The Tayside branch of SELECT, the campaigning trade organisation for Scotland’s electro-technical industry, has made a generous £1,000 donation to the NHS Tayside Charity Fund’s COVID-19 Appeal.
Published 19 June 2020
Industry bodies welcome ministerial support for certification as construction industry returns to work
As the construction industry in Scotland continues its increasingly proactive return to work, influential bodies across the sector have welcomed a ministerial intervention in support of vital certification schemes.
Published 18 June 2020
SELECT president Kevin Griffin has praised the remarkable way in which construction trade and professional associations have stepped up to the plate to protect members’ interests during the coronavirus crisis.
Published 12 June 2020
The campaigning trade organisation for Scotland’s electrotechnical industry has welcomed the UK Government’s further postponement of the planned VAT reverse charge scheme.
Published 8 June 2020
The Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) has launched a new digital service to allow the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) health, safety and environmental assessment to be taken and completed online.
Published 3 June 2020
As Scotland’s colleges and training centres discuss reopening, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has helped develop a new set of guidelines designed to keep staff and apprentices safe.
Published 2 June 2020
The first tentative steps to get the construction sector in Scotland back to work have been widely supported by the industry but also met with calls for much-needed clarity of exactly what a phased return entails.
Published 22 May 2020
SELECT has given much-needed financial support to its members to help ease some of the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 13 May 2020
SELECT is distributing new protective signage to help members carrying out emergency and essential electrical work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 11 May 2020
Almost one third of Scotland’s MSPs have now given their support to SELECT’s campaign for regulating the profession of electrician after two more politicians added their names to the electrical trade body’s Wall of Support.
Published 7 May 2020
Scotland’s electrical industry trade body SELECT has joined with other vital certification scheme providers to work with the Scottish Government to identify and address issues during the COVID-19 lockdown and develop a strategy for the future.
Published 4 May 2020
Staff and office bearers at the electrical trade association SELECT have saluted the work of the NHS and key workers by putting their hands together in a new film for the weekly ‘Clap for our Carers’ event.
Published 24 April 2020
Support measures for those who are self-employed and hit by the coronavirus outbreak have been roundly welcomed by the construction sector, albeit with a degree of caution.
Published 27 March 2020
SELECT director of employment and skills Fiona Harper on the ongoing uncertainty around construction working practices.
Published 25 March 2020
A group of respected construction industry bodies has issued a joint call for a number of simple actions which it claims the Scottish Government could introduce immediately to help with cashflow and protect jobs against the “crippling” background of coronavirus.
Published 23 March 2020