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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 Bosch Professional Power Tools.

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Episodes

  • Thomas Nagy Looks At What Business Is Like At The Halfway Point Of 2024

    Thursday, 13 June 2024

    18 minutes

    Thomas Nagy is joined by show regulars, Danny Webb and Pete Arrow so that he can find out how their quality of work, demand and how business is going generally in 2024. Thomas also reads out some messages on what the most common struggles are for...

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  • Thomas Nagy Looks At Employment In The Trade

    Thursday, 6 June 2024

    18 minutes

    Ian Bedingfield and Jack Street join Thomas Nagy as he explores how employed sparkies are faring in 2024. A lot tradespeople prize the freedom of being their own boss, but a steady income, holiday pay, and a fuel card are all strong reasons to sign on...

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  • The Truth About Thomas Nagy & Paul Meenan's Working Relationship...

    Thursday, 30 May 2024

    23 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan discuss their working relationship and give you plenty of insight and advice on how to foester and build the client and sub-contractor relationship

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  • Reacting To Amendment 3 of BS 7671

    Thursday, 23 May 2024

    27 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan react to amendment 3 of BS 7671. Sparky Ninja, David Watts from e5 joins the show and gives his thoughts as well 

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  • What Is The Race To The Bottom?

    Thursday, 16 May 2024

    23 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan discuss the race to the bottom in the trade and how often you can find yourself engaged in a race to the bottom when trying to win work from potential clients 

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  • Support For The Trade Coming From Select In Scotland

    Thursday, 9 May 2024

    23 minutes

    Paul Meenan and Thomas Nagy continue looking at how the trade are supported and protected by trade associations and accreditations. This episode, Alan Wilson MD from Select in Scotland talks about making Electrician a protected title and whether we...

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  • Are You Being Supported In The Way You Would Like?

    Thursday, 2 May 2024

    26 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan take a look at the role trade associations and accreditation bodies have in the trade and whether members feel they're properly supported. Paul and Thomas talk to Danny Webb AKA Sparky Milan about why he's chosen to avoid...

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  • The Positives & Pitfalls of YouTube In The Trade

    Thursday, 25 April 2024

    33 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan draw from their own experiences on YouTube to discuss what role it plays in the electrical industry, the positives, the negatives, everything in between. There's also an exclusive from Thomas on his YouTube and some advice...

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  • Thomas Nagy Has A Rant!

    Thursday, 18 April 2024

    17 minutes

    Thomas Nagy talks about electric vehicles, mental health, upskilling and dating (yes, really!)

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  • Accidents & Injuries

    Thursday, 11 April 2024

    25 minutes

    Thomas Nagy is joined by two guests to discuss the dangers faced by electricians while working. Peter Bennett from The Ladder Association shares some evidence and advice with regards to the dangers of working from height. Electrical contractor, Tom...

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  • Disillusionment & Burnout Culture In The Trade

    Thursday, 4 April 2024

    20 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan take a look at how burnout culture might be causing some members of the trade to feel disillusioned with the nature of the work and also ask Adrian Davey to share his story of disillusionment as well 

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  • Working With Plasterers...

    Thursday, 28 March 2024

    22 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan invite Chris Frediani, the UK's most famous spread, to discuss the damaged relationship between Electricians and Plasterers. Chris talks about where it all started, his experiences and perspective as a spread on the issue,...

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  • So You Want To Be An Electrician?

    Thursday, 21 March 2024

    21 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan talk to Gary Alder, who has written the book 'So You Want To Be An Electrician?' They ask Gary about his career in the trade, his thoughts on the state of the industry in 2024, who the book is for and why he's decided to...

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  • Thinking About The Job After It's Done

    Thursday, 14 March 2024

    19 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan talk about doing work the right way and why it's important to think about the work you've completed in the following weeks and months. Paul and Thomas talk about the difference between a lash up and properly conducted work....

