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IDEAL Networks upgrades to meet 5GHz Wi-Fi testing demand

IDEAL Networks has upgraded its LanXPLORER Pro online network troubleshooter – allowing users to diagnose Wi-Fi and cable problems. The new troubleshooter, along with updated software and a new Wi-Fi testing accessory, supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies. Tim Widdershoven, Global Marketing Manager for IDEAL Networks, said: “With so many channels now using the 2.4GHz […]

FEIN celebrates 30 years serving British tradespeople

FEIN is celebrating reaching 30 years in business in the UK – and have revealed how they managed to achieve success. The family-owned business was first set up in Germany in 1876 by Wilhelm Emil Fein, when Wilhelm’s son invented the world’s very first electric hand drill. They now have over 50 offices around the […]

Care home fitted with Scolmore wiring accessories

A care home has just been refurbished with products from Scolmore’s wiring accessories collection being specified and installed throughout the facility. Mill Lodge Care Home in Kegworth, Derbyshire, is a 27-bedroom former NHS care home which provides secure inpatient care for adults. The property, which is now owned by Rushcliffe Care Group, is a single […]

Vent-Axia’s Lo-Carbon Svara gives installers peace of mind

Vent-Axia’s Lo-Carbon Svara is designed to be easy to use and easy to install. No electrician wants to be called back to a fan installation because it’s too noisy, the settings aren’t at the right sensitivity or it’s not doing its job properly. With Svara, these worries are eliminated and electricians can recommend it with […]

ESP introduces new 16-channel 4 Megapixel DVR

Electrical wholesaler ESP has added a new 16-channel 4 Megapixel DVR to its 4 MP CCTV range. Designed with larger applications in mind, the new 4 Megapixel DVR offers super high definition resolution, supports 16 channels and allows for up to 16TB of storage capacity. The product includes a pre-installed renowned Western Digital Surveillance hard […]

Why good driving is important for your business

Van drivers are being warned that bad driving could be costing the sector millions in lost revenue each year – by putting off potential customers. LeaseVan.co.uk said tradespeople should ensure vans are driven courteously and that speed limits and other road users are respected at all times. Small businesses are likely to be the hardest […]

KNIPEX Dismantling tool takes the stress out of cable stripping

KNIPEX has launched its new Dismantling tool – designed to make cable stripping easier. The tool is ideal for dismantling round cable sheaths made of PVC, rubber, silicone or PTFE from 19mm to 40mm in diameter. It has a self-tightening holding lever and a knurled nut to easily adjust cutting depth so can effortlessly strip […]

ARH Group recruiting 60 members of staff as part of major upgrade

ARH Group is recruiting up to 60 staff and has ordered 28 Mercedes-Benz Vito vans after winning a multi-million pound contract from a major UK supermarket. The new staff, which will be a mixture of skilled engineers and extra head office staff will be dedicated to its new electrical services contract, which commenced on 1st […]

Electrical Industries Charity launches app to play Power Lottery on the go

The Electrical Industries Charity has unveiled the new EIC Power Lottery App – meaning you can register, play and check your results in just the tap of your phone. The Electrical Industries Charity is challenging everyone in the electrical and energy industries to play and win big cash prizes, while helping hundreds of people in […]

Scruffs launch new Hatton Boots ahead of the summer

Scruffs Hatton Boots £39.95 vat free.   Scruffs has unveiled its latest workwear creation – the Hatton Boot. Costing less than £40 (VAT free), it is a stylish composite toe-capped boot with steel midplate that offers lightweight toe protection and sole penetration at a competitive price. This mid-ankle safety boot is slip resistant and uses […]