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Last year SELECT added a suite of messages to its telephone system, to remind Members of some of the benefits of membership as well as identifying key reasons to become a member. To supplement the phone messages, we have now developed a set of videos which compliment these messages.  These are now shown at the … Continued

SELECT Health & Safety Annual Survey

As part of the criteria of Membership, Members are required to provide SELECT with their accident statistics when requested. The latest health and safety survey can be viewed here: To assist with our analysis of the returns we would be grateful if you could please complete this survey and submit it to us by … Continued

SELECTcerts Planned Maintenance

The SELECTcerts online webserver will undergo planned maintenance this weekend.  This will result in a short period of downtime on the SELECTcerts website from Friday 17th March 2017 at 9pm.  We estimate a downtime of around 2 hours will be needed to allow the migration of all SELECTcerts data onto a new server.  We expect … Continued

2017 Budget Update

Please click here to read more about a number of the Chancellors Budget announcements which may impact on your business. For more information on how these may impact on you, please speak to your accountant.

Book Now For Toolbox Talks 2017

        Following the on-going success of our Toolbox Talks, SELECT is once again gearing up to take to the roads of Scotland to bring you advice and guidance on a range of subjects. We were delighted to receive a positive response to last year’s events and are looking forward to seeing you … Continued

SELECT hosts successful seminars on new Project Bank Account rules

SELECT hosted a series of seminars on Wednesday, 22 February on the advantages conferred to the sector by the recent introduction of Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) by the Scottish Government. After extensive lobbying last year by a number of organisations including SELECT, PBAs are now a tender requirement for all building projects worth over £4.1 … Continued

SELECT welcomes new Members for February 2017

We would like to welcome the new Members that joined SELECT in February: Tony Edmond Electrical Contractor Spence Electrical Services Will Wilson Electrical Ltd Domingo Electrical Electrical Testing Scotland McKissock Electrical Services Ltd CKJ Electrical Ltd

STEM Strategy for Education & Training

The Scottish Government has been consulting on its approach to delivering a high quality Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) education and training offering, across the education system. The STEM Education and Training Strategy has two aims: – 1.To improve levels of STEM enthusiasm, skills and knowledge in order to raise attainment and aspirations in … Continued

SELECT welcomes new Members for January 2017:

We would like to welcome the new Members that joined SELECT in January: Paul Couper Joinery Ltd t/a Alliance Group EDI-Aberdeen Ltd Kingdom Housing Association Ltd Arr Dee Electrical Ltd Paul Rice Electrical

SBBC’s New Editions – Familiarisation Seminars

The Scottish Building Contracts Committee (SBCC) has recently published the Scottish versions of the Minor Works suite of contracts and the generic sub-contracts and will shortly publish the Design and Build and the Standard Building contract suites.  As the new editions include major changes, SBCC wants to give construction industry professionals the opportunity to learn … Continued