Financial Health

Money matters are incredibly prevelant in today's financial climate. Managing your funds wisely is an important factor to not only secure a stable foundation, but to protect your mental well-being too! With the rising cost of living and the economic uncertainty that we are all living through, we hope to shed some light on ways to strengthen your financial position.

Looking after our Apprentices 

Our apprentices are heavily impacted by the factors that are affecting our industry. On a lower wage and balancing college work with their training, apprentices are vulnerable to suffering with their mental health, whilst combatting the tribulations of the financial climate and the pressures faced in their early career. Together, we can work to create a safe space for those new to our industry and learning their trade.

Understanding Dry January

Dry January is an annual movement through which millions of people give up alcohol for January. This initiative is not only about abstaining from alcohol but also about raising awareness of the impact of alcohol on health, wellbeing and societal issues.

Veganuary: A Month of Plant-Based Living and Its Impact

January marks a special month for health-conscious and environmentally aware individuals worldwide: Veganuary. This initiative, which began in the UK, encourages people to adopt a vegan lifestyle for January. The movement has gained tremendous popularity, highlighting the benefits of a plant-based diet for health, animal welfare and the environment.

New Year, New You: A Guide to Wellbeing and Healthy Living

The dawn of a new year often sparks a desire for change and improvement, especially in terms of health and wellbeing. It's an ideal time to adopt and reinforce habits that will ensure long-term physical, mental and emotional health. The Electrical Industry Charity is committed to guiding you on this transformative journey.

Navigating the High Stakes: Understanding and Addressing Gambling Addiction.

In the high-pressure environment of the electrical industry, where precision and constant attention to detail are the norms, it's not uncommon for professionals to seek outlets for stress relief. However, when these outlets take the form of gambling, what starts as a harmless diversion can swiftly turn into an addiction, posing significant risks to personal and professional well-being.

Electrifying Success: powerBall 2023 raises £360,000 for the Electrical Industries Charity.

On a dazzling evening at the prestigious Old Billingsgate in London more than 600 dedicated supporters of the Electrical Industries Charity gathered for powerBall 2023, generating over £360,000.

As an inaugural member of the EIC’s Emerging Professionals Board – created to bring fresh perspectives and forward thinking ideas to the organisation and industry -  Deborah Graham-Wilson, head of communications & ESG at Eland Cables, reflects on her five-year tenure, the lessons learnt and what will shape the next hundred years for people across the breadth of the industry.

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