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Nominees are revealed for SELECT Awards 2019

The shortlist for this year’s SELECT Awards has been revealed after a record number of entrants put their names forward for the annual event. The final winners for 2019 will be announced at a ceremony held at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow on Friday 11 October. The judging panel faced a tough task to narrow … Continued

More politicians #BackTheBrick for regulation

SELECT’s ongoing campaign for regulation of the electrical industry has been boosted by the backing of two more politicians. MP Stephen Kerr and MSP John Mason have added their names to our Wall of Support, which shows those supporting the crusade for Protection of Title. In his ‘brick’ on the wall, Mr Kerr, Conservative MP … Continued

Deadline extended for popular management course

SELECT has extended the enrolment deadline for its upcoming Effective Manager Programme, run in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University. The year-long programme is aimed at electrical managers or supervisors who want to develop their leadership and communication skills and enhance their company’s performance. Due to growing interest, the deadline for the next intake, which starts … Continued

Four more politicians back SELECT’s Wall of Support

Four more politicians have become the latest high-profile figures to back SELECT’s long-running campaign for recognition of electricians as a profession. MP Philippa Whitford and MSPs Colin Beattie, Alexander Burnett and Graham Simpson have each added their names to our Wall of Support, which shows the organisations and individuals supporting the ongoing campaign for Protection of … Continued

SBCC offers contract subscription service as it launches new website

The Scottish Building Contracts Committee (SBCC) has launched a new website that offers a wealth of practical advice and help. The new site will enable visitors to discover exactly how the pan-industry body provides definitive guidance on building contracts and construction law in Scotland. As well as easy navigation and an engaging format, www.scottishbuildingcontracts.com offers … Continued

SELECT voices concerns against reverse VAT charges

SELECT is among 15 leading UK construction bodies which have written to the UK Government to share serious concerns regarding the implementation of reverse VAT charges and call for a delay in implementing the new rules. HMRC plans to introduce VAT Reverse Charging on the majority of construction-related services from 1 October. Companies who are … Continued