Welcome to the NAPIT blog. Myself and the Directors of NAPIT will keep you regularly updated with news, information, legislation, opinions, training, regulations and events that shape the industries in which we all work within. Please feel free to post your comments below and contribute to the discussions.
Mike Andrews LLB (Hons), LLM, Chief Executive, The NAPIT Group
Exploring the 18th Edition
NAPIT’s Chief Technical Officer, Frank Bertie, looks at some of the main changes being brought in by the new edition of the Wiring Regulations, and explains why it’s important to get trained to the new standard. From the moment Amendment 3 of the 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations came…
Going the Extra Mile
NAPIT Group Chief Executive, Mike Andrews, looks back at the efforts of Team NAPIT on completing a 50km challenge along the Jurassic Coast. For the second year running, NAPIT has taken on an endurance event to raise money for a charity close to our hearts. Last year, a group…
The importance of individual competence
NAPIT Group Chief Executive, Mike Andrews, discusses how the company’s original raison d’etre is being realised, 25 years on. NAPIT was founded 25 years ago by a small group of electricians, with the simple but laudable aim of improving the standards within the electrical industry by recognising the competence of…
Spreading the word about electrical safety
NAPIT’s Business Relationship Director, Ian Halton, shares how he has been helping Local Authorities and Landlords to understand the realities of keeping their properties electrically safe. The issue of electrical safety is high up on the Government agenda currently, with consultations in both England and Wales looking into tightening the regulations…
Towards a Smarter Future
Chairman of the NAPIT Trade Association, Frank Bertie, discusses the ongoing smart meter rollout and the impact it will have on households, businesses and tradespeople across the UK. The smart revolution is well and truly underway, with smart meters at the core of the transition to smart homes and businesses….