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New laws introduced to speed up EV charging

In November 2023, new UK regulations regarding electric vehicle (EV) charging came into force. These laws aim to make charging an electric vehicle easier, quicker and more reliable, offering benefits to millions of drivers and helping to support the government’s 2035 zero emission vehicle goal. In this article, we’re going to take a look at […]

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Does your trade job really affect the price of your van insurance?

Many of those working in the trades are self-employed, which means that they need to pay particular attention to their business expenses. One of the biggest ongoing costs for tradespeople is their mode of transport, including the price of insurance. As they tend to travel to customers and use a variety of tools and equipment, […]

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Is wireless EV charging the future?

With electric vehicles (EVs) offering a more environmentally friendly alternative to internal combustion engines, manufacturers are looking for ways to help consumers to embrace the technology and encourage uptake. Wireless EV charging is the latest advancement that could make owning and operating an electric vehicle easier and more efficient. How does wireless EV charging work? […]

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New year, new career? Become an electrician!

With the New Year comes new beginnings, new resolutions and new opportunities to learn. For many, it’s a time of reflection, where the thought of making a big change could be particularly appealing. If you’re considering changing careers this year, it’s well worth looking into becoming an electrician. Read on to find out more about […]

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The demand for tradeswomen is on the rise

While hands-on trades such as plumbing and construction have historically been dominated by male workers, the gender gap in this industry has slowly begun to close. Coupled with an increase in women in these types of roles, consumers are also showing more interest in hiring female contractors in place of their male counterparts. Tradespeople search […]

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