Life after DECC
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification David Cowburn discusses how the recent restructure of the Department of Energy & Climate (DECC) could affect the energy efficiency and renewable’s industry and beyond. Of the recent whirlwind of activity across Westminster throughout the last few months, perhaps one of the most overlooked shifts…
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, a national organisation whose members are heavily invested in the UK economy, the upcoming EU Referendum is a highly important and intriguing issue with many factors to consider. To delve into the subject further, we bring you a guest blog from the new…
NAPIT Managing Director of Standards David Cowburn discusses how a new NAPIT Electrical Inspector Scheme will drive up safety within the domestic, commercial and industrial sectors. Excellence in electrical inspection and testing is one of the key components that set NAPIT registered electricians apart, and it is vital for electrical safety,…
Winter is coming… but it won’t be a whiteout for business
It’s that time of year again. The time where we might all have expected to emerge, dazed and confused from the upheaval of the Chancellor’s latest financial plans. Thankfully, however, there are more than a few positives in this year’s autumn statement and spending review to keep businesses in the…
Why taking the initiative is so important
I’m Mike Andrews, CEO of NAPIT, and welcome to the latest in a series of blogs where our experts discuss the industry’s big issues. In this blog, Frank Bertie explains why positive change is vital for the industry and why it’s important to make sure that your voice is heard….
Its Party (Conference) time!
Some may wonder, why attend Party Conferences? Or, more to the point, why do so as an organisation that is not aligned with any political party, and following a general election which resulted in a clear majority Government whose focus is on putting the country back in the black? Well,…
NAPIT EXPO… On the Road unravelled the mysteries surrounding Amendment 3 of BS 7671
I’m Mike Andrews, Group Chief Executive of NAPIT, and in this blog I’d like to celebrate the success of NAPIT EXPO… On the Road, which saw us take information about subjects including Amendment 3 of BS 7671:2008 The IET Wiring Regulations to a record number of electrical installers around the…
Setting new standards for the Microgeneration Certification Scheme
I’m Mike Andrews, Chief Executive of NAPIT, and I’d like to welcome you to a new series of blogs in which our experts discuss the industry’s big issues. To kick things off, David Cowburn examines the proposed changes to the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) and what they mean for those installing…