Public liability insurance is one of the most important forms of business cover, but how does it apply

25th May: the date when the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. You may be already be putting into practice the necessary preparations in your electrical business – but is your website ready to cope with the changes?

For many professionals and technical specialists contracting is a popular way of working.

An NICEIC approved contractor was delighted to be part of an upcoming episode of BBC’s Garden Rescue.

Gavin Jones of Gavin Jones Electrical was invited to take part in the filming after NICEIC was contacted by producers of the show.

He said:

Theft of tools or cargo from vans is all too common an occurrence. It’s not just a matter of replacing the items that have been stolen – van break-ins can leave people unable to work, behind on their schedules, losing contracts and facing higher insurance costs.

Eight finalists have been chosen to go through to the final stage of the NICEIC and ELECSA 2018 Apprentice of the Year competition.

Entries are now open for this year’s ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award, which aims to showcase the very best talent across ECA’s member businesses.

In what is being seen as a critical juncture in the campaign by Scotland’s electricians for professional recognition, an MSP has formally raised a motion addressing the issue in the Scottish Parliament.
 

Lutron Launches New Lighting Control and Energy Management Platform, Making Control of Multiple Buildings on Multiple Sites Easier
 

The new RAPID Scene Control solutions from CP Electronics, the UK leader in lighting control, gives the ability to customise lighting in offices and commercial buildings on a room by room basis using voice recognition and through cloud-based apps via a tablet and smartphone. 

Sleaford-based electrical contracting firm Butlers is recruiting after winning several new contracts. The firm has been appointed to work on a number of construction projects over the past few months including a housing development in Calverton, Nottinghamshire.

Leading wholesaler of respected brand fixings, fasteners, power tool accessories and hardware, ForgeFix is lending its support to an important industry cause.

Starrett, is celebrating six decades of UK manufacturing. The company, which was founded in the US,opened its UK factory in Jedburgh, Scotland, in 1958 and has since grown to become one of the global business’ main manufacturing sites.
 

New Drone Standards are to be unveiled for the first time in Spring 2018 which are expected to lead to strengthened public confidence in safety, security and compliance within an industry which is set to be one of the fastest growth sectors in the world.