1. Pete999

    My Account seems to have been altered can Staff member enlighten me?

    As title Help or explanation please
  2. Dan

    Delete your own account - whenever you want to

    You can now erase your own account. You'll get a 3-day cooling off period, and a reminder 2 days in. Other than that, it'll get erased. Each time you log back in it'll reset. No need to post "that's it I've had enough"-type threads to get attention from others. Just delete your account and...
  3. S

    Best LED downlights? Favourite brand for ease of fitting / quality and longevity of unit

    Hi all, just wondered what people's go to LED downlights are. I've worked for a couple of companies and both seemed to have cheap and cheerful as a preference- just replacing as required if they stopped working. What would u fit if u were to fit them for yourself? Preferably changeable with...
  4. P

    Outlook 365 Account chnages

    Anyone else experienced problems when trying to amend settings for existing IMAP accounts. We ended up having to back up all emails and add the accounts from scratch when all we wanted to do was update the server details for the accounts. It just kept saying the informatin was incorrect when...
  5. littlespark

    Free gift for opening trade account

    Just opened a trade account with Howdens and was offered a Milwaukee 18v multi tool like this FOC Milwaukee M18BMT-0 M18 Multi-Tool I'll confirm the specs when I pick it up, but are these tools any good? I am assuming it comes with a battery and charger
  6. M

    New Member - Help Needed

    Hi everyone, I have only just found this forum and thought I would sign up. I am in the 3rd year of my apprenticeship even though I am 36 years of age (probably the oldest apprentice in the south east) Anyway my best mate is my boss and I am getting more involved in the day to day running of...
  7. L

    Wireless Intruder Alarm recommendations

    Evening gents, could you lads with experience in wireless intruders please recommend one for me please as I have the need to get one fitted at home! Thanks in advance, Jim
  8. punkin

    pls ignore

    posted this to keep my account going Pete
  9. R

    Industrial What are CEF like for prices?

    What are CEF like for prices, my work has an account for them, but the account is held at a different branch to the one we use. Just want to make sure we are not paying silly prices as they can't give us a price for parts unless they phone the branch we have the account with apparently. Is it...
  10. rolyberkin

    City Electrical factors - On The Up!

    Well I never thought I would say it but I went into CEF Chelmsford today and was pleasantly surprised, credit where credit is due. I normally only go in there when I absolutely cannot get stuff elsewhere. Chelmsford has a new female member of staff who is obviously learning the ropes, she...
  11. Dan

    Login with Facebook, Twitter or Google+ - Please test this for me? You should be able to associate your forum account with your social media accounts now, and like / share stuff (you'll see some options at the bottom of a thread below the 'similar threads' feature). Pretty sure I've set them up...
  12. H

    Business bank account

    Looking at setting up a business bank account, any recommendations? HSBC look the best deal but anything to add anyone?
  13. Skimpy Wan

    Accountant needed around North London / Herts area

    Hi, Anybody know of any accountants that can advise me on what's claimable as a self-employed individual?
  14. D

    Business bank account

    So I'm taking plunge and going for the ltd company route. I know I need set up a business bank account who uses what and why Llyods small business account looks good but any advice greatly accepted
  15. M

    Accountants & AVN

    Hello All Been with Accountant for quite a few years ago has helped my business know end, Looking forward we are now looking at using a tool for accountants called AVN, Has anyone used this tool & if so what do you think of the system. From My point of view it seems quite a good tool if i...
  16. J

    Interesting youtube account -Electrician Marketing

    Evening I have came across a guy called 'James Dewane' on youtube I guess he is like a electricians marketing guru? Not so much business related but more aimed towards marketing your business Thought some of you may be interested... he is more than likely a forum member too haha
  17. G

    hi can you please delete my account and all my details please admin

    Hi can you please delete my account and all my details please admin as I feel I have given to many of my details away signing up to trainee forum as my college tutor advised me to have the account deleted and all details removed from forum thankyou
  18. J

    zs testing

    Im on an electrical installation course in college and currently on a 3 month trial as an apprentice so thats why im asking zs testing from what i understand in college they teach it you as zs=ze + r1/r2 which i understand but when i go and actually look at zs test myself say on youtube they...
  19. T

    Book keeping, accounts, client software?

