The Electrical Industries Charity welcomes nine members to the Emerging Professionals Board who will be representing the views of the younger generation and will bring a fresh perspective into the electrical sector which is needed to help the Charity and the industry to move forward.
How well do you know your employees? According to the Health and Safety Executive, one in six workers are currently experiencing stress, anxiety or depression and 43% of them still state that they would not feel comfortable discussing mental health issues with their manager or employer.
The Electrical Industries Charity welcomes Claire Shelton as the new Programme Manager for the Big Build project which aims to transform the future of the Dickinson family.
The Electrical Industries Charity is calling on the industry to show support for young apprentices and help them to build a better future by signing up to the Apprentice Support Programme.
Apprenticeships can bring countless opportunities for both young people who are looking to kick-start their career as they earn while they learn and progress within the electrical sector and also for the employers who seek to bring more diverse, skilled engineers into their businesses and drive the industry towards excellence.
Two brave team members from CEF – the UK’s expert supplier of electrical products and services with a network of 390 stores across the UK – are preparing to battle the elements to raise funds for the Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) and Macmillan Cancer Support. Charlie Harwood, Branch Manager, will be trekking across Arctic Finland for four days, while Steve Pope, General Manager, will be skydiving over the Gulf of Roses in Spain to raise money for both charities.
A new adventure in 2018
The Electrical Industries Charity is undertaking their nest big fundraising challenge Challenge for a Cause - Arctic Adventure - to help rebuild the future for the Dickinson family.
Caz Dickinson, a mother, grandmother and a loving wife spent 15 years working for a large electrical wholesaler until her life changed in the blink of an eye. On the 4 January 2009, Caz collapsed in her home, hit her head on the bathroom floor and was rushed to hospital where she was diagnosed with a Grade 4 brain haemorrhage. Since her collapse, she has faced numerous major operations and has been left with severe, irreversible brain damage.
powerBall 2017 brought together hundreds of industry professionals under one roof for the most unforgettable night in the electrical industry’s calendar and saw great support for the Raise the Roof campaign.
Raise the Roof – ‘One brick at a time’ aims to raise £250,000 to purchase a house for the Dickinson family and work with industry partners to carry out any renovation work which is required to safeguard the future of Caz Dickinson and her family.