Highly commended for Karl


A NICEIC registered electrician from Wigan narrowly missed out on the top prize in a contest to find the nations’ best tradesperson.

 A NICEIC registered electrician from Wigan narrowly missed out on the top prize in a contest to find the UK's best tradesperson.

Karl Mather, owner of KDM Electrical, was awarded highly commended during this year’s Britain’s Top Tradesperson competition as organised by Screwfix.

He was one of eight tradespeople who made it through to the Grand Final at Wembley after more than 5,000 tradesfolk entered the highly competitive contest.

He said: “I’m over to moon to have been highly commended in this competition. I was able to showcase the variety of electrical challenges I’ve achieved for my customers, but also how important it is for me to support those in need. I met a great bunch of tradespeople at the final, who all really knew their stuff so I’m thrilled to have been given this award.”

Karl impressed the judges with his wealth of knowledge and willingness to go above and beyond for his customers. Over the years Karl has supported those in need and regularly does a lot of selfless activities for charities.

Screwfix’s Marketing Director, Graham Smith, added “Karl stood out with his ethos of going the extra mile and this was clearly shown through his high standard of work and going above and beyond to support individuals in need.”

Karl hit the headlines earlier this year when he paid for and fitted a new heating system for an elderly couple who could not afford to replace an old heater.

Emma Clancy, CEO of NICEC added: “It is not surprising that Karl was highly recommended. He is a credit to the industry and his dedication and genuine care for his customers really make him a stand out tradesperson. I am proud to have him as a NICEIC registrant.”

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