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SPARKS Blog: Legal Status and qualifications

In our latest blog, Mike Davies, SPARKS’ Technical Advisor and retired lecturer, discusses the reasons why gaining qualifications are vital in the electrical industry.

Best Locations for the Trade

Are you looking to relocate or want to get the most from your trade? Crusader Vans have looked into the best places to be a tradesperson in the UK

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2 more heat winners reach the final of the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year

The second week of the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition saw 2 more skilled competitors reach the grand final.

Beat the Freeze: Van Drivers Urged to Bring Tools Indoors

Van drivers have been urged to bring their tools in from the cold to prevent thousands of pounds worth of damage as outdoor temperatures are set to plummet.

Dimplex Helps Create a More Therapeutic Space

Dimplex supplies electric heating to beat the cold at community counselling centre The Listening Post in Basildon, Essex.

Dickies Partners with City of Bristol College

Global workwear brand Dickies is partnering City of Bristol College to support vocational and technical students and apprentices.

SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year 2019 Kicks Off in the North

The SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year started off with its first regional heats in the North East and North West last week.

Vent-Axia's Energy Efficient Ventilation Just the Ticket for Luxury Eco Mansion

Case study: Vent-Axia ventilation system to be used in luxury eco-mansion

A Vent-Axia ventilation system has been specified as part of a luxurious, £5.5m contemporary off-plan eco-mansion in Kent.

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Klein Tools launches ‘UK’s first’ USB tester range

Klein Tools has launched a new range of USB meters and testers – which it says are the first branded equipment of their kind available in the UK.

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Getting your van branding right

According to experts, around half of Britain’s 2.5 million van drivers don’t have their contact details on the side of their vehicles.