It is fair to say that a career within the trades industry was sometimes looked down upon and not a traditional career goal for young people, or their families. However, this is definitely changing – joining a trade is a much more appealing career aspiration to younger people, especially in the last year. Many young
Now that football is back and we’re allowed to watch from in the stadium again, we’re celebrating by running a great competition with the chance of winning three cash prizes! We proudly sponsor and support Chesterfield Football Club, and want to reward fans who are as excited as us for the season to start. We’re
The UK armed forces had just under 159,000 full-time servicemen and women in April 2021 – most of which were within the Army (56%) and the rest being equally split between the Royal Navy, Marines and the RAF. Even if being in the armed forces was your only aspiration, there comes a time that this
How to become an electrician in 2021 Having a career within the electrical industry is desirable for many – this is not a surprise with the many benefits to being an electrician, such as job security, high earning potential, self-employment opportunities, and many more. How do I begin my career as an electrician? There are
Fathers day is coming up, so we wanted to share some brilliant gifts that we think you’ll love – feel free to share this blog with your partners and kids, that way there are no excuses 😉 To let everybody know who is the best… We all love a good mug, and they’re more than
A huge decision for many people working within the trades industry is deciding whether to become a self-employed electrician or to go and work for an existing company. There are pros and cons to both roles, which is why this decision can be such a difficult one to make. In this post, we will discuss
The halogen light bulb was invented in the 1950s, and after seventy decades of advancements and gained knowledge on energy efficiency, they will soon be completely banned in the UK. The UK government began phasing halogen bulbs out in 2018 under EU wide rules, and as of September 1st 2021, they will no longer be
We often see changes within the trades industry, such as new regulations, equipment and tools, and new practices. It can be difficult for a company to keep up with the industry and may result in a lack of skills among their staff – upskilling employees can prevent this. Upskilling is when companies retrain their staff
There are more electrical vehicles on the road every day, last year we saw a 66% increase in electric vehicle registrations, the biggest annual rise yet. Whilst these growing numbers are great, it does bring a worry that there are not enough electric vehicle chargers installed to meet demand. There has been a big push
It’s important that homeowners and business owners keep an eye on electrical installations within their properties – spotting any possible hazards and getting them looked at as soon as possible can be a matter of life or death. However, it can be difficult for the general public to spot dangers ahead of time as they
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