May 24, 2013

Part P Concerns In Parliament

The amendment to Part P came into effect in April and saw changes in the form of a reduction in the amount of work deemed to be notifiable and a new allowance for the ability to use registered third parties to certify notifiable work instead of contacting


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May 20, 2013

Difficult Times, Not So Much

ECA Chief Executive Steve Bratt, has commented on recent figures released by the Construction Product Association, which predicted that the construction industry upturn would take 12 months to happen.

Steve Bratt says that in the meantime the


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May 17, 2013

Manufacturer Fine Proposals

The Electrical Safety Council, ESC, has called for manufacturers to be given fines if they are slow or badly manage product recalls.

This has been suggested as a solution to increasing concern over the effectiveness of current recall systems and a


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May 13, 2013

Electrical Intake Positions Fire Concern

The Electrical Safety Council reported recently on their increasing concern over fires in homes which originate in electrical intake positions and have in some cases caused serious damage and deaths.

A Hampshire coroner wrote to a series of


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May 10, 2013

Approved Document P

In December of last year the revised edition of Approved Document P was published and applies to work carried out after the fifth April this year.

The revised edition applies to electrical work carried out in dwellings in England and changes from the


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May 3, 2013

How Does the Green Deal Work?

The Green Deal is sponsored by the Department of Energy and Climate Change and is being dubbed the Government’s flagship environmental policy.

It is offering home and business owners a way of saving money on energy bills by installing energy saving


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