What’s in store for the lighting industry in 2019

The LED Specialist provides an overview of the top ten trends it expects to see in the lighting industry this coming year. The supply chain will change The client-specifier-manufacturer-wholesaler-contractor supply chain used to be understood by everybody. But with FMs buying from Amazon, and margin-chasing contractors bullying manufacturers for rebates, the supply chain is getting…

Warships contract for AEI Cables

AEI Cables has been chosen as one of three companies to supply cables for three of Britain’s new Type 26 warships for the Royal Navy. Working with prime contractor BAE Systems, AEI Cables will supply cable and wiring for the power, lighting and data communications circuits to the vessels, with 400 kilometres of cable being…

January gloom for self-employed electricians

Hudson Contract, a construction industry scheme payroll provider, is reporting that self-employed electricians saw their weekly earnings fall by £124 a week during January. The statistic is a direct comparison with December 2018 figures. “It sounds grim, but it’s exactly what we expect at this time of year,” observes Ian Anfield, Hudson Contract’s Managing Director.…