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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41. EICR Test Deadline Day
Thursday, April 1st, 2021
How long until something goes wrong and who will be held accountable when it does? Should estate agents take the bulk of the blame for EICR test backlogs as well as landlords? Are the tests being completed properly and are forms being forged in a race...
40. Customers Who Want Cost Breakdowns...
Friday, March 26th, 2021
Thomas Nagy discusses how to handle customers that want an itemised breakdown of costs on a quote, why you should never agree and some experiences he's had himself with this problem.
39. First Aid Courses, EICR Tests & More
Friday, March 19th, 2021
Thomas Nagy discusses a range of topics relating to his past week, The latest on the electrical van & more.
38. Have You Had To Deal With Customers Like This?
Friday, March 12th, 2021
Thomas Nagy rants about some would-be customers that really get under his skin and how to handle it. Also, an update on Thomas Nagy's new electric van - one week on.
37. The Lowdown On Electric Vehicles
Friday, March 5th, 2021
Thomas Nagy has added an electric vehicle to his fleet and has a lot to say about it!
36. Callout Fees & Electric Vans
Friday, February 26th, 2021
Thomas Nagy discusses callout fees, what to do when a customer isn't home or prepared for your arrival and electric vans.
35. Why It's Worth Branching Out As A Spark & How Much Should You Pay Staff?
Friday, February 19th, 2021
Thomas Nagy gives you some advice on how certain courses can help expand your business. Also, what you should pay your employees, how NOT to cut your hair during lockdown and cheese sandwiches.
34. National Apprenticeship Week & Another Quickfire Q&A
Friday, February 12th, 2021
Thomas continues the discussion around employment from last week with some tips on how to use indeed to find your next fantastic employee. Thomas also answers some of your questions sent in about a variety of topics.
33. How YOU Can Earn £35K a Year....
Friday, February 5th, 2021
Thomas Nagy is desperate to hire someone to join his business... So why can't he find anyone? Is there a shortage of capable and reliable people in the electrical sector and construction in general and what can be done about this.
32. How Do You Manage The Spiralling Costs Of A Business?
Friday, January 29th, 2021
Tomas Nagy rants about the insane costs and loops to jump through as a business owner which include, first aid training courses, fleet & specialist machinery insurance, Commercial phone contracts & more!
31. What Are Some Of The Positives Of Being A YouTuber & How Much Effort Is It?
Friday, January 22nd, 2021
Thomas Nagy follows up with more about social media after a huge response from the listeners last week. Thomas touches on some of the positives of social media and YouTube this time around. He also explains how much work goes into it, The process...
30. How Worthwhile Is Building Your Social Media Profile?
Friday, January 15th, 2021
Thomas Nagy gives you a social media 101 crash course in what to do, how to do it right and what to avoid when it comes to managing your social media related to your business online. Also, how to grow and build on platforms like YouTube and Instagram.
29. One Of The Biggest Challenges For Electrical Engineers Nowadays?
Friday, January 8th, 2021
Thomas Nagy is back to discuss EICR faux pas, how much harder it's become to complete EICR Tests now so many more people are working at home and some of the run ins with tenants.
28. Have You Come Across This Issue?
Friday, December 11th, 2020
Thomas keeps getting called out to different jobs with a similar root cause. He has his opinion on it and would love to hear yours too.
27. Is It Worth Working In The Domestic Sector Anymore?
Friday, November 27th, 2020
Thomas Nagy on whether he thinks it's still worth working in the domestic sector or not and how to price jobs accordingly if you do.
26. Paul Meenan - E5 Group - Wages In The Electrical Sector
Friday, November 20th, 2020
Paul Meenan from the E5 Group joins Thomas Nagy to discuss wages in the electrical sector.
25. What's The Best route To Take As An Apprentice?
Friday, November 13th, 2020
Thomas answers your questions on how to kick on as an apprentice, how to pack your toolkit smarter for each job and a little bit on how to price jobs accordingly.
24. Ian from LINIAN
Friday, November 6th, 2020
Thomas is joined by Ian Arbuckle from Linian. Ian's father invented the original Linian Fire Clip and from there, Ian alongside his sister Lynne have grown the business with a range of top quality products.
23. How Should You Manage Your Business In The Current Economic Climate?
Friday, October 30th, 2020
Thomas Nagy talks business development towards the end of a turbulent year with uncertain months ahead. Should you spend now or later? Should you use your money or borrow? How secure is your electrical or trade based business? Thomas Nagy gives his...
22. Everything You Need To Know About LED Strips & Lighting
Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Thomas Nagy gives you the lowdown on LED strips and lighting. Everything you need to know, some tips and tricks when dealing with LED strips/lighting, some handy products Tom has found online that are worth trying out and all of your messages into the...
21. Leaner Times Coming In The Winter Months?
Friday, October 16th, 2020
Thomas Nagy speculates on what the coming months could look like for the industry, talks fuse boards and reforms to the regs that he would like to see happen.
20. A Left Turn Down Controversial Road
Monday, October 12th, 2020
Thomas has his say about a bit of recent news in trade. He gives his opinion, asks some questions and follows up on messages from last week's topic discussing clients who pay peanuts but expect a premium job.
19 How do you manage clients who expect a premium job for peanuts?
Friday, October 2nd, 2020
Thomas Nagy takes you his experiences dealing with clients that expect more than they're paying for, how to manage their expectations and shares some of his own stories.
18. Rapid Fire Q&A - Everything You Want To Know!
Thursday, September 24th, 2020
Thomas takes you through all of the messages from listeners and gives some funny, insightful, surprising and revealing answers!
17. Electrical vs. Fire Alarm Installation & Non-Payers
Friday, September 18th, 2020
Thomas discusses the pros and cons of taking the electrical route vs. fire alarm installation and also tells a funny story about a recent non paying customer and how to avoid ending up in the same mess.
16. Are fast courses a sham?
Friday, September 11th, 2020
This week Thomas discusses Domestic, Installer and fast courses and whether they bring new talent or are just a sham.
15. How much it costs to run my business..
Friday, September 4th, 2020
This week Thomas talks us through how much it really is to run a business like his.
14. i'm getting a second van
Thursday, August 27th, 2020
This week, after getting a new employee, Thomas goes on the hunt for the perfect van that can help him broaden out his business commercially!
13. Could this app change how electricians do their bookings? / the new person joining my team!
Friday, August 21st, 2020
This week Thomas lets us in on a new app he is involved with that can help sparks with their time management and bookings as well as telling us about a new member who is joining his team!.
12. The worst thing i've found on a job....
Thursday, August 13th, 2020
This week on The Electrical Show podcast, Thomas talks us through some of the worst things he's seen in his career as an electrician.
The Bald Builders
33. Jockeys, turmeric, lottery wins and vomit.
Brad gets a rude awakening from his youngest and Sam is lost for words in this weeks mouthful challenge. Is there a job that Matt hasn't done or a day that goes past that he doesn't mention that he has been to Australia? The answer is probably no...
The Clive Holland Show
33. The Pubs are back! Shane Ritche, Ian Stone and darts legend Bobby George join Clive.
This week was yet another packed week on The Clive Holland Show– and you can catch the full show Monday to Thursday 2-4 on Fix Radio. Clive has been busy this week as the pubs re opened on Monday – and Clive re opened the Finger Inn, with the...
The Plastering Show
28. What Is It REALLY Like To Plaster On DIY SOS?
Chris Frediani is joined by a Plasterer that's been fixing up the homes of domestic abuse survivors for free. Find out what it's really like to plaster on DIY SOS & A former British & Commonwealth Judo Champion, Personal Trainer and Functional...