• Full steam ahead

    Electricians can keep up to speed with the 18th Edition Wiring Regs, with a new online course provided by the IET.

    The course is suitable for those needing working knowledge of BS 7671, including electrical installers, designers, specifiers and those working in the inspection and testing of electrical equipment, and will prepare electricians for the City & Guilds 2382:18 exam.

  • ECS registered electricians reach 10,000 milestone

    Over 10,000 ECS cardholders have signed up to become ECS Registered Electricians since the initiative was launched last October. 

    The JIB established ECS Registered Electrician status to recognise those who are not only working at the industry-recognised Level 3 status, but also have the current edition of the Wiring Regulations. 

  • 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.

  • Start with the plug

    BEAMA is to support the launch of ReDESIGNING REGULATION - Powering from the future.

    Launched in Parliament on the 11 December this report helps to untangle the ‘spaghetti of regulation’ that currently exists for the energy sector and return the UK to the forefront of regulatory innovation.

  • Are you 18th Edition complaint?

    With the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations introduced earlier this month, Bureau Veritas is urging the industry to lead the way in best practice by not only ensuring compliance with mandatory requirements, but also the non-compulsory recommendations suggested in the new standard.

  • Schneider Electric releases 18th Edition compliant products

    Schneider Electric has released a new range of products to help installers comply with the changes brought about by the latest edition of the IET Wiring Regulations.

  • Many contractors lack confidence around 18th Edition changes, says study

    A new trade survey has revealed that nearly half of electrical contractors do not feel ‘fully confident’ in terms of understanding the 18th Edition changes.

  • 18th Edition: Why manufacturer approval matters

    With the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations comes new recommendations as well as increased levels of regulation. It’s important to understand what is being asked of installers, explains Jim Hutchinson, national sales manager for Electrium brands Wylex and Crabtree.

  • Marshall-Tufflex extends Firefly fire clips range

    To help meet the requirements of the updated BS 7671 IET Wiring Regulations, Marshall-Tufflex has extended its range of Firefly fire clips.

  • 18th Edition leading to further reforms, says Bureau Veritas

    Bureau Veritas has revealed that the IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition is helping to raise safety standards in surge protection, electric vehicle infrastructure and energy efficiency. 

  • Bureau Veritas to offer electrical safety training

    Health and safety expert Bureau Veritas has launched a new electrical safety awareness course for duty holders.

  • IET calls for industry input on EV charging amendment

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is calling on the electrical industry to have its say on Section 722 – Electrical Vehicle Charging Installations – as part of Amendment 1 of the IET Wiring Regulations.

  • Bureau Veritas issues direct current warning on RCDs

    Bureau Veritas is warning that a rising number of AC type RCDs are being adversely affected by direct currents (DC) from electronic devices and renewable energy sources.

  • IET & BSI publish Amendment 1 to BS 7671:2018

    The IET and BSI have today released Amendment 1 to BS 7671:2018 (18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations), which enables a more practical solution for electric vehicle charging installations.