Keith Brownhill, CEO, Rupert Martin, Owner & Darren Ward, Group Technical Director, receive the award

Dextra Receive Lighting Manufacturing Company of the Year Award

Dextra Group plc. have been presented with the highly prestigious Lighting Manufacturing Company of the Year Award,...

Registered Competent Person Electrical

Launch of all new Part P electrical contractors register

Monday 30th June 2014 saw the new competent person electrical directory website, which lists all full scope competent registered domestic electricians in England...

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Dextra Receive Lighting Manufacturing Company of the Year Award

Keith Brownhill, CEO, Rupert Martin, Owner & Darren Ward, Group Technical Director, receive the award

Dextra Group plc. have been presented with the highly prestigious Lighting Manufacturing Company of the Year Award, from Building and Facilities News. Upon being presented with the award, Rupert Martin, Group Chairman and Owner at Dextra Group plc, commented, “We are very proud that after 37 years, a privately owned and managed UK lighting company has been recognised and appreciated for their commitment to UK manufacturing.

Launch of all new Part P electrical contractors register

Registered Competent Person Electrical

Monday 30th June 2014 saw the new competent person electrical directory website, which lists all full scope competent registered domestic electricians in England and Wales, go live.

The new website is known as Registered Competent Person was launched with a single quality mark which was created following an agreement made by all full scope electrical Competent Person Scheme Operators.

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Dextra lighting up the workplace – naturally

Dextra LED Luminaire

The Dextra Group have just released a state of the art lighting facility that allows regulation of lighting controls to enable maximum dependency on artificial lighting.

Better health benefits

The latest lighting offering from Dextra is likely to be of interest to work savvy organisations who see the direct correlation between employee productivity and optimum working environments. Inferior lighting solutions have shown in research that there is a link between workplace lighting with office workers sleep, activity and quality of life.

Domestic or commercial work – what do electricians prefer?

Domestic Vs Commerial

Britain’s number 1 training centre choice for professional electricians Trade Skills 4 U have recently carried out a survey amongst UK electricians to find out what type of work they prefer to do.

Electricians were asked the question “what type of work to you prefer doing?” electricians were then able to choose between domestic and commercial work as their preference. The question raised in the survey although quite light hearted revealed there is a vast difference between domestic and commercial training.

What area is best to train in?

Complimentary Marketing Training Session for Electricians

electricians marketing video

James Dewane is the original and leading marketing expert for electricians, dedicated to helping self employed electricians grow their business. James who owns and runs his own small electrical contracting business in Kent launched My Electricians ToolBox™ just over a year ago and since that time it has gone from strength to strength. There is now a solid core of My Electricians ToolBox™ members from all over the UK at varying stages in their business.

Fire Risk Assessments, A General Overview.

Fire Risk Assessments, Fire Alarms, Fire Extinguishers Wolverhampton

Employers AND Building owners must carry out a fire safety risk assessment and keep it up to date. This follows the regulatory reform order 2005

Based on the findings of the assessment, employers need to ensure that adequate and appropriate fire safety measures are in place to minimise the risk of injury or loss of life in the event of a fire.

To help prevent fire in the workplace, your risk assessment should identify what could cause a fire to start, ie sources of ignition (heat or sparks) and substances that burn, and the people who may be at risk.

Electricians reporting success with My Electricians ToolBox marketing

Marketing for Electrician Book by J Dewane

One year ago James Dewane launched a never seen before 'electricians blueprint' which was designed to help self employed electricians find and keep more customers. Using a marketing resource known as “My Electricians ToolBox”, electricians use a tried and tested 5 step system to market their own business. James has developed his Five Steps into a teaching Framework that he calls the S.P.A.R.K.s Blueprint to Marketing for Local electricians.

Marketing for Electricians

Dextra LED Pro-Light MINI Get's Ready to Hit the Shelves

Pro-Light MINI Range

The eagerly-awaited launch of a new range of high quality LED spot lights is set to take place. With around a year in development, the Pro-Light MINI range has been designed with precision to offer retailers nationwide true versatility without compromise.
Retailers will soon be able to enhance their spaces with the comprehensive and high performing selection of high quality LED spot lights suitable to fulfil an array of retail lighting requirements.

Are electricians getting paid on time?

Amusing Late Payment Request

This week Trade Skills 4 U have posted a blog which talks about the effect late payment is having on electricians. Following the introduction of Government lead early payment schemes in March 2013, Trade Skills 4 U have carried out a survey amongst electricians from all over the country to find out if such schemes are having an effect on how quickly they get paid for work.

Early Payment Schemes

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