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electrical digest November Issue 1

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Industry Association News:
Tech Talk  NICEIC Tech Talks are back!

The new series of NICEIC TechTalks commenced in October with events taking place at West Ham United and Portsmouth Football Club.

ESC Seeking Electricians To Participate In Focus Groups ESC Seeking Electricians To Participate In Focus Groups

Would you be interested in joining a regional focus group to discuss ideas for initiatives that involve electrical firms and domestic installers?

Highway Electrical Association  ASLEC and HEMSA Evolve to Form Highway Electrical Association

At an Extraordinary General Meeting of ASLEC and HEMSA held on 19th October 2011, the two organisations agreed to merge and form a new organisation called the Highway Electrical Association.

  ► RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2012

HSE is delighted to support RoSPA's annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards. We share RoSPA's view that competent health and safety advice, along with visible committed safety leadership enables organisations to reduce accidents and ill health in a cost effective way..

ESC  ESC’S Product Safety Conference Produces The Goods

The Electrical Safety Council’s recent Product Safety Conference brought together a wide range of speakers and delegates to discuss the latest developments in market surveillance and electrical product safety.

  Euston commuters stopped in their tracks

There was no escape for one ruthless rogue trader at Euston Station yesterday after he was bricked into a wall of shame by NICEIC.

ESC ►  ESC Selects Scottish Company For Safety Award

This year, the Electrical Safety Council’s (ESC) award for Best Electrical Safety Project at the SELECT Electrotechnical Awards was won by Crown House Technologies.

Creation of EASE: European Association for Storage of Energy

A group of Europe’s leading players in the energy sector, including manufacturers, utilities and academic bodies, came together in Brussels in September  to sign the formal constitution for the creation of the European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE).


Better Blind Company Limited, automated solar shading specialists, is now a member of the KNX UK Association.  Operating in all areas of the UK, Better Blind Company places particular emphasis on automation and specifically integration with KNX building automation technologies.

Firm fined for misuse of NICEIC and Gas Safe logos

A family firm has been convicted of fraudulently claiming to be registered with NICEIC and Gas Safe.
Enfield based Tony Matheou and his two sons Marios and Anthony, who traded under the name of AA & E Builders Limited, were convicted of falsely claiming to be both NICEIC and Gas Safe registered.

New catalogue from NICEIC Direct ►  New catalogue from NICEIC Direct

The new NICEIC Direct catalogue is out now offering contractors a wide range of kit and equipment at discounted prices.

 “This is the most comprehensive catalogue ever put together by NICEIC, featuring a wide range of tools, workwear and equipment that no electrician should be without,” said Mike Jackson, Head of Group Sales at NICEIC.


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