The Electrical Show
Join Thomas Nagy as he takes a look at all the latest topics from the world of electricals including product launches, top tips, and special guests.Thomas will also be joined by some of the biggest names from across the industry giving their view on the latest news and developments.The Electrical Show on Fix Radio is brought to you in partnership with Schneider Electric.
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73. Thomas Nagy Talks About Building A Workforce
Thursday, December 2nd, 2021
Thomas Nagy gives some tips he's picked up and talks about lessons he's learnt as a business owner in the electrical sector when it comes to hiring and building a workforce for a business
72. Thomas Nagy On Domestic To Commercial
Thursday, November 25th, 2021
Thomas talks about the endless headaches and challenges that come with making the move into commercial work. Also ULEZ and how Thomas is making changes to his fleet as a result
71. Thomas Nagy On How To Hit Re-Set On Your Business
Thursday, November 18th, 2021
Thomas Nagy talks through some of the options available to you if you've built up too much debt with your business and need to hit re-set. Should you declare bankruptcy? What happens if you do? How can you deal with debts to wholesalers & news of an...
70. Thomas Nagy Talks To Paul Hopton From Electrical Safety UK
Thursday, November 11th, 2021
Paul Hopton, Deputy Managing Director of Electrical Safety UK joins Thomas Nagy to discuss why HSE is such a large aspect of training courses and NVQs, How you can factor HSE training costs into your business, Below par work on-site and how to report it
69. Thomas Nagy - Joined By Simon From The Better Business Group
Thursday, November 4th, 2021
Simon Lazarus from The Better Business Group talks through his six business lessons for contractors, Taking a more customer centric approach, Marketing, Winning better paid work and creating a more profitable business
68. Thomas Nagy Talks To Sparky Ninja
Friday, October 29th, 2021
Thomas Nagy talks to Sparky Ninja about his mission to improve the standards of training and offer free and invaluable tools for Electricians to learn from
67. Quickfire Q&A
Thursday, October 21st, 2021
Thomas Nagy answers your questions that have been sent into the show
66. Thomas Nagy & Paul Meenan Discuss Certification & Accreditation
Thursday, October 14th, 2021
Thomas Nagy is joined in-studio by Paul Meenan from The e5 Group. Paul has his say on short courses and talks through his recent experiences with NVQs
65. Five Lessons Thomas Nagy Has Learnt As A Business Owner
Thursday, October 7th, 2021
Thomas Nagy talks through five lessons he's learnt as a business owner and gives tips to entrepreneurs in the electrical sector
64. Thomas Nagy Talks With Pete Arrow
Thursday, September 30th, 2021
Pete Arrow from Arrow & Son Ltd joins Thomas Nagy to discuss a reported rise in earnings for electrical contractors, rising costs of cables & how to manage a large business
63. Thomas Nagy Is Joined By Ray From Stingray Alarm Systems
Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
Thomas is joined by Ray Taylor from Stingray Alarm Systems. Ray was tired of having thieves breaking into his van on his driveway so he created an alarm system that also gives would be thieves a 1000 volt shock. Ray discusses how you can affordably...
62. Thomas Nagy Talks To Alan Wilson From SELECT About Regulation
Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
Alan Wilson returns to talk to Thomas Nagy about regulation in the electrical sector and construction in general. What SELECT have lobbied for and why it's important to make changes now rather than later
61. Thomas Nagy Talks To Alan Wilson From SELECT About Retention Payments
Thursday, August 26th, 2021
Thomas Nagy has experienced first hand the inherent flaws and issues with retention payments in the UK. On this episode Thomas is joined by Alan Wilson, The MD of SELECT to get his views on retention payments and discuss how SELECT would like to...
60. Would You Employ Someone With A Criminal Record?
Thursday, August 12th, 2021
A listener asks Thomas Nagy whether he would hire someone with a criminal record, Thomas ponders the pros and cons as well as why depending on the crime, people deserve a second chance
59. Rogue Customers
Thursday, August 5th, 2021
Thomas Nagy ponders why rogue customers aren't held to the same standards as rogue tradespeople. How to avoid these customers before you quote for work, why time constraints set by your customer should be a red flag and more
58. The Lowdown On Electric Vans Coming Onto The Market
Friday, July 30th, 2021
Thomas Nagy takes a look at some of the different electric vans coming onto the market in the year ahead. Thomas discusses pros and cons for each and more
57. Van Break In Special
Friday, July 23rd, 2021
Thomas carries on the topic from last week about trade vans, this time covering van break ins and how they can be prevented
56. Recent Messages Into The Show & Electric Vans
Friday, July 16th, 2021
Thomas Nagy covers some recent messages into the show about last week's topic and gives his latest opinions on new electric vans on the market in 2021
55. Do Clients That Do This Deserve Everything They Get?
Friday, July 9th, 2021
Thomas Nagy talks about something from his past week that has really got on his nerves. Why are clients so cheap when it comes to this and whose pocket shout this come out of?
54. Work Disputes
Friday, July 2nd, 2021
Thomas Nagy talks all about in-house disagreements, the pressures of being the boss and how that can affect your relationship with your staff
53. The Problem With Short Courses...
Friday, June 25th, 2021
Thomas Nagy discusses the short comings of short courses as well as a little bit on electric scooters
52. Thomas Nagy's New Unit, Buying In Bulk & More
Friday, June 18th, 2021
Thomas Nagy on his new unit space & breaks down how to cover the costs, Buying in bulk & spreading the savings. Re-training in Electrical: more listeners get their questions answered.
51. Aesthetic vs. Safety
Friday, June 11th, 2021
Thomas Nagy reads through some listener response to his opinion that clients are much more likely to quibble over the pricing over safety repairs and maintenance than they would be over some cosmetic improvements or installations. Also how to give...
50. Is It Possible To Join The Electrical Industry Later In Life?
Friday, June 4th, 2021
Thomas Nagy receives an email from a listener that's re-trained in their 40s but are struggling to get any paid work and even unpaid work experience. Thomas ponders what some of the challenges are and how you might be able to overcome them and force...
49. Digital Home Security Basics
Thursday, May 27th, 2021
Thomas Nagy discusses digital home security installation. How to build up security in layers. How to spot less secure set ups. Can the public install systems effectively without a tradesperson?
48. Balancing Your Personal Life With Your Career
Friday, May 21st, 2021
Thomas Nagy discusses a recent message sent into the show and experience he had on-site that made him question how you balance your work life with your personal life and keep both on the right track. Thomas also touches briefly on the Electrical...
47. Hiring & Firing
Friday, May 14th, 2021
Thomas Nagy talks through the pressures and pitfalls of being the boss. Where do you draw the line between friend and boss. Where do you find new employees. Do you hire based on sub-contract or PAYE and what are the positives and negatives of hiring...
46. How Do You Go About Fault Finding In Properties?
Friday, May 7th, 2021
Thomas Nagy discusses fault finding in properties, the pitfalls of pricing, whether customers are more likely to argue a safety cost over an aesthetic cost and something unexpected in Thomas Nagy's fan...
45. Smart Lighting Systems
Friday, April 30th, 2021
Thomas Nagy ponders whether it's worth fitting premium smart lighting systems with cheaper tech options available
44. How Do You Fill These In?
Friday, April 23rd, 2021
Thomas Nagy talks EICR tickets - how do you fill these in? On-site or elsewhere? Also a bit on his presenting style and other quirks of life.