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

What can a new career in skilled trades offer you?

There is national shortage in skilled tradespeople in the UK, from builders, to engineers, to plumbers, to electricians. There are currently just over 1 million people working in various skilled sectors of the trade industry in the UK. Skilled trades are extremely valuable yet undermined among the public. They have unlimited potential in money and customer base, yet not […]

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Who is policing Part P?

Electricians claim that no one organisation or even person is out there actively policing electrical work to ensure Part P of the Building Regulations is being complied to. Government approved Part P scheme operators like NICEIC, ELECSA and NAPIT check the competency of an electrician upon joining, with a practical assessment. But what happens after? […]

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Top 5 Gadgets for Home Security

Feeling safe and secure in your home is important for everyone. It’s even more important to know your home is secure if you are away for long periods of time. We all know about security cameras, but modern technology currently offers you some new options to enhance the security of your home. From doorbells with […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

In 2016, Mothers Day falls on 6th March in the UK and is a time for us to celebrate our mums. Around the world, a total of 46 countries celebrate the special day, all at varying times of the year and one of the most popular occasions. Find out why below! In the UK, the occasion […]

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How safe are socket covers for plug sockets?

Did you know the government doesn’t regulate plug socket covers? It is an emerging debate, over the necessity and safety of the socket covers which prevent children from sticking their fingers into the pin sized holes. What people don’t know is that British plug sockets already have a built in safety spring mechanism, which socket covers […]

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