board. Danny Macfarlane, managing […]

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Johnson Controls acquires Xcell Misting Ltd for innovative fire suppression systems

Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, today announced the acquisition of Xcell Misting Ltd, an expert fire protection company that designs and installs innovative fire suppression and detection systems. Xcell Misting Ltd specialises in innovative water mist technologies. Johnson Controls’ customers will benefit from Xcell’s wealth of experience […]

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Scolmore joins SELECT Associate Membership scheme

Scolmore joins SELECT Associate Membership scheme

Leading electrical accessories supplier, Scolmore, has become the latest Associate Member of SELECT, Scotland’s largest construction trade association. Scolmore has joined a host of other market-leaders to sign up to the Associate Membership scheme launched by the campaigning trade body for the electrical sector in Scotland. As well as being eligible for a wide range […]

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April issue – going green

April issue – going green

Welcome to the April issue of Electrical Wholesaler – read here! We’ve got something of a focus on electric vehicle charging this month, with features from both Sevadis and Myenergi sharing their take on the rapidly changing EV landscape. With the Electric Vehicles Smart Charge Point Regulations coming into force at the end of June, […]

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