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How to electrical wiring videos can put you at risk

How to electrical wiring videos can put you at risk

New research from Electrical Safety First found that 21 million people would happily use an online ‘tutorial’ or ‘how to’ video to carry...

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Childrens book to challenge gender stereotyping in the construction industry

A new children’s book designed to challenge gender stereotypes in the trades sector features NICEIC registered electrical contractor...

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Commercial Opportunities Arising for MCS Installers Says NAPIT

The vast majority of UK businesses are concerned with saving energy, according to UrbanWind[1], one of Britain’s leading...

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Electrical DIY Resources – Are these horrors lurking in your local library?

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How to electrical wiring videos can put you at risk

How to electrical wiring videos can put you at risk

New research from Electrical Safety First found that 21 million people would happily use an online ‘tutorial’ or ‘how to’ video to carry out home improvement – even if they lack the necessary experience[1]. Currently, there are over three million YouTube videos that feature DIY in the home, so it’s no surprise that people are relying on the internet for this kind of information, rather than seeking professional advice[2].

Childrens book to challenge gender stereotyping in the construction industry

Mandy Reynolds

A new children’s book designed to challenge gender stereotypes in the trades sector features NICEIC registered electrical contractor Mandy Reynolds.

The Sheffield based contractor has been flying the flag for female electricians in recent years – as a supporter of NICEIC’s Jobs for the Girls campaign and as a contributor to a report about women in the construction industry edited by Meg Munn MP.

Now she has been immortalised in print by appearing as a caricature in the new book showing young children that there are all sorts of jobs out there regardless of sex.

Commercial Opportunities Arising for MCS Installers Says NAPIT

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The vast majority of UK businesses are concerned with saving energy, according to UrbanWind[1], one of Britain’s leading renewable energy experts. NAPIT says this is an opportunity for MCS installers to gain commercial business. The survey found 94 per cent of UK businesses have or are actively pursuing an energy reduction programme. Due to rising energy bills it makes sense for companies to look into saving money through renewable energy solutions. Installers can take advantage of this by gaining MCS Certification to install these types of technologies.

Outstanding Contribution to the Electrical Industry Award for former NAPIT CEO John Andrews

John Andrews and Frank Bertie

Former NAPIT Chief Executive John Andrews has been presented with the Electrical Times Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Electrical Industry, in recognition of a lifetime’s work to raise standards and promote the importance of trade competence. The presentation took place at the Electrical Times Awards evening at the Royal Garden Hotel in London on the 23rd of October.

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