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Another contractor fined for misuse of the NICEIC logo

The director of a building firm has been fined for falsely claiming to be NICEIC registered.

Dorset based James Hewitson, a director of Poole Bay Building Construction Ltd, pleaded guilty to offences under the Consumer Protection From Unfair Trading Regulations Act 2008.

He was misusing the NICEIC logo on two vehicles and on the company's website.

The company was fined £1000 and ordered to pay £500 costs and a victim surcharge of £100. James Hewitson was fined £300 and...

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Electrical Safety News

Third Party Inspection Scheme, Three's a Crowd?

Electrical Safety First has raised concerns over changes to the way electrical work in the home is checked to ensure its safety. The introduction of Third Party Inspection schemes for domestic electrical work was recently announced by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), as part of its changes to Part P of the Building Regulations for England.

Originally suggested during the review of Part P, such third party inspection was considered as a way for DIYers - and...

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City and Guilds 2395 Exam Paper

City and Guilds 2395 Course Pass Rate - Want to gain your Qualification?

If you are taking this examination this year or indeed if you thought that electrical qualifications these days were dumbed down, then you may well be mistaken. City and Guilds, the leading provider of vocational qualifications – meaning virtually every electrician will hold a City and Guilds qualification has issued feedback to training centres to help candidates improve exam performance in the future.

Must do better....

The feedback in the form of a chief...

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