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Rakusen’s

Company Based in Leeds and founded in 1900, Rakusen’s was the first manufacturer of water crackers in the UK. Today it continues to flame-bake crackers to a traditional recipe – including crackers suitable for the Kosher, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free markets – along with other products such as biscuits, margarines and soups. The Challenge: In […]

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Lee’s Soapbox – Skills… what skills?

Lee Johnson, Managing Director of Advanced Electrical Services explains… It’s that time of year again when we start looking for a new apprentice; we try to employ a new one every year or two. As our existing customers know, the majority of staff in the company have come through our in-house apprenticeship scheme, myself included. […]

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Jargon Busted – Wiring Regulations BS7671

Here’s a question for you: What’s the only thing more exciting than your team winning the cup the same week you win the lottery? Answer: Wiring regulations! Joking aside: even electricians who dream of electric sheep (extra brownie points to anyone who recognises the book/ movie reference here) might struggle to get excited about new […]

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Jargon Busted – Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS)

The electrical world can be confusing and we’ve all come across some terms that don’t make much sense. That’s why in each issue of Wired we unravel a piece of industry gobbledygook and tell you what it means – In plain old English. Any company looking to contract work to an electrical engineer would expect […]

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Paid to go green?

As our regular readers know, we love to tell you about the very latest ways you can dramatically reduce your energy usage, lower your carbon footprint and ultimately save you a small fortune. The problem facing many companies, though, is that while the savings to be made can be very attractive, there is still an […]

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Agony Uncle Unplugged

  Here at AES HQ, we know how easy it is for people to get their wires crossed. Us Yorkshire folk are known for handing out down-to-earth advice – whether you ask for it or not. So send us your questions, queries and quandaries and our resident expert, Richard Dent – Estimating & Design Engineer, […]

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60 second interview with… Brian Renshaw

Job title: Electrician’s mate Joined: April 2014 Your background? I worked for I&D Electrical in Wakefield for 42 years, from the age of 15. When it folded, I was made redundant. Role at AES: Helping the electricians with everyday work like wiring and running cables – the same work I’ve done all my life. Biggest […]

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The  AES story (part 1 of 2): From miner to major

Many of our customers have been with us for years – but what do you really know about the company? Here we take a little peek into its history.   How AES started Next year AES will celebrate 30 years in business. But the man behind the foundation of the company, Graham Spooner, spent almost […]

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Nothing lasts forever

Lee Johnson, Managing Director of Advanced Electrical Services explains… Apparently 80% of all new businesses go bust within two years, and the electrical industry has certainly had its fair share of failing businesses over the last five or so years. Not only have new companies struggled over recent years, large established contractors have too: in […]

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60 second interview with Debbie Foster

Job title: Accounts Administrator Joined: 2nd January 2013 Your background? Studied typing, shorthand, Sage accounts and book- keeping. Supervisor at HSBC Bank Clearings Centre. Ran a child minding business then inherited and ran a car body shop business. Role at AES: I look after the money! We do our accounts on Sage 50, so I’m […]

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