Life after DECC

Of the recent whirlwind of activity across Westminster throughout the last few months, perhaps one of the most overlooked shifts was the restructure of DECC on the 14th July.  In its place, the newly appointed Prime Minister Theresa May’s Government created a new department.  The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) was formed…

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The future of electricity

In the UK, the majority of electricity comes from large, centralised power plants.  Although this approach enables economies of scale in the energy sector, it means that customers, particularly those within inner cities depend on long-distance transmission to receive power.  Here Nick Boughton, sales manager at industrial systems integrator, Boulting Technology discusses how businesses need…

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Home safe

Home Safe A study by Electrical Safety First has identified that risky behaviour in the home is leading to a huge number of accidents, which peak on Saturday evenings when four accidents take place every second. Our ‘Home Safe’  campaign highlights that even the smallest mishap can lead to devastating consequences. This is the result…

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Halifax electrical testing company recognised as UK’s best Business-To-Business small company

Circuit Electrical Testing, a small husband and wife-run electrical testing business based in Halifax, has been named as the UK’s best small business-to-business company at the inaugural Small Awards in association with Facebook.  The ‘Supply Chain’ award, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans, recognises small businesses that are working within the business supply chain; those that work…

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Get smart in the garden

Get smart in the garden Electrical Safety First is calling on lawn mower and hedge trimmer manufacturers to improve the safety advice on their packaging and in their instruction manuals after new research reveals the products are responsible for thousands of injuries a year. Over 300,000 people go to hospital each year because of an…

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