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Making Electrical Apprentices Count

Making Apprentices Count Apprenticeships have been a feature of businesses for centuries, and we have certainly reaped the benefits here at Watkinscole Electrical Contractors. We make it our duty to give people a foot up into the electrical engineering sector. Both directors at Watkinscole completed their five years’ electrical apprenticeships through local colleges (many moons…

201812.07
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Paying it Forward at WatkinsCole – Here’s Why CSR Matters

Corporate Social Responsibility Matters at Watkinscole The concept of businesses having policies and taking part in activities that contribute to a better community – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is central at Watkinscole Electrical Contractors. CSR was one of the first objectives Paul and I set ourselves when we developed our first vision statement more than…

201807.02
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18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations

CHANGE IS COMING: BE PREPARED On the 2nd July 2018, the updated BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations were issued and are intended to come into effect on 1st January 2019. This means that any installations designed after 31st December 2018 will have to comply with BS 7671:2018. The Regulations apply to the design, erection…

201806.14
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Watkinscole at the Facilities Show 2018

TUNED IN TO THE FM SECTOR Between 19th and 21st June at ExCel London, WatkinsCole will be part of the largest gathering of Facilities Managers in the world and we would welcome customers old and new to stop by and say hello. Held in association with the British Institute of Facilities Management, Facilities Show 2018…

201806.06
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Portable Appliance Testing

A PAT ON THE BACK IF YOU’VE BEEN TESTED In the wake of the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy public awareness of Health and Safety Regulations has reached new heights and simple precautions such as PAT Testing may have saved many lives. The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s BS 7671 Wiring Regulations sets out the standards…