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SELECT awards ceremony celebrates Scotland’s electrical industry

The increasingly vital role of electricians in today’s interconnected world was highlighted at our recent awards ceremony. The Scottish electrical sector has been transformed in recent years and highly skilled, highly qualified electricians are widely regarded as professionals, with finely-tuned skill sets and weighty responsibilities. The forward-thinking nature of the industry was reflected in the wide variety … Continued

Swedish Electrical Contractors visit SELECT

Representatives from Installatörsföretagen, the trade Association which represents electrical contractors in Sweden visited the SELECT offices recently. The group of 12 electrical contractors were in Scotland to learn more about how the industry works in Scotland. As well as an overview of SELECT and the Scottish marketplace, the visitors also heard about trading conditions from … Continued

Commercial and Contractual Workshop

SNIPEF is running a workshop which is focussing on commercial and contractual issues and is intended to assist business owners to protect their cash flow. They are happy to offer places to any SELECT member business at a specially discounted rate of £35.00 (including admin fee). Click here for more information and details of how … Continued

Member Drop In Sessions – Duns and Castle Douglas

After the success of the drop in session in Invergordon we will be holding two more drop in sessions for our Members. Membership Representative, Fiona Smith will be holding two drop in sessions one in Duns and the other in Castle Douglas. She will be joined by Technical Services Adviser, Darren Sweeney in Duns and … Continued

Building Standards Seminar – 28 August – Dundee

Local Authority Building Standards (LABSS) in conjunction with the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) have arranged a seminar which will be held in the Apex City Quay Hotel, Dundee on  Monday 28 August 2017 commencing at 9.30 am. The Seminar will be formally opened with a keynote speech from the Minister for Local Government and … Continued

New BIM Events Announced

The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre has just announced a series of free BIM events which will take to the road this summer.  From Aberdeen and Inverness to Dumfries, Stirling and Dundee, they are looking forward to talking to as many contractors as possible.  The road shows begin in Edinburgh on the 25th May where they … Continued

SELECT and Philips Lighting Installer Training

Throughout the year Philips Lighting are visiting locations across the UK to give electricians the opportunity to learn more about their products. The first of these events has been targeted at SELECT members and will be held on the 30th March at the Mecure Livingston Hotel just outside of Edinburgh. At the event you will … Continued

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

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