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

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Reflect, Regroup and Refocus

By NAPIT
19th January 2021

Mike Andrews, Chief Executive of NAPIT Group, reflects on 2020 and looks ahead to what 2021 may have in store for the Construction, Repair, Maintenance and Improvement sectors. There is no doubt that 2020 will be remembered for decades. The impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions imposed…

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Electrical Safety taking the spotlight in Scotland

By NAPIT
24th November 2020

Mike Andrews, Chief Executive of NAPIT, examines the two consultations focussed on Electrical Safety recently published in Scotland looking at why there are two, what are they trying to achieve and outlines NAPIT’s position on the debate. In the past few months, two consultations have been published in Scotland considering…

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Identifying competence in Higher Risk Buildings

By NAPIT
12th October 2020

Michael Andrews, Chief Executive Officer at NAPIT, considers the many initiatives looking at Building Safety Reform following the Grenfell Tragedy and how they could impact the certification of installers. No one can forget the tragedy which took place at Grenfell Tower in West London back in 2017. It took many…

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Clarification on Installer Standards for the Green Homes Grant Scheme

By NAPIT
29th September 2020

David Cowburn, Chief Operating Officer at NAPIT, shares his views on the Green Home Grant Scheme and the challenge around installer standards. The Green Homes Grant Scheme (GHGS) is a much welcomed policy initiative which provides support to a sector which is in need of a boost, not only due…

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The Electrical Safety Roundtable Presents 12 Easy Steps to Safe Isolation Infographic

By NAPIT
27th August 2020

Chairman of The National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers and NAPIT Group’s Chief Technical Officer Frank Bertie discusses his involvement with The Electrical Safety Roundtable and their launch of the 6th Point of PPE Lock-Off Kit, Safe Isolation infographic. I have been attending The Electrical Safety Roundtable (ESR) in…

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