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20 Feb 2024

Industrial Relations update February 2024

In the second of his blogs, Martin Meadlarklan, Employment Relations Manager at the JIB, discusses the recent wage rate changes, increases to the lodging allowance, the launch of the new JIB Resolution Procedure and the Network Infrastructure Agreement

14 Feb 2024

Members rate JIB’s overall performance in 2023

The majority of survey respondents say the JIB’s overall performance in 2023 was Good, Very Good or Excellent.

19 Jan 2024

Experienced workers achieve new Level 3 NVQ in Electronic Fire and Security Systems

The first four people to successfully complete the experienced worker assessment route to the EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Providing Electronic Fire and Security Systems receive their qualifications

15 Jan 2024

The JIB Annual Review 2023

A year of championing employment standards and skills

7 Jan 2024

Autumn Statement pledges £50 million to increase apprenticeships

The Government’s announcement of investment in apprenticeships is a welcome step for the electrotechnical sector but more needs to be done to tackle the skills gap and support economic growth.

7 Jan 2024

Government sets out planned legislation in King’s Speech

The Government set out its 2023-2024 programme of legislation in the King’s Speech at the Opening of Parliament on 7th November.

7 Jan 2024

Research into the solar power workforce supports calls for electricians to upskill

Research commissioned by The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) reveals the scale of the workforce required to meet government targets for solar powered electricity generation.

7 Jan 2024

JIB Rates of Pay 2024 – Apprentice Rate Updates

The JIB Apprentice rates will be aligned to the National Minimum Wage for 2024.

30 Oct 2023

Latest JIB Forum discusses apprenticeship routes into the electrotechnical sector

The JIB hosted another successful industry forum ‘Apprenticeships – Routes into the Electrotechnical Sector, the Opportunities & Challenges’ on Wednesday 25th October at London’s Goldsmiths’ Centre.

30 Oct 2023

A role in shaping change in the Electrical Industries Charity to support the next 100 years

As an inaugural member of the EIC’s Emerging Professionals Board – Deborah Graham-Wilson, Head of Communications & ESG at Eland Cables, reflects on her five-year tenure.

20 Oct 2023

Visit the JIB and ECS at Elex Show, Sandown Park, Surrey

The JIB and ECS will be exhibiting at the Elex Show at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, Surrey, on 2nd-3rd November 2023.

17 Oct 2023

Industrial Relations

In a brand new blog, Martin Meadlarklan, Employment Relations Manager at the JIB, discusses Industrial Relations Trends and Forthcoming Employment Law Changes.

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