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growing your career

Electricians – growing your career and potential

In the electrical trade, you can control your own career and earning potential. Mick Fitzgerald, Director, Options Skills, shares his top tips to…

waste packaging changes

Government consults on waste packaging changes that could increase costs ten-fold

The Government has launched an exceptionally wide ranging consultation aimed at improving the collection and recycling of waste packaging.  The…


CDVI Announces Launch of Mobile Credentials for ATRIUM

Smartphone-powered access control with five validation methods

Leading access control technology manufacturer CDVI has…

BCIA Awards

BCIA Awards 2021 finalists announced

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is delighted to announce the finalists for the BCIA Awards 2021. Despite a difficult and…



Keeping your tools in a garage could protect your livelihood

Tool thefts from vans are on the rise, with a 30% increase in claims made year-on-year since 2014 its time to start protecting your tools. Taking partial blame for this spike in tool-related theft…

Tina Chnadler orginser of christmas parties

HR issues you should consider when planning the office party

With many companies planning their Christmas parties as early as January, festive planning is now a year-round task. The opportunity to let your hair down and enjoy casual drinks with the rest of…

 A man drinking coffee and on his phone whilst driving for work

How to stay safe on the road this winter... or pay the consequences

I heard a joke the other day about a van full of penguins and it got me thinking about whether it was legal to transport wildlife in the back of a van, and then I was sucked into the internet …

Unhappy tradespeople

A day in the life of tradespeople

A day in the life of tradespeople: Three handymen share some of their most memorable experiences on the job – from a cat running through gloss – to being greeted by a top model!

Whether it…


Snickers Workwear Hi-Vis

Enhanced Visibility and Safety With Snickers Workwear Hi-Vis.

A Superior Range of Hi Vis Protective Wear – for all kinds of light conditions.
Snickers Workwear takes personal…


smart Wi-Fi cameras

Keep an eye on your home for less with Yale’s new range of smart Wi-Fi cameras

Know your home is safe and secure every day, wherever you are, with money-saving deals on the new range of smart Wi-Fi indoor and outdoor cameras…


Nut & Bolt Extractor Set

C.K Launches its New Rescue Nut & Bolt Extractor Set

Always looking to introduce innovative products to make life easier for professional tradespeople, leading brand C.K Tools is set to launch its…


C.K Sure Drive Socket Sets

C.K Sure Drive Socket Sets Successfully Combining Strength with Durability

Leading brand C.K, offers a fantastic range of innovative tools, all engineered to offer great performance, durability, and strength.  The new C.K…



Dickies Temp-iQ

WIN one of five new Dickies Temp-iQ t-shirts

Dickies Workwear has teamed up with Electrical Trade Magazine to give away five of its new Temp-iQ t-shirts – designed to keep you cool when the temperature rises.

WIN A Duo Prize With Velocity Pro Gear!

WIN A Duo Prize With Velocity Pro Gear!

The Electrical Trade Magazine and Velocity Pro Gear are giving you the chance to win the new Velocity Rogue 4.0 Tech Case & Veloci…

The new Dash cam from next base

Win the Nextbase new generation of dash cam technology

When it comes to electrician work it's crucial to think about what will happen if you didn't have your van for your work, what would you do? Now more than ever electricians should be protecting the…

Fibreglass Platform Stepladder with WernerCo

Reach new heights! Win a Fibreglass Platform Stepladder with WernerCo

To help you with the job at hand you need to be equipped with the right tools. That is why the market leaders in access equipment, WernerCo, is giving one lucky reader the chance to win in our priz…


Electro-magnetic Locks the correct specification

Electro-magnetic Locks the correct specification

With the requirement for certificated products since the Grenfell Tower disaster, Securefast based in Cannock, Staffordshire, have seen an… more

New EGR RollTrac - the smart electric roll cover

EGR RollTrac - the smart electric roll cover by EGR

A solution has been found for electrical contractors with pickups who worry over the safety of expensive tools and equipment kept in the vehicle… more

ECA launches apprentice support service

ECA launches apprentice support service

A new apprentice secondment service has been launched by leading engineering services trade association ECA. The service extends ECA’s already… more

EIC Champion

Aico becomes an EIC Champion

Over the last few years, Aico have partnered with the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) with the aim of strengthening and supporting the… more