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BUPA Members Extra Benefits

For staff and operatives receiving the benefit of BUPA Private Medical Insurance you now have access to an exciting new site that gives advice on making a claim, finding consultants and has a guide to your membership. The site is packed with member offers giving really good discounts, for example half price hotels, AA membership … Continued

AIE release final position paper on Certification and Qualifications

The AIE represents the Electrical Contracting Inustry in Europe which comprises about 175,000 enterprises, the vast majority of which are SMEs, having a combined turnover in the order of 70 Billion Euro and a workforce of more than 1,000,000 people. They have released a statement regarding Skilled workforces – Certification and/or equivalent qualification schemes. Please click here to … Continued

MCS Quality Management Training

SELECT are delighted to announce the introduction of a new course.  This course has been developed following a successful pilot earlier this year.  The pilot course gave us the chance to get feedback from Member companies who either have or were intending to go through the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) process.  This feedback has been … Continued

Arc Flash Symposium with The IET 21/09/11

Arc flash is not a new phenomenon, however in an increasingly safety conscious world, and as required in law, the undertaking of a risk assessment is part of the protection of workers. The symposium discussion will include: compliance with the Electricity at Work Regulations and the PPE Regulations, recent changes to IEC 61439, switchgear testing … Continued

ECA Electrical Industry Conference 2011

SELECT Vice President John Noble interviewed at ECA Electrical Industry Conference – watch here or click here for a full round of the events at the Conference

SELECT Brand Promotion

Our 2011 SELECT Brand promotion campaign is just about to start. We are repeating the adverts we used last year to maximize cost effectiveness and the content of the Ad which features the Scottish Government Certification Mark is still very relevant. Once again we are using broadcast technology because this has the biggest impact and … Continued

Major Building Engineering Services Contractors Develop New Employment Framework

A number of the major building engineering services contractors have been working with the HVCA to develop a new employment framework for their mechanical, electrical and plumbing workforces. They state their key aim is to achieve a greater integration and flexibility of their electrical, mechanical and plumbing workforces and so facilitate the “design-manufacture-install” approach to … Continued

SELECT launch Tradesman Insurance

Over the last few months we have been working towards providing a range of competitive insurance products for our Members. We are therefore delighted to announce our new partnership with EC Insurance who have impressed us throughout the selection process.  EC Insurance (which incorporates Electrical Contractors Insurance Company (ECIC)) is a niche insurer specialising in … Continued

SELECT Awards 2011 – will you enter?

Entering the SELECT Electrotechnical Awards is easier than ever before.  To have a chance at winning one of the categories and possibly, the coveted title of Electrical Contractor of the Year 2011, all you have to do is: Download the form Fill in Click ‘submit’ We’ll then send you the relevant entry forms that should … Continued

SELECT comes to a town near you!

This year the events will focus on the first amendment to BS 7671: 2008, due for release on the 1st July. According to the IET the main changes to the wiring regulations will be: Measures against electromagnetic disturbances – new section 444 Design for protection against overvoltage – new section 534 Medical locations – new … Continued