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  • Why Contractors Feel Disillusioned

    Thursday, 7 March 2024

    27 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan talk to two contractors about what causes them to feel disillusioned with the trade and their position within it

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  • Paul Meenan's Time In The Trade Explored

    Thursday, 29 February 2024

    26 minutes

    John Isherwood is in for Thomas Nagy and walks Paul Meenan through his professional life in a bit of an Electrical version of 'This is Your Life'

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  • Why Are Apprentices Struggling To Find Placements?

    Thursday, 22 February 2024

    23 minutes

    John Isherwood is in for Thomas Nagy, with Paul Meenan and they look at why potential apprentices are struggling to find placements and why some contractors struggle once they bring apprentices into the business

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  • How This Trade Will Test You...

    Thursday, 15 February 2024

    31 minutes

    We've heard from listeners that as they get further into their journey as an Electrical contractor, they find themselves losing their passion for the industry and the job. Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan discuss how this trade will test every fiber of...

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  • Snagging

    Thursday, 8 February 2024

    28 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan are joined by popular social media snagged John Cooper of New Home Quality Control to talk about snagging electrical work and the shocking state of new build homes. John talks about why het got into snagging, what he's...

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  • Tool Theft

    Thursday, 1 February 2024

    21 minutes

    John Isherwood is in for Thomas Nagy one more time and joined by Paul Meenan to take a look at tool theft, van theft, van break-ins, units being targetting by thieves and discuss what can be done about it. Tony York, an Electrical contractor talks...

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  • Heath & Fitness Re-Visited with John Isherwood & Paul Meenan

    Thursday, 25 January 2024

    19 minutes

    Thomas Nagy is off for two weeks, but the show must go on and joining Paul Meenan on hosting duties is Fix Radio regular John Isherwood to take another look at health & fitness. It's January and therefore a time where many people attempt to get...

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  • Everything You Need To Be Conscious Of In The Year Ahead...

    Thursday, 18 January 2024

    25 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan pick out some of the key changes coming to the regs this year in the UK that you should know about and other things that might affect electrical contractors in 2024

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  • Paul Meenan Goes To An EV Show...

    Thursday, 11 January 2024

    20 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan are back after Christmas and start the year with a look at EV and what 2024 might hold for EV and those in the trade that work within this specialism. Paul talks about a show he went to in London at the end of 2023, where...

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  • Specialising In Commercial Hotel Work

    Thursday, 21 December 2023

    24 minutes

    Charlie and Lewis return to discuss their specialism which is taking on commercial contracts at hotels across the UK. They explain what this work is like, How they find it, What kind of business set up you need to take the work on, the challenges,...

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  • How Can You Create Partnerships In The Trade?

    Thursday, 14 December 2023

    21 minutes

    Thomas Nagy is joined by Charlie and Lewis from Quadrant to discuss their experiences setting up and running a business together as commercial contractors

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  • Is It Okay To...

    Thursday, 7 December 2023

    20 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan discuss certain ways to behave, business practices, ways to learn and ask 'whether it's okay to...' act in these ways

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  • Thomas & Paul Talk Money, Travel & Insurance

    Thursday, 30 November 2023

    25 minutes

    They're not going on holiday, they're discussing all the insurance you need to have, should have and whether some in the trade are winging it when it comes to insurance. Thomas and Paul also talk about traveling for work and the pros and cons of doing...

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  • A Thomas Nagy Q&A Session

    Thursday, 23 November 2023

    21 minutes

    Thomas Nagy goes through the Fix Radio Electrical Show mailbag and answers questions about his own professional development, YouTube, Specialisms, The meaning of life and more

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  • Thomas Nagy discusses the challenge of staying fit and healthy while on the tools

    Thursday, 16 November 2023

    18 minutes

    Thomas Nagy is joined by two electricians so that he can ask them about their approach to diet and exercise as busy tradespeople with not much time to prep and workout

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  • The Journey From Apprentice To Master

    Thursday, 9 November 2023

    30 minutes

    Thomas Nagy and Paul Meenan track the journey from apprentice to qualified electrician. The pair discuss what success might look like and reminisce about their own experiences

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