EC4U Blog

Catch up with all the latest EC4U news, informative updates, hints, tips, advice and more…

Why do you need a website for your business?

It’s been reported that 81% of people research a business or service on the internet prior to making a purchase decision. Does this mean that a website is important for your company? The answer is, yes. How can a potential customer deem your company professional if it doesn’t have a professional site to go along […]

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18th Edition Amendment 2 available for draft comment

Amendment 2 of the 18th Edition is planned for release in early 2022. The IET and BSI have issued the draft for Public Comment which is available to view here. The main changes are listed at the beginning of the document and cover the following areas: Part 2 definitions Chapter 41 Protection against electric shock […]

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Case Study: Gareth

Thinking of a career change? With many uncertainties currently surrounding job security, the prospect of entering a new job sector has become more likely for some than others. A career change can be nerve-wracking and incredibly daunting, but learning a new skill can give you great opportunities to succeed. Whilst many industries are facing skills […]

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How to approach a career change post COVID-19?

In these unprecedented times, it’s clear that the coronavirus crisis has had a massive impact on the workplace. In fact, it’s impossible to think of an industry that hasn’t been affected by it. From the 3rd September 2020, it has been reported that 9,602,000 people are still on furlough, whilst 192,006 have been made redundant across the […]

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The physical demands of being a tradesperson

In 2019, more than 79,000 construction workers suffered from work related ill health (either new or long standing conditions). 54,000 workers every year experience a non-fatal injury, including trips and falls on the same level, injuries due to lifting and carrying, falls from heights and also by being struck by a moving object. Many of […]

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COVID-19 Update

In line with current Government Guidelines we will unfortunately be closed until further notice. We will be contacting existing customers as a matter of urgency regarding their courses. For any further information please email us at Thank you for your patience and understanding during these difficult times.