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Nearly two thirds of Brits felt pressured to go to university by teachers

More than half of the country’s school leavers weren’t given a full range of future options by teachers, a survey has found.

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Electrium launches podcast series

Electrium has launched a new podcast series which will explore the people who make the sector what it is and tell their stories.

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Van Vault’s new range is the first to be Police-approved

As part of its drive to tackle tool theft crime, Van Vault has launched a new product range which has been approved by the Police.

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SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year: The prizes

Our search for the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year is nearly over…so what goodies will the winner get?

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IDEAL Networks launches world’s first handheld Industrial Ethernet network and cable tester

IDEAL Networks has launched NaviTEK IE, the world’s first purpose-built handheld network tester.

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Wiha kicks off new ElectricVario family team

Wiha’s new lineup, the ElectricVario family, will “deliver the right move no matter what type of fastening is involved”.

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Could you be the Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2019?

Every year, Screwfix searches for the best up-and-coming trade talent in its Screwfix Trade Apprentice competition – which is now open for entries.

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WATCH: Why are apprenticeships so important?

It’s the final day of National Apprenticeship Week today – and we asked industry figures why they think apprenticeships are so important. See what they said!

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INTERVIEW: SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year Winner

The search for the next SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year is over…

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SPARKS Blog: Who needs knowledge?

In our latest blog, Mike Davies, SPARKS’ Technical Advisor and retired lecturer, tells us why technical knowledge is essential.

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WATCH: SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year highlights

Take a look at the highlights from each of the regional heats so far. Judges, competitors and manufacturers have been taking part in a number of different challenges throughout the competition.

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20 Questions with Thomas Nagy

We caught up with Thomas Nagy, an electrician and YouTuber, with over 50,000 subscribers and 3.5 million views of his many tutorials, reviews and tips.

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