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  1. T

    Scrap prices

    Does any know the value of scrap copper at the moment? Want to know roughly how much a black bag full of twin and earth would be?
  2. M

    Commercial How do you manage your supplier prices and invoices

    Hi, I am curious to know how electrical contractors manage the prices they get from your suppliers. Everyone knows that if you stick with one wholesaler, you are likely to get your pants pulled down by pricing over one thing or another, you need to keep them on their toes, and to do that you...
  3. nicnic66

    18th Edition course prices, self employed only please.

    Just wondered what sort of prices people were paying for the full course? Seen varying costs advertised. TIA
  4. sham

    NICEIC prices going up, thinking of going with stroma.

    Has anyone considered moving to Stroma, or have you already done so. I've had an email from NICEIC saying that they increased their prices. Therefore I am considering moving to Stroma. Also, Stroma say they do not have an issue with third party certs, as NICEIC told me that they do not allow it...
  5. I

    Prices for long standing cust and little jobs

    Hi, I have been trading for over 10 years but am having trouble with the people who gave me the chance long ago. I always did the small jobs and charged very little but prices have gone up and my time is more valuable now and am still asked for the same jobs and rate expected. Think I am too...
  6. sham

    Why prices for different colour junction box

    Ordering some junction boxes and the white 30A is cheaper than the Black one. Why ?. They are same brand and both three way. https://www.screwfix.com/search?search=30A+Junction+box+
  7. F

    Best cable price around

    Wheres everyone buying t+e cable from. Prices constantly increasing and cannot find a great deal from wholesalers. Would buy in bulk at the right price but not sure where to go
  8. E

    lets set prices for the market

    you guys realise that this website could bring the best of the best together to set prices so that electricians can charge £1000 per day, if none of us went to work for less than 1k a day then there would be no option for people to eventually pay for our services. now obviously im the boss of...
  9. andysparkfree

    Nice testing opportunity , however does anyone know the average prices per circuit and sub-main?

    Hi guys, i hope you all good !! i have a quick question , i have to price a testing job to an 8 level office up town and im good at pricing labour for 8 weekends , however a few years ago (maybe 5) i think i was told a rule of thumb was each circuit was to allow £18 and each sub-main was around...
  10. N

    Prices 2 bed bungalow

    Hi guys after a rough idea what you would charge on a 2 bed bungalow rewire I haven’t long started up on my own and struggle with the pricing side of it. It will need all chasing out etc just your average 3-4 sockets per room, 1 light and switch in each room. Any help would be good, Cheers
  11. MerlinGremlin

    House rewire prices going rate

    Evening all, I've been asked to quote for a 4 bed large house rewire, but I've not done a rewire for a number of years and not sure what the going rate was! In total there's going to be 32 double sockets, 46 led down lights, 12 switches, boiler supply, cooker supply x 2, 4 lighting pendants, 8...
  12. L

    apprentice tool and prices

    Hello my name is Lee I am about to become an apprentice electrician with arthur mckay I have to get own tools they've gave me a list I was wondering if anyone would be able to provide links to website with these tools that aren't too expensive as I only work part time until my apprenticeship...
  13. J

    Cut-throat Competition: The Race To The Bottom

    Electrical installation work, as all self-employed electricians will know, is a highly-competitive business. My own business operates mainly in the greater Glasgow area, and I have to say that I'm finding it increasingly difficult to compete on a level playing field. I was recently approached...
  14. B

    Advice on cost for swapping C.U. old for new please

    Hi, i have been quoted £455 for removing existing C.U. (no RCD) and replacing with a new one with 2 RCD's (toolstation have them for £78) there are 9 circuits in all, it seems a bit steep to me, but perhaps i am out of touch. it is easy to access. i would appreciate any comments. Thanks.
  15. D

    One price range for all

    I'm from Birmingham and back in the days I used to repair phones and computers for a living. I normally get my parts in the city centre. On that road you have many shops selling the same items, literally almost ever store. The shop I go to, because I was lucky, I asked the owner "how do you...
  16. Lou

    DG Electrical

    DG Electrical started in 2012 and has been growing ever since. We work very hard to meet all customer needs and have developed a wide customer base within Pembrokeshire and throughout South Wales. It is our aim to continue to develop excellent working relationships with a wider customer base and...
  17. 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...
  18. N

    Domestic Thoughts on How To Price These Jobs?

    I just got an email from a guy I know from way back, he owns a good sized plumbing and heating company (also has many rental properties) and he has asked me to put together quotes various electrical works. Mostly heating related. I've not long gone out on my own so I'm trying to get a handle...
  19. infinity

    LG 300w panels

    I've been let down by Segen, need 13 LG Panels anyone have any ideas who else stock these? The jobs Tuesday :s
  20. D Skelton

    Scam cost reduction

    Just got off the phone to the director of customer relations at Certsure, after a lengthy chat about membership criteria and her trying again to rope me into a meeting up at NIC HQ up in Dunstable, we got talking about Stroma and how the NIC and Elecsa go about justifying their rip off prices...
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