With product safety rising up the news agenda, Electrical Safety First’s 6th annual product safety conference, Connecting Together for a Safer, Smarter, World - which took place in Westminster on October 27th – has cemented its role as a highlight of the industry year.

Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the Government’s target of building one million homes by 2020 and the progress that has been made so far.

Steve Brawley, Chief Executive of the Joint Industry Board (JIB) and a founding partner of The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP), has welcomed Government proposals to set funding for the new electrotechnical apprenticeship standard at £18,000. 

Two years on since it first launched, more than 41,000 businesses are now listed on the Registered Competent Person Electricalwebsite.