A Step Towards Electrical Safety in the PRS
Chairman of the NAPIT Trade Association, Frank Bertie, discusses NAPIT’s new Electrical Installation Safety Record Summary (EISRS) document and how it can help NAPIT inspectors and their customers. With the Government facing increasing pressure to improve electrical safety in the Private Rented Sector, there is an expectation that EICRs will…
NAPIT Responds to the White Paper on Housing
Chairman of the NAPIT Trade Association, Frank Bertie, discusses the Government’s White Paper on Housing and how this could affect the industries that we represent. Last month the Government released its anticipated white paper on housing. The paper, entitled ‘Fixing our broken housing market’, discusses the current problems in UK…
The Low Carbon Future of Transport
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the rapid rise of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) in the UK and how this will contribute to a low-carbon future. Since 2008 and the launch of the first legal all-electric car, the number of electric vehicles has risen exponentially with no signs…
How to Protect your Business with Confidence
As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, a national organisation whose members consist of businesses both large and small, the growing issue of under insurance is a concerning issue with many factors to consider. To delve into this subject further, we bring you a guest blog from the British Insurance…
NAPIT Responds to the Bonfield Review
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the release of the long awaited Bonfield Review and how its recommendations will improve energy efficiency in the UK and encourage the uptake of renewable technologies. After months of delays the Bonfield Review has finally been released. The ‘Each Home Counts Review’,…
Unravelling the Autumn Statement
As Chief Operating Officer of the NAPIT group, a national organisation whose members are heavily invested in the UK economy, the recent Autumn Statement unveiled by the chancellor is in no doubt an important issue for us to consider moving forward. With the Chancellor releasing his Autumn Statement on the…
Can the Government Meet its House Building Target?
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the Government’s target of building one million homes by 2020 and the progress that has been made so far. Following on from the general election last year, the Government set an ambitious pledge to build one million homes in England by 2020….
An Evening with The Experts
As Chief Executive of the NAPIT Group, providing members with all the technical and regulatory information they need in order to work competently and safely is one of my key objectives. To provide this information to as many of our members across the country as possible, we take the annual…
Commercial vehicles: Hire, buy or lease?
When looking to acquire a new vehicle for your business, it can often be difficult to determine which option is the best for you. There are so many options today; you can buy, lease or hire, and it can all get a little overwhelming considering the costs and benefits of…
Continuing Support for Those in Fuel Poverty
Managing Director of NAPIT Certification, David Cowburn, discusses the recent consultation on the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and how this could affect those living in fuel poverty in the future. With the current Energy Company Obligation nearing its end on the 31st March 2017, NAPIT has been active in responding…