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SELECT Present Case for Regulation to Scottish Government

Following many months of discussion with Scottish Government officials, SELECT have submitted a report to the Minister for Business, Innovation and Strategy, Paul Wheelhouse MSP. The report, “Electrician As A Profession: The Case for Regulation” calls for “Electrician” to become a protected title and for it to be prohibited in law for anybody other than … Continued

Reducing Your Energy Bills

The Scottish Government and the European Regional Development Fund are currently funding the Resource Efficient Scotland programme to provide free help to Scottish SMEs to cut energy, water and waste bills. Last year the programme found over £10 million of cost savings, that’s an average of over £17k per business. And they have grants and … Continued

Fees Consultation

The Scottish Government has published a consultation document “Building Warrant Fees” seeking the views of interested stakeholders on proposals to amend the Building Warrant fees structure and discounts available for using Approved Certifiers.  This marks the final phase for work started in 2014 by the Building Standards Division and Certification Scheme Providers such as SELECT.  … Continued

SELECT welcomes new Members for November 2016:

We would like to welcome the new Members that joined SELECT in November: Jarvie Electrical Services Ltd Johnston Electrical G A Wilson Electrical Engineered Electrical Apex Fire & Security Ltd Vertech Projects Ltd

SELECT Awards 2016 Winners

The Awards, now in their eleventh year, once again recognised and rewarded the professionalism and technical excellence of the people working in the industry. The 2016 SELECT Awards were held in the Radisson BLU hotel in Glasgow on 14th October and the winners were: ·         SJIB/Edmundson Apprentice of the Year – John Espie from Kilbean … Continued

The Energy Saving Trust and Home Energy Scotland have launched a two week campaign

The Energy Saving Trust and Home Energy Scotland have launched  a two week campaign in collaboration with Trading Standards Scotland and Citizens Advice Scotland to raise awareness amongst householders of the tactics used by rogue companies operating in the energy efficiency market. Householders are being encouraged to contact Home Energy Scotland (HES) on 0808 808 … Continued

CIBSE BIM Roadshows

CIBSE are holding a series of Roadshows on BIM which promise to be of real interest to those starting on the BIM journey. They are being held all over the country and members will get the lower rates together with early bird discounts if you apply in time. Please let Dave Forrester know if you … Continued

RECALL of Hager 10kA Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB)

We have been advised by Hager that during their internal quality control process a raw material non-conformity has been detected. This raw material non-conformity could affect the correct functioning of the Hager 10kA MCB with references as indicated in the attached Appendix CPA sold between 7th July 2016 and today. Based on their investigations, they … Continued