Spot The Fake

How to spot fake electrical products online If the price is (almost) right, it’s probably fake Some fakes are for sale just below the recommended retail value, hoodwinking shoppers that are too savvy to fall for the ‘too good to be true’ deals. Make sure you do your homework if you decide to buy products…

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Christmas

Ho ho ho! The festive season is in full swing and homes across the UK are twinkling with fairy lights and Christmas cheer. But are you taking dangerous risks with your safety during the holidays? We’ve highlighted some common activities that may be putting you and your family in danger, with some simple tips to…

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JIB Skills Development Fund

If you’re looking to upskill your workforce, the JIB Skills Development Fund may be able to help. It provides financial assistance for courses for those undertaking further education and training in the electrical industry. As a JIB member company, your electrical operatives and registered apprentices will be eligible to apply through the JIB Skills Development…

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JIB agree new wage for industry

The electrical contracting industry has agreed on a four-year wage deal, which will take effect from January 2017. This is the first time that an agreement spanning four years has been determined between trade union Unite and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). Some of the key changes to be implemented include: Wage increases of 2%…

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