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Jubilee weekend bank holiday opening hours

Jubilee weekend and Spring Bank Holiday opening hoursHere's when our stores will be open over the Jubilee/ Spring Bank Holiday weekend at the start of June.England and Wales


Surge Expert Kirsty Johnson MIET Discusses Amendment 2

Kirsty Johnson MIET is the Technical Sales Director at Surge Protection Devices Ltd. With years of experience, she has taken the time to review Amendment 2 to the 18th Edition and identified what...


Tamlite eliminates plastic waste as part of circular economy strategy

Tamlite Lighting has eradicated more than half a million plastic bags from entering the supply chain over the last 12 months.The leading lighting manufacturer says the move to reduce its reliance...


May Bank Holiday opening 2022

Store Closures - Early May Bank HolidayPlease note, our stores will be closed on Monday 2nd May, 2022 for the Early May Bank Holiday and will re-open as usual on Tuesday 3rd May.Please check with...


What the Electric Vehicles Smart Charge Point Regulations mean for installers

New legislation requires all electric vehicle charge points sold and installed in England, Scotland and Wales to be ‘smart’ from 30 June 2022.What is a smart EV Charging Unit?According to the...


CEF are finalists in the Aico HomeLINK Community Awards

We are delighted to be announced as finalists in the Aico HomeLINK Community Award for Best Distributor Community Initiative.The Community Awards by Aico HomeLINK are designed to recognise the...


Free CPD accredited CEF TechTalks are proving a hit with electricians across the UK

Our first TechTalks in Wolverhampton, Manchester and Oswestry were a great success this week, with almost 500 electricians coming along, eager to find out more about the 2nd Amendment to the 18th...


CEF Cramlington answers the call from BBC’s DIY SOS

When BBC's DIY SOS Big Build came calling, colleagues from our Cramlington branch were only too happy to supply products to help with their latest transformation project in Northumberland.The DIY...


VAT cut for energy efficiency improvements including solar panels

The UK Government has announced a temporary VAT cut on the installation of energy efficiency projects such as solar panels, insulation and heat pumps for the next five years to 2027.Announced as...


Boost for electric vehicles in March

More battery electric vehicles were sold in March 2022 than in the whole of 2019 according to the latest figures. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says that last month was the...



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