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ED&I Expo 2017

We’ll be exhibiting at ED&I Expo 2017; dont miss out on the UK’s newest electrical contracting tradeshow. Make sure to register for the event to see the latest we have to offer the industry click here to register!

Smart Meters – A study

SELECT has been approached by the Scottish Energy Centre of Edinburgh’s Napier University, who would like to speak to small businesses (1 to 10 employees) who have had a smart energy meter installed which is supplying energy to their place of business. They are particularly keen to hear about energy consumption after meters are installed. … Continued

SELECT appoints Kevin Griffin as president

SELECT has a new president. It has appointed Kevin Griffin, who has been influential in SELECT activity in the Lanarkshire area for many years. Kevin, who took up his post this week (Wed, June 7), succeeded Eric Rae of Turriff and will serve as president for a two-year term. The new president runs Logic Systems Fire & … Continued

SECG Scotland Payment Abuse Survey

Representatives of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group (Scotland) of which SELECT is a member, recently met with Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, to discuss the issue of payment abuse. Following the meeting, the Minister expressed interest in payment security legislation for construction (possibly involving 30 day payments and protection for retention … Continued

Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and Cables

Members should be aware of the introduction of the Construction Products Regulation (EU 305/2011) and its applicability to cables sold in the UK.  The CPR came into effect alongside existing British Standards for cables on the 10 June 2016.  However, from 1 July 2017, CPR takes full effect and any cable sold in the UK … Continued

Scottish Landlords Association supports SELECT

John Blackwood ,Chief executive of the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has recently publicised the work SAL and SELECT are doing together to ensure landlords employ fully-qualified electricians to undertake work. John said “Incidents caused by poor-quality work can put people at risk, particularly if the work relates to something like gas or electricity. This … Continued

SELECT Napier Graduate Certificate in Management Practice

A new programme of the Graduate Certificate has been scheduled to start in September 2017. This third year level University programme (the next level above an HND) is designed for managers who want to enhance their people management skills. This course will allow you to gain a Graduate Certificate in Management Practice (at 3rd year … Continued

SELECT Awards Now Open for Entries

Entry to the SELECT Industry Awards 2017 is now open! This year we welcome entrants across six categories and we are encouraging members to showcase their achievements in more than one category. Our Awards are the most prestigious on the UK Electrotechnical calendar and this year’s awards are again dedicated to upholding and celebrating the … Continued

SELECT Technical Update day

SELECT is holding a Technical Update day which will also incorporate its AGM in the River House Conference Centre, The Castle Business Park, Craigforth, Stirling FK9 4TW on Wednesday 7 June. The event will start at 10.30 am and will finish with a buffet lunch at 12.30 pm. The technical element of the event will … Continued