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Over half of UK electricians experience mental health problems due to work

Over half (51%) of UK electricians experience mental health problems due to work-related issues, a new study1 has found. 

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Richard Warley, BigChange CEO

UK trades businesses bounce back from Covid, but soaring costs mean one-in-eight fears failure within a year

Demand for UK trades has boomed since the end of the initial lockdown in July 2020. Plumbers, electricians, building-maintenance firms and other…

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A fifth of UK electricians are abused by customers every working day

Almost nine in ten (86%) UK tradespeople have been abused at work by customers, with swearing, threatening messages and even physical attacks…

ERF Apprentices

Five resources all trainee and apprentice electricians should know about

Many budding electricians have begun taking their first steps into the industry in the form of trainee schemes and apprenticeships. While the…

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Protecting

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…

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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…

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Snickers Winter Fleece

The New Snickers Workwear Body-Mapping Pile Jacket

Taking working comfort and layering systems to a whole new level.  

The Snickers Workwear climate control system includes…

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Ellis Patents headquarters in Rillington, North Yorkshire

Ellis champions the importance of green credentials

One of the world’s leading cable cleat manufacturers, Ellis Patents says that a business’s green credentials will soon play a major role in its…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Articles

Mark Yeeles, Vice President Industrial Automation UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric

Why diversity is key to industrial success

By Mark Yeeles, Vice President Industrial Automation UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric

Diversity is now… more

Ellis Patents headquarters in Rillington, North Yorkshire

Ellis champions the importance of green credentials

One of the world’s leading cable cleat manufacturers, Ellis Patents says that a business’s green credentials will soon play a major role in its… more

Construction Worker on a roof

How employers can safeguard men's mental health in the construction industry

After years of going under the radar, the men's mental health crisis is finally getting discussed in mainstream media. While dealing with mental… more

Securefast

Securefast Wins Security Product of the Year

The Securefast Solar Powered Wi-Fi Camera (AB080-20) has won the Security Product of the Year at DIY Week Awards 2021. The honour was awarded for… more