No Dispute Hearings in 2016

Aug 09, 2017

The JIB Dispute Report for 2016 has been published and remarkably there were no Dispute Hearings held; a first since the JIB's inception in 1968.


Double success for JIB Apprentice Exchange

Jul 26, 2017

Two electrical apprentices have been named as the lucky winners of the JIB Apprentice Exchange Programme and will travel to Australia later this year to spend six weeks working ‘down under’.


Success at English SkillELECTRIC heats

Jul 20, 2017

Top skills have been on display around the country at the English regional SkillELECTRIC heats. Three talented young electricians have topped the table at their respective events and now have a chance of progressing to the UK final to be held later this year.


Industry to benefit from JIB and Electrical Industries Charity partnership

Jul 11, 2017

Two of the JIB’s core initiatives – the Skills Development Fund and the Apprentice Exchange Programme – are set to receive a boost thanks to the increased alliance between the JIB and EIC.


Triple Tom success at SkillELECTRIC Wales

Jun 29, 2017

18 year-old Thomas Seward has been named best young electrician in Wales, following the regional SkillELECTRIC competition held at Coleg Menai.


Electrical industry accidents at all-time low

May 17, 2017

The electrical contracting industry has continued its excellent safety record with a further improvement in the reportable accident rate, contributing to a remarkable trend of continual improvement over the last 15 years.


Entries open for JIB Apprentice Exchange 2017

Apr 25, 2017

The application process is now open for the JIB’s 2017 Apprentice Exchange, which will see a lucky apprentice travel to work in Australia for six weeks later this year.


ECS to embrace the 18th Edition

Apr 18, 2017

Plans are underway to incorporate the forthcoming 18th edition of the IET Wiring Regulations into the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, to allow ECS cardholders to demonstrate their continuing professional development.


JIB employment standards recognised in Liverpool Construction Charter

Apr 06, 2017

The employment standards that JIB members adhere to have been recognised by Liverpool City Council following the formal launch of its Construction Charter.


Welsh ethical employment code of practice welcomed by JIB

Apr 03, 2017

The launch of a new ethical employment code of practice by the Welsh Government puts JIB members in a strong position to promote their excellent employment standards.


Rob's success story

Mar 09, 2017

Ex-JIB and JTL apprentice Rob Jordan tells Electrical Times how he's progressed and succeeded since he joined the industry 23 years ago...


Ken Baynton funeral arrangements

Mar 06, 2017

Details of the funeral arrangements for Ken Baynton, who sadly passed away last month.


JIB supports prostate cancer awareness

Feb 20, 2017

The JIB is supporting an industry-wide campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer, a disease that kills over 10,000 men in the UK every year.