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SELECT President's Cup 2020

Get in the swing at President’s Cup 2020

Members and guests are being invited to battle it out for golfing glory as SELECT once again hosts the annual President’s Cup competition. Golfers from across Scotland will gather at Dunblane New Golf Club in Perthshire on Monday 18 May to compete for the famous silver trophy, and to also network and socialise with industry colleagues. This year’s event will … Continued

Inspection at SELECT have been recognised by UKAS

Inspections service maintains UKAS accreditation for 22nd year

SELECT is delighted to announce that it has once again successfully renewed accreditation with the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for its inspections activities. Accreditation against the internationally recognised standard for inspection bodies ISO/IEC 17020:2012 means SELECT continues to be officially recognised for the quality of its electrical installation inspection service. In order for accreditation … Continued

Hub offers more benefits

Hub puts more safety benefits at Members’ fingertips

Members can now carry out online COSHH assessments and method statements quickly and easily as SELECT continues to expand its range of benefits with a new high-tech hub. The new service is provided through our partnership with the Building Safety Group (BSG), and follows the success of the group’s online risk assessment offering with SELECT. … Continued

Magazine for SELECT

CABLEtalk goes green for special innovation issue

SELECT has issued a special green energy edition of its Member magazine, CABLEtalk, which explores how innovations in renewables are reshaping the future of the electrical industry. Entitled ‘The Future is Electric’, the current edition features 28 pages of in-depth reports, focusing on the continuing impact of, among other things, electric vehicles (EVs), hydro, solar … Continued

Appointments at SEC Group

New senior appointments at SEC Group Scotland

The Scottish arm of leading construction body SEC Group has made two new appointments, welcoming a pair of experienced industry professionals to senior roles within the organisation.  Gordon Matheson, former president of the Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF), has been appointed the new chair of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group Scotland. … Continued

SELECTcerts app launched

New and improved SELECTcerts app launched

A new and improved version of our popular SELECTcerts app has been launched, offering improved functionality and a wider range of certificates and reports. The innovative service helps Members create a full range of electronic certificates quickly and easily, and can also be used to create a client database and installation locations. Dave Forrester, Director … Continued

Brochure for SELECT

New brochure reveals SELECT’s work behind the scenes

A new brochure has been produced that explains some of the vital work that SELECT carries out behind the scenes. The new publication, called By Your Side, outlines the many different ways we work on Members’ behalf to help improve the industry for everyone. It reveals how SELECT is a tireless campaigner for regulation, presses … Continued

2020 Toolbox Talks

Dates announced for Toolbox Talks 2020

SELECT’s team of technical experts are gearing up to hit the road again as we prepare to bring our FREE Toolbox Talks to Members across Scotland. Our ever-popular roadshow will visit locations from the Borders to the Highlands and Islands throughout May and June, updating Members on new developments, products, training and benefits. Electric vehicle … Continued


Members urged to give their views in retentions consultation

SELECT has reminded its Members to have their say and take part in an industry-wide government consultation on the use of cash retentions in construction. Managing Director Alan Wilson said that every Member business should make their views known to the Scottish Government discussion before it closes on 25 March. He said: “This consultation gives everyone … Continued

Future is electrical

MD Alan: We need to attract the brightest talent

The need for more young people to join the electrical industry in Scotland has never been greater – and those who do so will have an “opportunity for life”. That’s the view of SELECT managing director Alan Wilson, who says fresh talent is urgently required to meet the ever-increasing demand for new technology and electrical … Continued