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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

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

SELECT team boosted by arrival of four new staff

SELECT has welcomed four new members of staff to The Walled Garden and beyond as we continue to expand our service to Members. Experienced journalist Iain Mason joined the team on 16 July as our new Head of Membership and Communications. Iain has edited our in-house magazine, CABLEtalk, for the past two-and-half years and has also … 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

Energy Efficiency Survey

SELECT is carrying out research to establish the current position in respect of the number and types of Energy Efficiency products being installed by Members and the aspirations of Members who may be interested in becoming involved in carrying out this type of work in the future. We are also interested in finding out what … Continued

Free Seminar on Electric Underfloor Heating & Infrared Heaters

SELECT are delighted to be working in Partnership with Flexel International Ltd to offer our Members free Training Seminars on Electric Underfloor Heating and Infrared Heaters. For further information about the Seminar please refer to the Training Section of the SELECT website. Date: 26 June 2019 Venue: Flexel International Ltd, Telford Road, Glenrothes KY7 4NX

Making tax Digital – What You Need to Know

From 6 April 2019, HMRC will only allow VAT returns to be made digitally. ‘Making tax Digital’ (MTD) is an HMRC initiative designed to make sure the UK tax system is more effective, efficient, accurate and productive. Under MTD, businesses operating above the current VAT threshold (£85,000) will be required to provide digital VAT returns … Continued

New Animation Plots the Route to Becoming a Qualified Electrician

A ground breaking animation showing the journey in becoming a fully qualified electrician has been developed in partnership between SELECT and the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB). The animation shows the journey from someone starting their career as an apprentice electrician right through to them becoming a company owner. Brought to life by animators at … Continued

New Training Courses Added

SELECT are delighted to announce a partnership with Training Plus to deliver new training courses for the following: Manual Handling Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) For further information please refer to the Training Section on the SELECT website.