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Covid-19: company update

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic Rapid Electronics has been operating in accordance with its business continuity plan. As for all organisations it has been an exceptionally challenging period, but ...read the full story

Rapid is Highly Commended in Electronics Industry Awards

Rapid were delighted to be one of the companies 'Highly Commended' in the recent Electronics Industry Awards. We received recognition in the 'Academic Support' category. This means a great deal to u...read the full story

Brexit: Rapid statement

The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement the UK is currently in a transitional period, and will remain within the EU Single Market a...read the full story

Rapid becomes approved supplier in Arts & Crafts framework

Rapid is delighted to have recently become an approved supplier within the NEUPC (North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium) Arts & Crafts Materials Framework. This means that the company now h...read the full story

Covid-19 update: How we are responding

It is now over five months since Rapid Electronics rolled out its business continuity plan in response to the restrictions announced by the UK government to delay the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-...read the full story

It's work, almost as we knew it

As remote workers up and down the country tried to keep cool at their home desks during the recent heatwave, many would have pined for the air conditioned spaces of their actual offices. Remember thos...read the full story

What type of face mask should you wear?

As of July 24th wearing face coverings in shops and supermarkets in England is to be made mandatory to fight the spread of Coronavirus. But what kind should you wear? When choosing what kind of face...read the full story

Wearing facemasks whilst out shopping to be made compulsory

From Friday 24th July wearing face coverings in shops and supermarkets in the UK is to be made mandatory to fight the spread of Coronavirus reports the BBC. Police will be given the power to enforce t...read the full story

Rapid become associate members of CLEAPSS

Rapid is delighted to announce that it has recently become an associate member of CLEAPSS, an organisation that supports the teaching of Science, Design & Technology and Art in secondary schools with ...read the full story

What will the post-lockdown office look like?

July 4th looks set to be independence day for many people in England, as pubs, restaurants, cafés, museums, hairdressers and cinemas reopen with reduced 1 metre social distancing guidelines. But what...read the full story

What type of face mask should I wear?

As the UK begins to move out of its lockdown phase of the coronavirus outbreak, it is very likely that the wearing of face masks will become more widespread, if not mandatory in certain environments. ...read the full story

Printing PPE for the frontline

When the coronavirus outbreak forced schools to close on March 20th, it was a desperately sad day; an acknowledgement that normal life was being put on hold for an indefinite period of time. But t...read the full story

Coronavirus: Rapid statement

The outbreak and spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) poses a major threat to public health, but it also has the potential to disrupt the world economy. China is critical to the global supply chain, parti...read the full story

Helping where we can in the fight against Covid-19

As the world comes to terms with the coronavirus crisis, different parts of the economy are adapting and collaborating in ways that would have been unthinkable even weeks ago. Hotels are offering thei...read the full story

How to work from home and stay connected

Footballers are doing it, DJs are doing it, even MPs are now doing it. Anyone who is able to is working from home during the coronavirus emergency. If you’ve never done it before, and you’re finding...read the full story

Coronavirus: Rapid statement

The outbreak and spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) poses a major threat to public health, but it also has the potential to disrupt the world economy. China is critical to the global supply chain, parti...read the full story

What Does BS7671 Amendment 1 mean for Electricians & EV Charging Point manufacturers?

By Martyn Berry, Independent Consultant - Solar PV, Storage & EV Charging Over the last three years I’ve worked with many charging point manufacturers and installers to help improve installation ...read the full story

Rapid achieve ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 standards

Rapid has announced that it has achieved two major international certification standards: ISO 45001 and ISO 14001, certified by the global certification body BM Trada. These two new accreditation...read the full story

Visit Replenishh at Elexshow this month!

Replenishh is delighted to be exhibiting at Elexshow, the trade show for electrical contractors, on January 29-30. The show takes place at Alexandra Palace in London and is the first time that Repleni...read the full story

Rapid achieve Customer Service Excellence Standard

Rapid is very proud to have been awarded the Customer Service Excellence Standard, a Quality mark which recognises organisations that focuses on the individual needs and preferences of its customers. ...read the full story

Double framework delight for Rapid

Rapid is delighted to have recently become an approved supplier within the Inter Regional Laboratory Agreement (IRLA) for Chemicals and Consumable agreement. The company won the Glass Consumables ...read the full story