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Sparks fly between MPs in debate over faulty electrical goods

The Government has acknowledged the importance of the leading safety charity Electrical Safety First’s campaign against dangerous electrical items. This was recently highlighted by media headlines around damage caused by white goods such as tumble-dryers and gadgets such as hoverboards. At a recent Westminster Hall debate, MPs discussed not only the flood of fakes entering ...

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Here’s what ‘the Budget for the next generation’ means for you

You’ve probably heard people nattering on about the Budget when you were stood in a queue or watching the telly this week, but with all this talk it’s hard to decipher what it’s all actually about. So here’s what you need to know, and why it’s affects you: APPRENTICESHIPS The chancellor called this a Budget ...

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It’s National Apprentice Week! Apprentices celebrate as new bursary scheme is launched

Here at SPARKS Magazine we are always the first to commend apprentices for the hard work that they do, so National Apprentice Week is right up our street! With this in mind, you can imagine how happy we were to hear about a brand new Apprenticeship Bursary Scheme which is being launched by the Electrical ...

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Introducing…the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year!

Yesterday we all said a big WELL DONE to our successful UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year winner, Luke Shield from Lakes College. After competing last year and finishing as a regional finalist, Luke went on to be the overall winner this year. We managed to grab a moment with him amidst the excitement of ...

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The SPARKS UK Apprentice of the Year Final begins today!

After an impressive turnout which has blown all previous competitions out of the park, today is the day that our seven Regional Winners go head-to-head in the battle to win the Apprentice of the Year crown. The final, which is being held at Stephenson College in Leicestershire, will run over two days, with a six-hour ...

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