The JIB sets the standards for employment, welfare, grading and apprentice training in the electrical contracting industry.

Our members benefit from a ‘one-stop-shop’ which takes care of employment matters, a comprehensive health and benefits scheme and access to markets other contractors cannot reach.


ECS warns against ‘middle men’ card issuers Apr 20, 2016

The Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) is warning electricians about using third parties to apply for an ECS card after a spate of complaints from dissatisfied individuals using such services.

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Accident rate halved since 2010, report finds Apr 19, 2016

Latest industry figures have shown a dramatic drop in reportable accidents over the last 15 years, strengthening the electrical contracting sector’s reputation for safety in the workplace.

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Changes to Statutory Payments Mar 31, 2016

The maximum amount of statutory redundancy pay and the limit employment tribunals can award for unfair dismissal will increase from 6th April 2016.

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Views from Our Members

“We believe that the electrical contracting industry is a people business and if we look after our people, they look after us.” Paul McNaughton, Darke & Taylor Ltd

“Being a member of the JIB has been a very useful and constructive part of developing the company over the years.” Bob Harris, RT Harris & Son

“We’re a member of the JIB as it enforces the quality of all our operatives which many of our blue chip clients demand.” Sean Smyth, WT Parker Group

“We have been a JIB member for many years. We know that our staff value the benefit and Bupa packages.” Philip Fagg, GW&E Wright

ECS Card

Got an ECS card, or want to apply for one? Visit the ECS website for contacts and details.

BlueSky Pension Scheme

An excellent low cost, low administration solution for meeting the new pension criteria

A useful and important part in developing our company over the years Bob Harris

If we look after our people, they look after us. Paul McNaughton