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Best Foot Forward For A Great Cause

The 2019 SELECT President’s Walk took place over the 5 mile Green Bridge Trail at Chatelherault Park in Hamilton on Saturday 1st June.  The Walk which was held in memory of SELECT Past President, Jim McArthur, a former chair of the EIC raised over £750 for the Electrical Industries charity.

SEC Group Scotland Publishes Damming Results Of Survey On Payment Performance

SMEs in the construction supply chain in Scotland are still suffering from poor payment performance and the latest initiatives by the Scottish Government, while in the right direction, have not yet had a major impact. Moreover, there is a small variation on payment performance between public sector and private sector. This is the picture emerging … Continued

Supplier Development Programme (SDP) Scotland Welcomes First Trade Association Member

SELECT has signed up as the first trade association member of the Supplier Development Programme (SDP). SDP is a publicly-funded partnership led by Local Authorities, working in conjunction with Scottish Government and other public bodies, to bring Scottish SMEs support in all aspects of tendering. By assisting businesses to become tender ready for public procurement, … Continued

NICEIC and SELECT issue joint statement

SELECT and the NICEIC have issued a joint statement supporting new regulations to help consumers and competent qualified electricians. The long-running campaign for Recognition of Electricians as a Profession has been endorsed by Kevan Parker, Managing Director of NICEIC and Alan Wilson, Managing Director of SELECT. The joint statement says that new regulations such as Protection of … Continued

The Electrotechnical Site Safety Assessment (TESSA)

SELECT are delighted to announce a new training course for those requiring an introduction to electrical site safety.     The Electrotechnical Site Safety Assessment (TESSA) is a one-day SQA approved course relevant to any candidate who is not a qualified electrician or other tradesperson, who is employed, or will shortly be employed, in a role … Continued

Business leader Jim Pridham becomes new ECA President

Highly respected businessman and electrical engineer Jim Pridham of JR Pridham Services Limited, has become ECA President. Jim began his electrical training in the Royal Navy, where he held various roles as an electrical mechanic on ships and submarines between 1971 and 1978. Jim finished his time in the Navy as a leading ordnance electrical … Continued