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Impact of Covid-19 and Brexit on the construction sector

As electrical contractors working across the UK, we’ve experienced at first hand the impact of Covid-19 and Brexit on the construction sector. Recent reports indicate that the construction industry is now booming, which is fantastic news following a great deal of uncertainty and stress over the past five years, particularly the most recent 18 months. […]

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Electric vehicle charging points: What you need to know

A boom in electric vehicle (EV) charging points across the UK is being predicted over the next two years as the country moves towards the more widespread use of electric vehicles. The purchase of electric vehicles continues to increase as the Government target of banning sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030 approaches. […]

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Why you should use an NICEIC contractor

The National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contractors (NICEIC) assesses and certifies contractors working in the construction sector, including electricians. Their aim is to maintain high standards of safety and competence within the industry, giving their approved contractors greater credibility and recognition while offering consumers reassurance that the contractor they are using meets high standards […]

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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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impact COVID-19

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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