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

The ECS ‘Registered Electrician’ status explained

The JIB/ECS have launched a new ‘registered electrician’ status for their gold card members, in a move which they claim aims to help raise standards in the industry and also recognise those “electricians working at the top of their game.” It is part of a new initiative where ECS are keeping a closer eye on […]

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Case Study: Daren

If you’re looking to escape the daily grind of working for someone else, maybe now is the time to make the jump to work for yourself with your own business. Daren recently left his role as a retail manager of 23 years to set up his own handy man business. “I wanted a trade behind […]

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Why are your energy prices increasing?

Your energy bills are going up. That is unless you are on a fixed rate tariff. But for those of you who aren’t, some 12 million people, then you could see your tariff increase by 8-15% in the coming months. Most of the big energy suppliers have decided to introduce these increased tariffs, in order […]

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The EC4U Alumni: A unique after course support service

We understand that it can be difficult to ask for help and advice when starting out in a new trade. You may have simple questions or big worries, or want some advice on products, which is why we launched our EC4U Alumni. Hosted on Facebook, the private group is a unique part of our after […]

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Bonfire Night Safety: be safe not sorry

In the months of October and November last year, there were 990 injuries caused by fireworks. With Bonfire Night quickly approaching, it’s important that you take the proper safety precautions to stay safe. November 5th marks the celebration of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605 and every year across the UK, there are bonfires and fireworks to […]

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