• Select hosts successful seminars on new Project Bank Account rules

    Select, the trade association for the electro-mechanical industry in Scotland hosted a series of seminars on Wednesday, 22 February on the advantages conferred to the sector by the recent introduction of Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) by the Scottish government.

  • Success builds for Select

    Another year of successful awareness raising, outreach and training initiatives was recorded at the AGM of Select, the campaigning trade body for the electrotechnical industry in Scotland.

    Select, a Scottish campaigning training body, has seen continued success in the last year at its AGM. Kevin Griffin was re-elected as president of Select and Kenny Duncan was re-elected as vice president at the meeting and Technical Update, held in Inverkeithing, Fife.

  • Industry guidance on 18th Edition

    Select, a campaigning body for the electro-technical trade in Scotland, has been updating its members on key points from the newly launched 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations.

  • Research shows steady growth 

    Over three in four engineering services organisations say turnover increased or remained steady in Q2 2018, despite rising material and labour costs.

    These are the findings of the latest BESA/ECA/SELECT/SNIPEF quarterly sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey, sponsored by Scolmore.

  • Another brick in the wall

    Support for the long-running campaign by SELECT for Recognition of Electricians as a Profession has been widespread across the construction industry, and is now literally building up brick by brick.

  • Call for evidence

    SELECT’s campaign to regulate electricians has been boosted by Scottish Government’s Call for Evidence.

  • A perfect storm 

    It would seem things weren’t looking great for engineering services in the final quarter of 2018, as a new study revealed a slowdown in growth, coupled with increased material and labour costs.

  • SELECT welcomes bill to regulate electricians

    The introduction of a member’s bill aimed at regulating the profession of electricians has been welcomed by SELECT, Scotland’ electrotechnical trade association.

  • MSP Clare Adamson backs campaign to regulate electricians

    MSP Clare Adamson

    Clare Adamson, convener of Holyrood’s cross party group on accident prevention and safety, has become the latest member of the Scottish Parliament to back the campaign to regulate electricians.

  • SELECT: Construction SMEs need payment abuse protection

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the construction sector are falling victim to payment abuse and deserve better protection, SELECT has warned.

  • Demand for courses booms at SELECT’s new dedicated Training Department

    The dedicated Training Department launched last year by SELECT has undergone a dramatic expansion in demand. 

  • NICEIC and SELECT support Protection of Title for electricians

    SELECT and the NICEIC have issued a joint statement supporting new regulations to help consumers and competent qualified electricians.

  • SELECT’s Annual Report highlights a year of good progress 

    SELECT is reporting a successful year of parliamentary progress, an increase in its training reach and continued membership growth in its Annual Report. 

  • Research shows SMEs still affected by late payments

    Campaigning body SELECT has said the latest 'late payment' research findings by the Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group Scotland should be a wake-up call for the Scottish economy. 

  • Changing times

    The Current War changed the world – now today’s electricians can continue to change it for the better, says Alan Wilson, managing director of SELECT.

  • SELECT questions new fire safety regulations

    SELECT has warned that new fire safety regulations under consideration by the UK government could undermine existing qualifications that currently ensure contractors are qualified and competent to carry out work in their field.

  • Get protected

    SELECT's Dave Forrester offers some tips on how to protect gadgets from surges caused by lightning strikes. 

  • SELECT welcomes ‘no deal’ CPR guidance

    SELECT has welcomed new advice that confirms how Construction Products Regulation (CPR) could be affected by a 'no deal' Brexit.

  • Report emphasises need for Protection of Title, says SELECT

    Managing director of SELECT Alan Wilson has brought attention to a new report, and why it has reinforced the sector’s campaign for recognition of electricians as a profession.

  • SELECT goes to Holyrood to keep safety issues at the forefront

    SELECT has taken its campaign for regulation of the electrical industry to the Scottish Parliament this week in a bid to keep the issue firmly in the public eye.

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