Electrical News

Unhappy electrician who is facing payment issues

Business owners forced to stop paying employees due to late payment

Nearly half of small business owners and managing directors (47 per cent) faced payment issues due to the impact of unfair payment practices by…

Sortimos Black Friday Deals

Black Weekend Deals 2019 20% online discount on mySortimo.co.uk

As part of the Black Friday Deals 2019, online customers benefit from a 20 percent discount on mySortimo from 29th November until 1st December…

The New safety regulations booklet

SELECT Raises the Alarm on New Smoke Detector Regulations

A campaign to raise public awareness of new safety regulations affecting all homes has been launched by SELECT, Scotland’s leading trade body for…

The Scottish electricians Award Ceremony

Scottish electricians raise over £5,000 for electrical industry charity

More than £5,000 has been raised by Scottish electricians SELECT, the trade body for electrical professionals in Scotland, for the UK’s leading…


Tina Chnadler orginser of christmas parties

Don’t take the festive celebrations too far

With the summer months coming to an end, the nation’s attention will soon turn to the end of year celebrations, as the first festive adverts make an appearance on the TV and businesses begin…

 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…

A diagram explaining how air compressors work.

How do Air Compressors Work?

An essential tool in many industries, modern style air compressors date back to the 19th Century. But have you…


The Advanced New Business Manager Matt Jones

Advanced Appoints New Business Manager

Global fire and life safety company, Advanced, has appointed a new business manager to support the growth of its emergency lighting business.…


Redbacks cushioning knee pads

Knee and body protection from Redbacks cushioning

Redbacks Cushioning Limited, developers of the award winning, ‘Leaf-Spring’ cushioning technology offers a range of products to help protect the …


The WEEE Takeback statement from Recolight

Recolight welcomes Defra decision to require retailers to provide WEEE takeback

Defra have now confirmed that from the end of 2020, most retailers will be required to provide in-store WEEE takeback.  The new requirement will…



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…

Upgrade Your Toolbox with GP Batteries BEAM P36 Task Flashlight

Upgrade Your Toolbox with GP Batteries BEAM P36 Task Flashlight

With its slim design that fits easily in a pocket or toolbox, GP Batteries new Beam Task P36 flashlight makes the perfect partner for any professional tradesperson or DIY enthusiast.

Part o…


Electrical professionals dealing with a plug fire overload

Electrical Professionals Urged to Stay on the Alert for Overload

A leading safety expert has called upon Scotland’s electrical professionals to help cut the risk of one of the biggest causes of domestic fires… more

The Electro-Wind Transformers

Electro-Wind Ltd now have UL Approval Certification for Transformers

As with all our products the Electro-wind bespoke range can be supplied quickly to meet the needs of our customers fully marked with the UL… more

The new Snickers Workwear New ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets

Snickers Workwear New ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets

These new ALLroundWork Jackets and Gilets arejust what the name suggests – delivering a great all-round performance on site with a Ripstopwater-… more

Electrician in protective clothing

What are the benefits of protective clothing?

Many workplaces require workers and visitors to wear personal protective clothing (PPE) while on worksite premises if there are hazards present in… more