    Hola amigos. Well i am fast approaching the end of my second year of trading.. and i think my accountant is going to go mental. I have zero control over the ins and outs of my accounts and i need to reign it in! I have arranged all of my wholesalers invoices to come direct into my email...
  20. T

    Accountancy question

    I'm in the process of setting up on my own, and I'm looking into getting a van on finance. My question is having set up a ltd company if I get the finance on the van in my name can I claim the vat back and tax through the company or would the loan have to be under the company name (think I will...
  21. C


    Hi does anyone else pay a yearly insurance premium to protect against professional fees(accountants) if investigated by Hmrc? My accountant trying to sell me a £320 one off payment to cover all cost if I got investigated . Stewart
  22. telectrix


    just received tis email. looks like a scam to get your paypal details so they can rob your bank account. the giveaway is the grammar etc. Hello Member ! This is Automatic Message Generated by System To Let you know that you have to confirm your account your account muse be confirmed because...
  23. B

    Close Account

    Hi could a moderator please close my account Thank you
  24. ses

    Accountant chiswick

    Anybody know a good accountant around the chiswick area for a ltd small company Im still using my one from the midlands at present paying £1200 plus vat a year is this the going rate
  25. darkwood

    Tax Return scam warning !!!!!!

    Got an email saying i had a tax refund of over £900 quid and click to open a pdf...!!! If your get anything similar contact HMRC yourself before opening it is a phising / virus scam trying to get your password and other details.. The Email web address starts off in various forms but always...
  26. L

    Domestic safe holding accounts

    Thanks in advance. I have been asked to do a new build for a family but there is major problems with planning to a point the whole place may be forced to be pulled down. I have no problem doing the job but I need to secure the final payment. Is there any accounts out there where the customer...
  27. G

    remove account

    how do i remove my account. joined via facebook. have removed the app from facebook. but can still log in here. Seems rather silly there seems to be no remove account option that i can see.
  28. P

    What am I accountable for on CU change as got bad test results.

    Hi, all continuity test results are ok now I replaced all the loose earths in all the sockets and lamp holders around the house. The radial going off to feed the boiler/shower/not sure what else, all branches out of a old unfused spur where the neon no longer works, and this radial is where I am...
  29. S

    stop filling up my email account

    Hi how do I stop this forum sending everything to my email, computers not my thing cheers
  30. G

    delete account

    anyone know how to delete your account on this , good forum but am spending hours reading thru posts , i am gettin more hooked on this than **** sites , time to go
  31. V

    Eicr reports

    Hi Do you need to be a member of NICEIC to do these reports
  32. S

    New REAL DAWWI & Bond Pay Scheme

    Does anybody else find this whole thing utterly confusing??? We are about to do our first install in almost 1 year (we are first and foremost an Electrical contractor and have plenty of other work) and I'm struggling to get my head around the new DAWWI and Bond Pay PPS nonsense. From what I've...
  33. telectrix

    paypal scam alert

    just to give all a heads up. a company calling themselves profitable play ltd. are hacking into paypal accounts and taking out sums between £30 and £50 for non-existant transactions. to be fair to paypal, after a dispute was raised, paypal have agreed to reverse the transactions.
  34. T

    Meeting with the business manager - New Account

    Ive got a meeting with my local branch business manager tomorrow. All i am doing is opening up a business current account with Natwest. Spoke to the chap on the phone yesterday and hes said the meeting will take about an hour and a half. Just wondering what they entail? What should i take...
  35. Floody

    Accountant for Tax Returns

    Not too sure if this allowed here, so will give it a go nonetheless. Im looking for someone to do my self assesment at the end of the year. Im new to being self employed and genuinley havent the slightest clue what to do when it comes to doing the tax return. All ive been told by the people I...
  36. imago

    SAGE accounting software

    Anyone use Sage accounting software? I've just got it to try and make sense of the last nine months records, and at first glance it's looking like a right ball ache!
  37. G

    ILA -Individual Learning Account- £200 towards courses for low income/unemployed

    Hello if anybody on here is earning less than £22,000 a year at the moment or unemployed just now, you can claim something called an ILA (Individual Learning Account) this is available in the whole UK and is £200 towards any college course or ticket that you want to do (as long as the...
  38. G

    Insurance and Deposit account

    H all, well have another Install to do, basically mothballed the company back in feb, Questions are I never managed to open a deposit account, HSBC and Barclay's never let me, they said it wasn't the right account for the OV business, TBH i never get deposits off customers, they pay for the...
  39. Dan

    Clearing up unused accounts

    I'm clearing up unused accounts on most of the forums. So if people haven't confirmed their new account within 30 days, I'm assuming they're not going to and they'll be erased. If people haven't logged into the forum for 300 days, and have no posts under their account, I'm assuming they don't...
  40. D

    Accounting / Invoicing / Expense FREE

    found this software online and well im absoloutly amazed..! Free Online Accounting Software in the UK | Quick File its cloud based so can access from anywhere! i have used excel, books and Sage instant accounts combined with SLIQ for invoicing...! i have now transfered all my 12/13 accounts...
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