Over half (51%) of UK electricians experience mental health problems due to work-related issues, a new study1 has found. 

Almost nine in ten (86%) UK tradespeople have been abused at work by customers, with swearing, threatening messages and even physical attacks common in the industry, new research has revealed. 

Many budding electricians have begun taking their first steps into the industry in the form of trainee schemes and apprenticeships.

By Mark Yeeles, Vice President Industrial Automation UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric

After years of going under the radar, the men's mental health crisis is finally getting discussed in mainstream media.

The Securefast Solar Powered Wi-Fi Camera (AB080-20) has won the Security Product of the Year at DIY Week Awards 2021. The honour was awarded for the best security product released in 2021 which demonstrated great innovation and design for the security sector.
 

With a summer of sizzling soccer about to kick off, Knightsbridge, one of the UK’s leading brands of wiring devices, accessories and lighting, has whistled up a fantastic competition with loads of goodies up for grabs!

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The Belfry Hotel & Resort

The Belfry Hotel & Resort, located in Royal Sutton Coldfield, North Warwickshire, unveiled updates to its award-winning Brabazon course at Betfred British Masters, which was held at the resort from 12th until 15th May 2021.
 

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The lighting industry has broadly welcomed new legislation which seeks to bring back the replaceable light source. However, many had concerns over how the market for replacement components would work in practice.

Aico are delighted to announce that their Ei1000G SmartLINK Gateway has been awarded ‘Best Health and Safety Product’ at the Housebuilder Product Awards 2021.

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growing your career

In the electrical trade, you can control your own career and earning potential. Mick Fitzgerald, Director, Options Skills, shares his top tips to help you expand your skillset, boost your earnings and drive your electrical career forward. 

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waste packaging changes

The Government has launched an exceptionally wide ranging consultation aimed at improving the collection and recycling of waste packaging.  The consultation is exceptionally long, at over 200 pages, and has over 100 separate questions.

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Smartphone-powered access control with five validation methods

Leading access control technology manufacturer CDVI has announced the release of its new Mobile-PASS product. It enables smart devices to be used as access tokens.

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