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SELECT introduces Conditional Membership during restrictions

SELECT introduces Conditional Membership during restrictions

Electrical trade body SELECT has introduced an innovative new enrolment scheme that allows firms to join the Scottish trade association and enjoy the benefits of full membership, despite ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. The move has been introduced in response to a surge of interest in membership since the pandemic struck, with companies recognising the wealth of […]

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Humidity a concern for electrical contractors 
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Humidity a concern for electrical contractors 

Data showing spiking humidity levels on construction sites are a growing concern for electrical contractors working in the sector, according to a new report from temporary power company, Aggreko.   The report reviews data from World Weather Online to compare mean relative humidity levels in the UK’s construction hotspots, showing an average of around 76% […]

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ILP announces online events and training throughout 2020

ILP announces online events and training throughout 2020

The Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP) has confirmed that it is planning online events and training throughout 2020, and will launch its autumn plan at the Institution’s online AGM day, Lighting United, on 9 September. The professional body, which supports everyone in lighting to share CPD knowledge, has no plans to organise any face to […]

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Multi-channel sales are increasingly important for fastener and tooling business success

Multi-channel sales are increasingly important for fastener and tooling business success

Nick Davies, head of software development, OGL Computer, shares more.   When facing uncertain times in the wider economy, market flexibility is key to maintaining revenues. Most importantly, the ability to target different market channels as they rise and fall in popularity is essential. Lockdown – and the relaxation of it – are perfect albeit […]

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ESP promotes Lynsey Gray to national sales manager

ESP promotes Lynsey Gray to national sales manager

Leading fire and security products supplier, ESP, has announced the promotion of Lynsey Gray to the position of national sales manager. Lynsey has spent her entire working career in the electrical industry, with positions held in contractor, wholesaler and manufacturing organisations.  She has been working within the Scolmore Group for the last 10 years. Having […]

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Chalmit to host special event on LED lighting for hazardous environments

Chalmit to host special event on LED lighting for hazardous environments

Chalmit & Killark, a division of the Hubbell Harsh & Hazardous Group, and the leading manufacturer of lighting for industrial sites, is hosting a live, interactive, online Q&A on how LED luminaires can be used to best effect in hazardous areas. The 45-minute session, to be held at 3pm on Wednesday 15 July, will be […]

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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 […]

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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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ILP provides information on the lighting industry to House of Lords debate

Institution of Lighting Professionals provides information on the lighting industry to House of Lords debate on Coronavirus and the Economy.  On Thursday 4 June, the House of Lords will be debating the economic lessons learned from the Covid 19 pandemic and the measures necessary to repair the UK economy. The Institution of Lighting Professionals has written […]

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