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All you need to know about the 18th Edition

City & Guilds and the IET recently held a webinar for training centres about the 18th Edition. With the 18th Edition set to launch on the 2nd July, the awarding body and the institution are joining forces to ensure that electrical professionals are trained to a high standard and compliant with the new regulations. The […]

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EC4U becomes a #builtwithBosch professional tester

We are proud to announce that we have recently been selected by Bosch to become a #builtwithBosch professional tester. This campaign allows trade professionals the unique opportunity to test the latest Bosch tools and feedback their thoughts and experience on social media and within the Bosch community. Bosch Professional is a widely recognised and respected […]

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Can customers trust trade directories to find a trusted tradesperson?

Last month, we published our guide to tradespeople directories, for tradespeople. It was an unbiased look at the costings, vetting procedure and requirements for joining a tradesperson database. However, this time, we are looking at some of those directories from the public’s perspective and asking, just how trustworthy and safe are these trades databases? What […]

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Government consultation on electrical safety in the private rental sector

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have launched a consultation on the eight recommendations set out by The Private Rented Sector Electrical Safety Working Group, to improve electrical safety in privately rented properties. Lack of regulations and requirements for electrical safety within the Private Rental Sector (PRS) is the reason behind these recommendations, […]

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How is electricity generated and how does it power our homes?

We all depend on electricity to keep us going, whether it’s boiling the kettle for our morning coffee, or turning on the computer for work, or charging our phone. But have you ever stopped to think where it’s come from and what makes up our electricity? We’re looking into the journey our electricity takes to […]

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