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A veteran small business owner with more than 40 years’ experience in the electrical industry has been elected as the new president of SELECT, Scotland’s largest construction trade association. Respected professional Alistair Grant pledged to put apprenticeships and regulation of the sec

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SELECT’s campaign for regulation of the electrical industry has attracted more backing, with two major industry organisations and four MSPs adding their names to the trade association’s Wall of Support. The Lift and Escalator Industry Association (LEIA) and Federation of Environmental Tr

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Donald W Orr, MD of Unitech Services Ltd and president of electrical trade association SELECT, steps into the Just A Minute hot seat. How did you get started in the industry? I took an electrical apprenticeship after school, qualified as an electrician and then an approved electr

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Contractors are being reminded not to disturb existing social alarm systems when installing new interlinked heat, smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in domestic properties. The alert comes after reports of some devices for vulnerable people being removed during the fitting of new systems to compl

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Construction professionals are still suffering the “scourge” of a Victorian era payments system that was brought in to stop cowboy railway builders doing a runner, the managing director of electrical trade association SELECT has told national radio. Speaking on the Clive Holland Show on

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After nearly two years dedicated to steering the Scottish building sector through the worst crisis in its history, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has changed its name to reflect its expanded remit and ongoing collaborative vision for the future. The unique alliance of trade

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