Business owners under extreme pressure due to late payment
Nine out of 10 business owners suffer a range of mental health issues due to business pressures
Risk of major fire tragedy remains
ECA has highlighted the continued fire risk to residents from the use of under-qualified workers in its response to the Competence Steering Group’s ‘Raising the Bar’ consultation.
Offsite manufacturing offers range of benefits, survey finds
ECA, CIBSE and SELECT survey shows advantages of offsite construction
Wind power now cheaper than gas
Industry stars win 2019 Power Players
Two outstanding individuals in the electrotechnical and engineering services industry have won this year’s Power Players initiative.
Government increases funding for EV charge points
Government announces sprinkler and cladding reforms
Late payment bill set for The Lords
High net worth, low carbon footprint
A first for the industry in Europe
After the EU: highlighting some key changes for our industry
Sheena Sood, Partner at Beale & Co Solicitors, international construction and insurance law specialists, summarises some of the key changes affecting construction and wider engineering services following the UK’s transition away from EU Rules on January 1 2021.
Wired differently: neurodiversity in engineering
The following articles outline what it means to be neurodiverse in engineering services, and how to nurture exceptional talent which may otherwise be overlooked.
Apprentices benefit from lockdown distance learning
ECAtoday reports on the latest updates about the FESS apprenticeship standard, and how learners have adapted during the lockdowns…
Ending on a High
In the final full month of the calendar year, the UK construction industry has once again maintained its momentum to close out 2019 on a positive note to provide some optimism for the New Year ahead. Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards looks at the facts.
Interview: 10 minutes with Sean Smyth
ECAtoday spoke with Sean Smyth, Chair at EJ Parker Technical Services and a member of the ECA Board of Directors
A Smart Career Move?
Get into EV! Interview with Darren Crannis
Interview with Darren Crannis, Founder and Managing Director of CTS Electrical
Six reasons to hire apprentices
The electrotechnical and wider engineering services industry is facing a skills shortage.
Prompt Payment Code: the story behind the headlines
ECA’s Commercial Director, Rob Driscoll tells us the history of new legislation and gives us a sneak preview of what else is on the horizon.
Behind the headlines: Net Zero Carbon
Luke Osborne, ECA’s Energy and Emerging Technologies Solutions Advisor, tells us how the green revolution will affect our homes and buildings, and his passion for renewable energy.
ECA North East Region supports industry charity
As lockdown restrictions begin to lift, the hope of a return to normal is a much-needed tonic. But a year of restrictions to our everyday lives has affected the way we all live and work.
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