What is the Gas Safe Register?

You might have heard of the Gas Safe Register. In 2009, this organisation supplanted CORGI as the body all gas engineers must register with if they are to work on gas fittings and appliances. It is actually illegal for people to perform any installation, maintenance, servicing or repair work on any gas fitting or appliance…

How to stay safe when working with electricity

Faulty electrical work is incredibly dangerous – every year, defective electronics directly lead to around ten deaths and 750 serious injuries in the UK alone. With a few simple precautions and a bit of foresight, you can work safely with electricity and avoid any electrical home emergencies. Our home emergency cover is a great way…

Glasgow sees more fake electronic appliance seizures than anywhere else in UK

Scotland has a serious problem with fake electrical items. Glasgow’s enforcement agencies have seized nearly 10,000 fake electronic goods since 2010, or more than any other enforcement agency in the UK, and a recent poll by the Scottish Government revealed that 90% of people in Scotlanddon’t associate fake and counterfeit items with associated crime. However,…