Nationwide Hard Wire Testing service, with an unbeatable Price Guarantee

Do you know how often your business’ hard wire systems need inspecting? Do you have an up-to-date EICR certificate? If you just answered no and no, contact us today to make sure your business is compliant.

  • Free advice on how often your commercial property requires our Hard Wire Testing services
  • Nationwide Hard Wire Testing service – no call out or travel charges
  • All engineers are NICEIC accredited to provide EICR certificates
  • We’re an ISO 9001 certified company, trusted by 1,000s of businesses
  • Price Guarantee for the best like-for-like quote

Call 0800 055 6559 for more information or to request a free, no-obligation quote for your Hard Wire Testing needs.


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The benefits of Fixed Wire Testing with us

Nationwide testing service

Local engineers

Wherever you are in the UK, we’ve got Hard Wire Testing engineers local to you. No call out charges or hidden costs, just great value.

Quality Assurance

Quality assurance standards

Our quality control managers ensure the highest standards are consistently met. For complete peace of mind, we also provide a full after-sales service.

Free Reminder Service

Free reminder service

We offer a free reminder service so that you don’t need to worry about your Hard Wire Testing schedule – our reminder service will do it for you.

Call 0800 055 6559 for a no-obligation quote or request a quote online.

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Price Promise

Our Price Promise means if you find the same like-for-like service at a better price, then we’ll match it.

Does my business’ premises need Hard Wire Testing?

You have a legal obligation to comply with the Electricity at Work Act 1989, and the best way to conform with these regulations is to carry out an electrical installation condition report (EICR) as per BS 7671 Guidance Note 3. Increasingly, insurers are insisting that hard wire electrical testing, also known as fixed wire testing, is carried out on a regular basis, and without an up-to-date EICR certificate, your insurance could be invalid.

This could mean that if an avoidable accident did occur, as the business owner, you could be held liable for failing to comply with regulations.

If you’re unsure of your business’ legal requirements when it comes to Fixed Wire Testing, contact us today for free advice to ensure your business is safe and compliant.

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A guide to Hard Wire Testing frequency

How often do my hard wires need testing?

The frequency in which your fixed wire electricals need inspecting will depend on a number of factors, such as the type of installation, its use and frequency of maintenance.

If you’re unsure of how this applies to you, simply get in touch with our customer service team and they’ll advise you on the required frequency for your commercial property. We also provide a free reminder service ahead of your next inspection date, to ensure your inspections never slip behind.

To book an appointment or for free advice on your business’ safety requirements, call our service team on:

0800 055 6559

(Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)

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Set up your free Fixed Wire Testing reminder service

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Hard Wire Testing reminder service

It takes just one minute to fill in our simple form. Then, we’ll send you a free reminder when your Fixed Wire Testing is due, so you can ensure your business is always compliant without lifting a finger.

A guide to Hard Wire Testing

Hard Wire Testing can prevent avoidable problems with your wiring, reduce any electrical risk and ensure your business is safe and fully compliant with relevant Health & Safety regulations. Once you’ve had all your Fixed Wire Testing inspected by us, we’ll issue you with an Electrical Inspection Condition Report (EICR) for your records – your insurance provider may want to see this too.

What is Fixed Wire Testing?

Fixed Wire Testing, also known as Periodic Testing or Inspection and Fixed Electrical Testing, is the process of checking the safety of electrical systems or installations in a building, to make sure they are safe for you, your staff, your customers and your visitors.

What do the observation codes mean in the Hard Wire Test report?

Observation codes are items you will see on your EICR Hard Wire Testing report, and they determine the actions that should be taken going forward. Here’s a brief overview of what each means:

  • C1 – ‘Immediate action’ is required due to a dangerous fault
  • C2 – Fault could be ‘potentially dangerous’ if left in its current state
  • C3 – ‘Improvement recommended’
  • F1 – ‘Further investigation required without delay’

During and after your inspection, we can advise on what your reported observation codes mean in more detail, and our experienced electricians can also provide support to investigate and fix any faults detailed in your report.

How we minimise operational disruption

To reduce disruption to your employees and customers, where possible, we’d recommend Fixed Wire Testing is completed outside of your business’ normal operating hours.

We provide an out-of-hours service at no extra cost from 5pm Monday to Friday and all day during Saturday, giving you the option and flexibility to choose whatever works best for you.

I’m in a serviced office – is it my responsibility?

To ensure you’re meeting all your legal obligations as an employer, if you are in a serviced office, it’s worth checking with your landlord to see if your office has had the appropriate level of Fixed Wire Testing.

What are the legal requirements for Hard Wire Testing?

There are a number of Acts and Regulations that set out formal, legal requirements that must be adhered to, to ensure safety in the workplace. These include:

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 | View
  • The Management of Health and Safety Work Regulations 1999 | View
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 | View
  • The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 | View
  • BS 7671: 2008 Amendment 3* | View

*New regulations (BS 7671:2018) will come into effect in January 2019.