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Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) is the term used to describe testing the electrical appliances and equipment in your home or business. More often than not, electrical defects can be seen with the naked eye and therefore your PAT shouldn’t take too long to complete. However, some require some more extensive testing to spot the defects […]

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Maintenance refers to the action taken to keep something operating as it should or simply just in good condition. All business owners and commercial building owners should be aware of the importance of maintenance and how best to approach it. Reactive maintenance refers to the form of maintenance that is performed in reaction to a […]

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In layman’s terms, PAT or portable appliance testing refers to the checking over of electrical goods, equipment or appliances for businesses and public settings, making sure they are in full working order and safe to use. Whilst ‘portable appliance’ is an umbrella term, it typically refers to anything that has a plug attached and would […]

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A PAT certificate is given to a company or organization to prove their electrical equipment is safe to use. The service is inexpensive, and vital for reliable operation. The cost of a PAT test is generally determined by the number of appliances being tested. Portable Appliance Testing, or PAT testing, is carried out by a […]

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Every business should know just how important regular PAT testing is. It not only keeps your essential electrical equipment in order but it also keeps your staff safe in case of electrical emergencies. But, how do you know when an item has passed its PAT testing? It’s quite simple, there will be a PAT test […]

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EV or electric vehicle charging points are quickly becoming an essential addition to businesses up and down the country. As the landscape of vehicles is changing and moving toward a greener, more environmentally friendly future, the likelihood is that we will begin to see the ownership of electric vehicles increase. What this means for you, […]

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In December 2020, the UK government updated its Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS), wherein they help businesses with the costs of purchasing and installing charging equipment for electric vehicles. This will be paid out in the form of a voucher worth 75% of the total cost of purchasing and completing the installation, capped to a minimum […]

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Over the past few years, a demand for electric vehicles has increased. While there’s no doubt that their use of electricity, rather than petrol, makes them a more environment-friendly way of getting around, there can be a challenge to locate a suitable charging point when the power starts running low. But what happens when you […]

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Reactive maintenance, often referred to as breakdown maintenance refers to the process of repairing equipment that has already broken down. It aims to restore the equipment so that it returns to its normal working state. Reliable machinery that is available as and when it is required is a necessity for most industries, but in the […]

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As we become more aware of the impact of carbon emissions on the environment, it’s become increasingly clear that the future is in electric vehicles. The UK Government has invested £15 million in the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry. In 2018, it announced a Road to Zero scheme, aiming for 70 per cent of UK-produced vehicles […]