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20 July 2017

Or is it? The AKD news page has been very quiet for a number of months but that is not because nothing has been happening in the AKD world. In fact, quite the opposite!

In October AKD were, once again, highly commended at the Select Awards.

November saw AKD begin work on a Luxury Residential Apartment complex which was a finalist in the Scottish Home Awards this year.

In January the akd.crewe facebook page launched to much acclaim, and amusement.

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14 October 2016

AKD are currently recruiting for an electrician from our Glasgow office.

This is a permanent position for an Electrician with relevant experience to join our busy teams working both locally and nationally, providing friendly and professional installation and testing services to blue chip companies.

Required experience in electrical installation works witin commercial, retail and industrial premises with a good working knowledge of testing & inspection. Residential...

14 October 2016

AKD are currently recruiting for an electrician from our Edinburgh office.

This is a permanent position for an Electrician with relevant experience to join our busy teams working both locally and nationally, providing friendly and professional installation and testing services to blue chip companies.

Required experience in electrical installation works witin commercial, retail and industrial premises with a good working knowledge of testing & inspection. Residential...

27 September 2016

AKD are currently recruiting for an Electrician from our Crewe office.

This is a permanent position for an Electrician with relevant experience to join our busy team working both locally and nationally, providing friendly and professional installation and testing services to blue chip companies.

Required experience in electrical installation works within commercial, retail and industrial premises with a good working knowledge of testing and inspection. Residential experience...

8 October 2015

Could it be another magical night for AKD?

Having won the award for an unprecedented 3-in-a-row (well to be fair this award has only been going for 3 years!) AKD have been shortlisted yet again in the 2015 awards.

The awards will be held on Friday 9th October at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow, the same venue it has been held previously so the omens are good.

While it would be a tremendous honour to win it again it is testament to the hard work and commitment of our staff...

13 October 2014

AKD made it three out of three at the SELECT awards 2014 on Friday 10th October at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow.

Having previously won the "Promotion of Certification" award in 2012 and in 2013 AKD were delighted to be awarded the award again in 2014 to make it three straight wins in a row since the category was formed in 2012.

A subject close to our hearts AKD care passsionately about the need for proper testing and certification of all electrical installations.

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25 June 2014

The AKD 25th Anniversary Challenge took place on Friday 20th June 2014.

After enjoying the fine soup and sandwiches laid on by Prestonfield G.C. the golfing gladiators took to the course. An eclectic mixture of golfing abilities, some well kent faces mixing with new kids on the block at 1pm the battle commenced. 

As the sun eventually blazed through the last few clouds some of us wished we had worn shorts like Keith Groom and Nathan (Note: not shorts like theirs - but worn...

6 June 2014

The most directly significant event of 1989 for all of us here at AKD was the formation of the company by entrepreneur Keith Miller however there were a number of events which took place this year which shaped the world in which we live today.
 

(Time Magazine)...

30 May 2014

Press Release: Top Safety Accreditation for electrical contractors AKD

AKD has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.

AKD is principally involved in the commercial and industrial sector, specialising in fit-out or refurbishment...

14 March 2014

In 1989 Land Rover launched the first "Discovery", Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented "The Internet" and on our very own Keith Miller took his first steps as an entrepenuer by forming AKD.

Keith has seen a few changes since then not least to our core services but perhaps the most pleasing aspect of the last...

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