The Electricity at Work
Act: 1989 has resulted in an increase in litigation following electrical incidents. It is generally accepted that employers and landlords will only fully discharge their obligations by complying with BS7671.
Understanding and interpreting the subtlties of BS7671 has been our core business since 1992, and our continued hands on approach has made us confident of our opinions and interpretations.
It was as a result of our flourishing reputation that we were first approached by a member of the legal profession in relation to a landlord and tenant dispute. Whilst providing conclusive expert witness evidence in the case, we discovered the limited resources in our field available to the legal profession. It also became evident that the successful career paths of electrical engineers frequently resulted in a failure to maintain familiarity with the wiring regulations currently in force, and their interpretation.
Whilst we appreciate the need for the provision of a comprehensive and technically accurate report, we are equally aware of the need for a professional image, moreover, we understand our duty to the court and the pressures and deadlines involved in matters of litigation, particularly following the introduction of the CPR.