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    National Maintainance Group (etc)

    It looks these guys have surfaced again with a similar offer to before. Now called Home Solutions National - website looms the same, same building in Glasgow, still offering introductions to non existent works No doubt a legal letter will be heading my way again shortly, but beware, if it looks...
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    New to group and appreciate a bit of help please

    Hi guys I'm new to the group so firstly hi to everyone and hope all well I'm 54 yrs old so still a young one . 24yrs ago I did some studying one day a week for 3 yrs and got some qualifications but never took it any further so am now studying and plan on doing my 18th etc this year. My question...
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    UK NMG Limited - National Maintenance Group

    HAs anyone heard from or had any contact with UK NMG or National Maintenance Group (Glasgow-based) recently? The phone rings out although the website is still live. Emails and letters are going unanswered?
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    Hi new to group J E A K S SERVICE LTD based in South London

    Hi Newish to group, Electricial engineer for a few years on and off. My Background Computers Satellite installation engineer Air insulation engineer 17th edition engineer with testing and inspection I do subcontracting and private work J E A K S SERVICE LTD Hi Newish to group, Electricial...
  5. Spoon

    My experience with National Maintenance Group

    Hello people. This post is relating to my earlier POST. So just to reiterate, please can you post your experiences with National Maintenance Group. Please keep this thread informative and try not to go off at a tangent too much. ;) If anyone from National Maintenance Group would like to...
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    3 switches control both level lights - Easy change?

    Hi, I have three switches across 2 levels in my house all controlling the lights on two levels of the house landings (spotlight group on ground and landing light on 1st). Ground: 2 switches - control spotlight group downstairs (same floor) and upstairs landing light Upstairs/1st: 1 switch -...
  7. mrloy99

    medical locations query

    excuse the paraphrasing .I'm trying to figure out if lighting circuits in group 1 /2 locations HAVE to be on rcd.or if it depends on...eg...unprotected cables in a metal stud wall ...or if it is in a room containing shower 710.411.3.2.5 says ..in medical locations of group 1 & group 2...WHERE...
  8. leep82

    JIB and back pay?

    Just wondering if anyone can give me any advice. I work cards in for a JIB registered company and I'm currently being paid as an approved electrician but on the 2008 rate. The company MD has given the current economic climate as a reason why my wages have not gone up with the annual JIB rise. My...
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    BNI Networking

    Evening all I've been invited to a meeting with a local BNI. Has / is anyone else envolved with a BNI group who could offer some advice. Is it worth while?? Cheers Ponty
  10. Rob

    Is sex work?

    An RAF Group Captain was about to start the morning briefing to his staff. While waiting for the coffee machine to finish its brewing, the Group Captain decided to pose a question to all assembled. He explained that his wife had been a bit frisky the night before and he failed to get his usual...
  11. Dan

    VW Caddy Van For Sale - £2,400 - A Minter!

    Owned by a VW Specialist - VERY VERY well looked after. The eBay listing tells you the rest. VW CADDY 1.9TDI EXCELLENT COND (CURRENTLY OWNED BY VW GROUP SPECIALIST) | eBay Perhaps the perfect van for a sparky that doesn't carry too much to his jobs?
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    Energy Saving Group - rent-a-roof misselling/scam?

    My Dad came across this mob recently (Energy Saving Group | Subsidised Energy Saving Products) - a friend of his has been stung for £500 for what was supposed to be a free install (rent-a-roof type scheme). Reading the following links, they do sound a bit dodgy. It seems they just refer each...
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    megger 1889

    Jack Davidson.C.Eng. FIEE. thinks this goes back to the 1890s when E & V produced their first insulation testers, (now universally known as Meggers). This famous brand name dates back to 1905, when the first portable insulation tester was introduced with the MEGGER brand name on it. and its for...
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