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Electrical compliance for commercial and industrial premises

Electrical compliance for commercial and industrial premises covers a range of inspections and testing to demonstrate that electrical installations, circuits, equipment and appliances meet legal safety standards. It ensures that premises remain risk-free for staff and customers, and failure to comply can not only put people in danger but can also land those responsible with […]

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Shop fit-out electrical services

As commercial electrical contractors, here at DRF Electrical we work on an array of projects in the retail sector. With the re-opening of retail premises earlier this month, our shop fit-out electrical services have been in demand across the UK. Over the past year, we have worked on projects for major brands including Tommy Hilfiger, […]

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An update on our recent electrical projects

It’s now just over a year since the UK entered its first lockdown and, as electrical contractors based in Leeds but working throughout the UK, we’ve felt the effects of Covid-19 on our day-to-day work. Particularly at the start of the pandemic, the uncertainty about the future led to the suspension of projects and the […]

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The impact of COVID-19

This month has seen us resume some of our works as contracts have begun to filter through slowly. It has been brilliant for our team to be able to crack on with projects that came to a halt when lockdown was imposed. Of course, all our activity is now taking place under strict new working […]

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Looking back on recent projects

With the restrictions around Covid-19 affecting our day-to-day work recently, we’ve had time to reflect on our business and review some of the fantastic projects we’ve completed over the last 12 months or so. This has underlined for us where our strengths lie and what a fantastic team of  skilled and experienced electricians we have. […]

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Coronavirus crisis is a challenging time for us all

The coronavirus crisis is an extremely challenging time for all businesses at the moment, and the electrical industry is no different. There’s a lot of uncertainty among employers and staff about the future, with many companies finding that projects are being suspended for at least three months, and some indefinitely. We can now be sure […]

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IR35 changes: How they affect private sector contracts

Changes to the IR35 legislation will be implemented on April 6th, 2020, and will affect contractors and employers working in the private sector. The IR35 law has been controversial since it was introduced 20 years ago, not least because many people find it complicated to understand. The new changes could catch people out if they […]

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The dangers of working as an electrician

The dangers of working as an electrician may seem obvious because of the nature of the job. However, serious injuries or deaths caused by electricity itself are actually rare. Most of the injuries sustained by electricians during their everyday work are caused by hazards within their working environment. Here, we’ll take a closer look at […]

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Mental health and wellbeing in the electrical industry

It’s not often you hear about mental health and wellbeing in the electrical industry. In the wider construction sector, where health and safety is focused on physical stresses and potential injury, mental health has long been overlooked. But things are changing. In general, we are now discussing mental health much more widely than ever before. Many […]

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Looking for an electrical contractor? Look no further than DRF Electrical!

As an established and experienced industrial and commercial electrical contractor, DRF Electrical can help businesses and organisations with a range of  electrical requirements. Based in Leeds, our experienced team of electricians and project managers work across the UK on all kinds of electrical projects, including the design, installation, upgrading, maintenance and testing of fire and […]

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