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All new cars to be electric or hybrid by 2040

In 2040, the government will be banning all new diesel and petrol cars, in favour of electric vehicles in order to improve air quality. Currently only 108,000 out of 31.7 million cars in the UK are plug in cars, with more than 70 models available, but that is set to change in the coming years. […]

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Are electricians really earning £156k a year?

We recently discussed the shortage of electricians in the UK, encouraging businesses to expand into electrics to reach more customers and capitalise on profits in a time when electricians are in high demand and earning more than they ever have before. New reports (via the Daily Mail) have recently sparked debate in the electrical industry, […]

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Screwless Wiring Solutions: MK Electric Dimensions and Click Definity

Homeowners removing switches to decorate behind or changing socket covers may seem harmless, but actually it could have consequences if the integrity of the circuit is not tested before and after. Both MK Electric and Click offer a screwless range which tackle this problem, and make updating your sockets and decorating behind your switches safe and […]

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Case Study: Lewis

Our customers come to us from all kinds of careers and skill levels, but some are bit closer to home. Wanting to get qualified and start his own business, Lewis had already been working alongside an electrician for two years when he decided to take the leap and start his own electrical business. “I’ve done […]

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Customers and tradespeople share their pet hates

First it was the rise of rogue traders, then came the cowboy customers, and now it seems some customers and tradespeople just have some annoying traits. Rated People recently carried out a survey with customers and tradespeople to find out what really irritated them about one another. The results with the customers are common problems […]

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