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The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is a set of data protection legislation that replaces the old Data Protection Act 1998.  It governs how companies anywhere in the world deal with the personal data of EU citizens. SELECT members, as UK companies of any size who handle personal data of any sort, must abide by … Continued

New SELECT Annual Report launched

The latest SELECT Annual Report (2017/18) is now available for members to read on-line at The style and content of the report has been changed to reflect all of the activities which we undertake on behalf of members.

New categories introduced as SELECT prepares for 2018 industry awards

  The chance of a prestigious prize at the most exciting night of the year for Scotland’s electrical industry has been once again increased with the addition of two new categories to the SELECT Industry Awards for 2018.   The race is now on in the pursuit of excellence as companies and individuals are invited … Continued

SELECT President’s Walk

The SELECT President Kevin Griffin is keen to support the industry’s own charity the EIC. The EIC provide financial relief and practical support services to people and their immediate families who have worked or are working in electrical related industries. For further information on what the EIC do visit their website We have decided … Continued

Curtain up on 2018 Toolbox Talks Tour

The SELECT Toolbox Talks Tour is about to go on the road. One of our most keenly anticipated events is once again gearing up to visit SELECT members across the country. Twelve venues, from the Islands to the Borders, will be the focus point for technical presentations dealing with up-to-the-minute matters of interest to the … Continued

18th Edition Wiring Regulations (Pre-orders)

Members will no doubt be well aware of the imminent publication of BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations (IET Wiring Regulations Eighteenth Edition) which is now expected to be available from 2nd July 2018. The new standard can be used to design electrical installations from July 2018 however it does not actually come into effect … Continued

SELECT brings SEC Group position on public sector procurement to MSPs

Alan Wilson, Head of Membership and Communications at SELECT, recently made a presentation to the Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group for Construction. In his capacity as National Executive Officer of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group, Alan made his presentation to the Cross Party Group meeting on Tuesday (27th March). It was the latest initiative … Continued