All electrical contractors must ensure they are up to date with the new requirements for BS 7671:2018, when the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations comes into effect on 01 January 2018.

The electrical industry has always been a highly-charged marketplace. Numerous companies compete for the same projects, the market is subject to constant regulatory changes, and a shortage of skilled workers often results in companies having to carry out more work with less staff.

QVS Direct Launches Campaign To Battle Gender Inequality in Electrical Industry

HMRC has recently introduced a new online employment status indicator tool for electrical and other construction companies who engage, and make payments to, sub-contractors on a self-employed basis.
 

Product identification and traceability play a vital role in preventing the loss and misidentification of electrical stock, so don’t dismiss labels as a minor purchase.

According to Hager’s latest Digital Adoption Survey, 55 per cent of respondents in the electrical industry have agreed that social networks enhance business opportunities - a 40 percent increase on 2011’s results of an identical survey.