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COVID-19 industry shutdown must exclude HVACR businesses, says Eurovent and REHVA

COVID-19 industry shutdown must exclude HVACR businesses, says Eurovent and REHVA

Eurovent and REHVA have issued a statement calling on all relevant authorities in the EU and globally to recognise the manufacturing, distribution, installation, maintenance and repair of HVACR equipment as essential business activities and therefore exempt them from COVID-19 shutdown orders and travel restrictions. HVACR equipment supports critical infrastructure in the healthcare, food cold chain, […]

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EW Awards – Coronavirus update 

EW Awards – Coronavirus update 

In light of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, Datateam Business Media wants to assure all associated and invested in the EW Awards that we are monitoring the situation very closely.  We recognise that now is a time of uncertainty for many businesses operating in the electrical wholesaling sector, and we feel it is our duty to do what […]

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Voting for the Electrical Wholesaler Awards is open! 

Voting for the Electrical Wholesaler Awards is open! 

Having received a flood of entries from wholesalers, manufacturers and supporting industry figures from across the trade, it is now time for individuals operating within the electrical sector to help decide who deserves to win an accolade from the glittering Electrical Wholesaler Awards ceremony, taking place at The Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London on Thursday 21 May.    Voting is open  This […]

NICEIC & ELECSA Live South dates confirmed 

NICEIC & ELECSA Live South dates confirmed 

NICEIC & ELECSA Live South, the multi-award winning event for the electrical industry, is set to return to Epsom Downs Racecourse on 21 May, 2020. NICEIC & ELECSA Live South attracts suppliers from across the nation, and will run alongside a jam-packed programme of seminars. This year we will focus on how technology and legislation is shaping the future […]

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IET & BSI publish Amendment 1 to BS 7671:2018 Wiring Regulations 

 The IET and BSI has released Amendment 1 to BS 7671:2018 (18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations), which enables a more practical solution for Electric Vehicle Charging Installations. This will help support the rollout of electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the country.  Containing the updated Section 722 (Electric Vehicle Charging Installations), Amendment 1 comes into effect immediately, instead of […]

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Pupils still steered towards university two years on from Baker Clause 

According to a recent YouGov survey, only 11% of 15-18-year olds are likely to be encouraged towards apprenticeships.  The survey, commissioned by training provider JTL ahead of National Apprenticeship Week, reveals that there has only been a 3% increase since its last survey in 2017, where just 8% of 15-18-year olds had been encouraged towards […]

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New NICE Guidance on Indoor Air Quality at Home
By January 31, 2020 Read More →

New NICE Guidance on Indoor Air Quality at Home

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released a new publication titled ‘Indoor Air Quality at Home’, which provides guidance for the public on how to reduce their exposure to indoor pollutants. Key advice within the publication for reducing the risk posed by indoor pollutants is ensuring rooms are well ventilated through the use of […]

Mandatory electrical safety checks in the private rented sector
By January 29, 2020 Read More →

Mandatory electrical safety checks in the private rented sector

The NAPIT Trade Association has announced that draft regulations have now been laid before Parliament to ensure all PRS properties meet minimum Electrical Safety Standards. Subject to due parliamentary process, these regulations will come into force for new tenancies from 1 July 2020, and for any existing tenancies from 1 April 2021. The Chairman of the […]

LED Eco Lights appoints Andy Edwards in business development role
By January 22, 2020 Read More →

LED Eco Lights appoints Andy Edwards in business development role

LED Eco Lights, a leading expert in LED lighting and control solutions, has announced the appointment of Andy Edwards as business development director. andy joins the company in this newly created position to drive business growth in new markets. Saima Shafi, sales and marketing director of LED Eco Lights commented: “We are delighted to bring Andy on board […]

EDA celebrates Apprenticeship Service landmark

EDA celebrates Apprenticeship Service landmark

Nineteen-year-old Jonathan McArdle is the 2000th apprentice to join the UK’s electro-technical sector through EDA Apprenticeship Plus, the organisation behind the apprenticeship service for members and affiliates of the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA).

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