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Drayton launches new installer rewards programme

Drayton launches new installer rewards programme This year, heating controls manufacturer Drayton is celebrating 75 years of supporting installers, kicking things off with the launch of its new installer loyalty programme, Drayton Rewards+. The new and improved loyalty programme, which replaces 9º Network, is designed to give installers more; from perks and points, through to…

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Deadline extended for Edmundson Apprentice of the Year entries

Deadline extended for Edmundson Apprentice of the Year entries The entry deadline for the 2024 ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award has been extended to Friday 21 June 2024. For over 45 years, the ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award has been widely recognised as one of the most prestigious training awards in…

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Engineering services firms continue to struggle with labour shortage

Engineering services firms continue to struggle with labour shortage The latest quarterly survey of the UK engineering services sector, backed by leading trade bodies ECA, BESA, SELECT and SNIPEF, reveals that electrotechnical businesses continue to be held back by slow growth, partly blamed on a shortage of adequately skilled workers. The survey paints a picture…

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Develop’s Quality Assurance and Audit team celebrates second anniversary

Develop’s Quality Assurance and Audit team celebrates second anniversary Develop Training has been celebrating the success of its Quality Assurance and Audit team (QAA) as it marks its two-year anniversary. Launched in 2021, the team was established to ensure that Develop could continue to deliver exceptional quality training and an unrivalled service to its delegates…

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Balfour Beatty partners with NMITE to inspire budding engineers

Balfour Beatty partners with NMITE to inspire budding engineers Balfour Beatty has announced that it has partnered with the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) – a new higher education institution that is revolutionising engineering degree education in the UK.   Based in Hereford, NMITE has designed its curriculum to mirror real-world working…

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Recolight welcomes scheme membership growth

Recolight welcomes scheme membership growth During 2022, a total of 22 companies joined Recolight’s WEEE compliance scheme. And from the beginning of 2023, another eight companies joined Recolight. The new companies joining Recolight include TRT Lighting, Lumino Distribution, Llumarlite, Fotolec Technologies, Make and Test, XAL, Nitelux, and J. Adams & Co. Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey…

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J S Wright appoints two new Associate Directors

J S Wright appoints two new Associate Directors J S Wright has promoted two of its senior managers to Associate Directors. Simon Bevin has been appointed Associate Director – IT and Support Services, while David Bradbury has taken up the role of Associate Director – Design, both based at the Aston headquarters of the 133-year-old…

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NICEIC launches electrical energy storage systems training

NICEIC launches electrical energy storage systems training NICEIC is expanding its training portfolio, adding an all-new course focused on electrical energy storage systems. “This is an important new introduction” says NICEIC’s Technical Training Manager, Nik Mitchell. “As the nation grapples with soaring energy prices and the race to reach net zero, consumers are looking for…

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Group Horizon celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Group Horizon celebrates National Apprenticeship Week Group Horizon is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, which takes place 6-12 February 2023. National Apprenticeship Week provides an ideal opportunity for the skills sector to celebrate the achievements of apprentices around the country, and the positive impact they make to communities, businesses, and the wider economy. Peter Behan, Director…

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BES apprentice scoops national award

BES apprentice scoops national award The BESA HNC and HND Apprentice of the Year Award 2022 has been awarded to Dylan Gilbert, who has been training with BES. These annual awards recognise apprentices and employers within the building services industry who have demonstrated outstanding achievements. An example that determination and hard work brings success. Dylan,…

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