Key Developments in Consumer Protection

By NAPIT
9th June 2023

David Cowburn, Chief Operating Officer at NAPIT, reflects on the publication of findings by the Competition and Markets Authority and a current consultation to redevelop the Microgeneration Certification Scheme, the potential for these to impact on NAPIT and consumers. Having previously blogged about the importance of consumer confidence, I want…

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NAPIT sponsor Northern Ireland’s Electrical Awards 2023 

By NAPIT
8th June 2023

On Friday 2nd June, NAPIT were the immensely proud headline sponsors of Northern Ireland’s Electrical Awards 2023. The event is to recognise the achievements of the top electrical contractors, consultants, suppliers, people, products, and projects across Northern Ireland.   NAPIT Head of Commercial, Stephen Melton, joined the celebrations and was on…

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Looking back on 2022

By NAPIT
14th December 2022

Mike Andrews, Chief Executive Officer at NAPIT takes time to reflect on progress made during 2022 and looks ahead to what 2023 has in store. Whilst 2022 hasn’t been exempt from the challenges felt by all of us due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it does feel like in the main,…

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Charging Up Installer knowledge: Electric Vehicles

By NAPIT
31st August 2022

With Transport Secretary Grant Shapps indicating that electric vehicle chargepoints will become a “British emblem” in the coming years and electric vehicle uptake increasing by 71% in 2021, Frank Bertie, Chief Technical Officer at NAPIT Group, discusses the Government’s increased policy focus on electric vehicles and highlights how installers can…

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Building Safety Act-ion

By NAPIT
6th May 2022

David Cowburn, Chief Operating Officer at NAPIT Group and member of the Interim Industry Competence Committee, reflects on the journey of the Building Safety Bill and sets out how it will impact the construction industry. Introduced in the House of Commons on 5 July 2021, the Building Safety Bill received…

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Bumps in the Road: The journey to Decarbonising heat in UK homes.

By NAPIT
23rd February 2022

NAPIT’s Chief Operating Officer, David Cowburn, responds to the current energy crisis and the BEIS Select Committee report on the Decarbonisation of Heat in UK Homes.  The direction of travel set out by the Government is clear, and there were always going to be challenges to face when committing to…

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NAPIT Chief Executive takes time to reflect on 2021

By NAPIT
1st December 2021

Mike Andrews Chief Executive of NAPIT Group, reflects on the challenges and highlights of 2021 and looks ahead to the opportunities that 2022 has to offer.  This time last year I was looking ahead to 2021 and predicting a promising outlook for the repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) sector despite…

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