Here you will find all of our latest news as well as frequently asked questions.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 10:09
All you need to know about EICR
If you are responsible for a building, you may have heard the word ‘EICR’ mentioned. Find out more about what EICR is, and how it can keep you safe.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 09:52
How often does emergency lighting need to be tested?
It is vital emergency lighting is working correctly. Find out more about emergency lighting and the frequency you need to test it to ensure it stays compliant.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 09:14
Stay safe when buying electrical equipment online
Buying a cheap pair of hair straighteners or a new toaster may sound tempting, but these products can be dangerous. Find out more about shopping safely online.
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 14:33
PAT testing and the law
What are your legal obligations as duty-holder when it comes to PAT testing? Find out in our short guide.
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:14
1 in 12 people leave their phone charging under their pillow
8% of the population of the UK leave their phone charging under their pillow when they go to sleep, our exclusive survey has revealed.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 10:47
What needs PAT testing?
View our short guide to see what needs to be included if you are organising PAT testing (also known as electrical equipment testing) for your business.
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 11:51
A guide to PAT testing in the office
Health & Safety in the office is essential. One of the ways you can keep your staff and building safe is by PAT testing your electrical appliances.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 09:53
Electrical equipment testing in schools - keep safe from the risk of fire
Find out why electrical equipment testing (also known as PAT testing) is so important in schools, in order to help reduce the risk of fire
Monday, September 7, 2020 - 10:00
How often should I get an EICR?
An EICR inspection is essential for keeping your electrical installations safe, but how often should you have one done? Our handy guide will show you.
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 10:43
A guide to EICR for landlords
If you own a property, holiday rental or Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO), there are laws in place to help ensure the safety of your tenants.
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 10:27
Fire safety in the office – five ways you can prevent the risk of fire
All fires are devastating, but a fire happening to your business can result in the loss of assets, structural damage to your building and potential loss of life
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 08:49
Hawkesworth urges you to ‘look for the label’
Hawkesworth is encouraging people to let them know when they spot one of their distinctive labels in a brand new social media competition.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 07:55
Charity calls for amendments to Fire Safety Bill
The Government must give serious consideration to introducing electrical checks in tower blocks around the country, a safety charity is warning.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 06:04
Do you need to install a fire alarm?
Having a fire alarm is a legal requirement for premises that need them, but many employers are not certain whether they need one installing or not.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 14:00
Everything you need to know about electrical equipment inspection
This article will answer your frequently asked questions about electrical equipment inspection (PAT testing), including what is involved & what needs testing.