This month

  • NICEIC Group has been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to run a Microgeneration Certification Scheme for installers.
  • Chloride has purchased UPS equipment supplier Malcolm Power Systems.
  • Zumtobel and Philips have concluded a worldwide, cross-licensing agreement for current and future patent rights in lighting electronics and solid-state lighting.
  • Guidance and support given to Wales’ electrical and plumbing apprentices has been called ‘outstanding’ by inspection authority Estyn in its report on JTL, training provider to the building services engineering sector.
  • The Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2009 will establish the legislative framework for the collection, treatment and recycling of waste batteries and accumulators in the UK.
  • SummitSkills has launched a UK-wide initiative to find people passionate about their work to act as ambassadors for the NHS Foundation Trust.