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If you need an electrician, who do you call?

Sometimes the obvious answer isn't enough – when you need a Doctor, you call one, when you need a dentist, you go to see one....so why...

Sitting waiting for the phone to ring

How to make a sale without selling anything

If making a sales pitch and touting for business is not for you, and selling is not your thing then you might well...

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Is 2015 the time to invest in an electric vehicle?

A year ago it would have been a rare occurrence to come across an electric vehicle charging point, and to some extend they are still a head turner if only to try...

If you need an electrician, who do you call?

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Sometimes the obvious answer isn't enough – when you need a Doctor, you call one, when you need a dentist, you go to see one....so why when people need an electrician, do they ask a plumber or kitchen fitter to do the job?

The DIA (Do it all) Vs the DIY crew

DIY electrics is always a bad idea – it is cringe worthy and often downright dangerous; however sometimes the point of DIY electrics comes down to affordability, corners are cut and householders are taking a dangerous chance.

Electrical safety inspections compulsory for landlords in Scotland

Electrical safety inspections compulsory for landlords in Scotland

NICEIC registered contractors in Scotland are recognised as satisfying statutory guidance in a new law which will see landlords obliged to carry out electrical safety inspections on privately rented properties at least every five years.

The new legislation comes into effect from December 1 2015 and is designed to reduce the number of domestic fires caused by electrical faults. The official guidance surrounding the ruling and what it means for landlords in Scotland was officially launched today (February 19) by Housing and Welfare Minister Margaret Burgess.

How to make a sale without selling anything

Sitting waiting for the phone to ring

If making a sales pitch and touting for business is not for you, and selling is not your thing then you might well be thinking that becoming a self employed electrician might be a mistake?

Wrong! Believe it or not the most successful sales people do not actually have a sales pitch. They sell based on likeability factor and a different outlook on selling. If all this sounds way out and you feel you have to be a 'certain type' to be successful in selling then keep reading as this blog will change your thoughts.

Electrical Safety Checks Mandatory for Private Landlords

NAPIT Trade Association Chairman, Frank Bertie

Over 90 per cent of NAPIT Trade Association respondents agree that electrical safety checks in the private rented sector every five years or more frequently should be mandatory, according to a recent survey. The survey, created by the International Longevity Centre, focused on electrical safety in an ageing society. It was issued to gather evidence for a new report released today by the charity Electrical Safety First, A Shock to the System: Electrical Safety in an Ageing Society.

Is 2015 the time to invest in an electric vehicle?

Electric Vehicles

A year ago it would have been a rare occurrence to come across an electric vehicle charging point, and to some extend they are still a head turner if only to try and fathom out how they might work! However, most of us would probably know where to direct someone if they were looking for an electric vehicle charging point in the local area.

Charging points coming to a place near you

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