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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 https://www.electricalcharity.org/ We have decided … Continued

SELECT delivers vital training to building standards verification staff

SELECT is delivering awareness training to local authority staff that carry out verification activities across Scotland. The training, which is now in its third year, is a joint venture between SELECT, NICEIC and LABSS and is aimed at raising standards and awareness of new developments in safety and building standards. Dave Forrester, Head of Technical … Continued

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