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How Does Electricians Cashing In On Skill Shortage Affect Your Business?

 

Earlier this month, UK newspapers reported that electricians were earning as much as £3,000 a week as they cash in on the skills shortage we are currently facing across the region.

These figures, released by recruitment firm Manpower, come after increasing demand for new homes across Britain, despite there being a shortage of skilled workers.

 With the potential wage of electrician’s on the rise, what does this mean for you, as a electrical distribu [...]

The Importance of Quality Insulated Tools When Distributing

As a supplier, you want to know the tools you’re selling are the very best for your customers. Whether it’s high quality materials, thorough testing or innovative design, high quality tools keep your customer’s satisfied with your service while actually acting to keep them safe - and saving your reputation! 

Here is why we suggest only buying from the best of the best, and that includes purchasing tools manufactured by established electrical safety companies such as Boddingtons Electrical. 
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Are you hiring new electrical apprentices this year? This is what you need to know!

It’s easy to see why apprenticeships are on the rise, they are a popular way of gaining enthusiastic talent for your company safe in the knowledge that your new employees are being sculpted to suit your business needs. Not only do the employees learn industry-specific knowledge, but they begin to develop a good knowledge of the internal processes specific to the company.

Just last year, over 200,000 new apprentices were brought into small firms and this is expected to rise over the coming ye [...]

Rise in Electrical Apprenticeships: Benefits for Your Business and Sales of Insulated Tools

Can you remember back to when you received your exam results?

Most likely you had to wait nervously by the front door until the postman slipped them through your letterbox. Nowadays, restless kids stumble to their secondary schools and are handed their results before tearing up that brown envelope in whatever quiet corner of the playground they hid in. With their exam results in their grasp, school leavers will walk out of school with t [...]

Coping with the summer slowdown with Boddingtons Electrical

As the weather starts to warm up and the days start getting longer, you may find a slump in sales as consumers are off on holidays or not working as much. As a business, how can you cope with the expected summer slowdown?

Established over 30 years, Boddingtons Electrical have successfully maintained their position as one of the UK's leading manufacturers and suppliers - even in the summer!

In the summer, most companies start to exper [...]

Boddingtons BBQ Together with Farleigh Hospice

 As you know, Boddingtons Electrical are taking part in the annual £50 challenge in partnership with Farleigh Hospice.

As we are sure you fully appreciate, local businesses are invited to take part in order to raise as much money for charity as physically possible. You can raise funds through any method of your choosing. Here at Boddingtons Electrical, we have already managed to double our £50 by partaking in a Grand National Sweepsta [...]

Benefits of Buying British-Made Insulated Tools

In a recent survey, it was found that 73% of British people thought it was important to buy “British-Made” products.

Maybe twenty to thirty years ago, many people were using tools made right here in the UK. However, due to rising labour prices and globalisation, in recent years the tools electricians are using have been manufactured overseas. 

For the team at Boddingtons, we like to address factors such as carbon footprints and working conditions abroad to get consumers thinking about where [...]

Boddingtons Electrical Talks: Our Very Own Twitter Hour

The team here at Boddingtons Electrical are always looking for ways to connect with our customers. After all, we take pride on building a personable, approachable business. 

We feel that electricians shouldn’t always be treated as ‘independent workers’ as it can make you feel isolated. However, there are many others that feel like you… cue the Boddingtons Electrical Twitter hour! 

What is the Boddingtons Twitter [...]

Boddingtons Electrical Together with Farleigh Hospice

Here at Boddingtons Electrical, as much as we enjoy our work and what we do we also take immense joy in connecting with our customers and local charities.

Farleigh Hospice has recently launched the annual £50 challenge and the team here at Boddingtons are pleased to announce we are taking part!

What is the £50 Challenge all about?

Each year, [...]

Get to Know Your Customer’s Day: Boddington’s Top-Quality Customer Service

On the third Thursday of July, Get to Know Your Customer Day encourages businesses to focus on their clients and spend time getting to know their interests and needs.

At Boddingtons Electrical, we understand exactly what makes our customers tick and believe we do a great job in keeping them happy with the quality and effectiveness of Boddingtons’ insulated hand tools and electrical safety equipment.

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Keeping Up to Date with Boddingtons Electrical

Are you one of our suppliers, and looking to stay updated with Boddingtons related news?

Or maybe you’re a potential supplier searching for more information about our insulated tools or electrical safety PPE? Well, the team at Boddingtons Electrical have three easy ways to keep up-to-date with Boddingtons news.

Social Media

Nowadays who doesn’t have some form of social media?! We regularly post on Twitter with details of our charity work, the events we’re attending and inf [...]

Is Your Stock Prepared for Summer Holidays?

Summer is officially here and it won’t be long until the summer holidays are upon us! While we relish in the warm weather and longer days, electricians will be busily preparing their toolboxes ahead of a busy six-week period.

If you have ever worked as an electrician yourself, you will understand how notoriously busy the summer holidays are - almost doubling your workload each day!

With the kid’s home for the summer and parents fretting around after them, the summer break ofte

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