Increasingly long lead times for many products has prompted SELECT and ECA to issue a joint alert to members, warning them about extended delays and urging them to plan ahead and order early. The advice by the electrical trade associations comes hot on the heels of a recent warning by BEAMA that dem
Construction trade associations SELECT and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) have held talks to discuss common key strategies and priorities and how they plan to continue their close collaboration to help build a brighter future for the UK’s post-COVID electrotechni
Engineering services bodies BESA and ECA have released a joint sector guide on work-related travel and updated their guides on working in close proximity and in areas of increased risk of transfer of COVID-19, such as healthcare settings. The three sector guides are based on the latest government &l
Leading engineering services sector bodies BESA and ECA have jointly developed two new guides to help contractors to manage coronavirus-related issues on site. The new guides will be freely available to the wider industry during the current emergency. They provide sector-relevant guidance for engine
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) are spearheading work to produce site safety guidance for the mechanical and electrical (M&E) sector and is calling for industry feedback.
Initial responses to a major new engineering services survey have revealed that more than nine in ten businesses (93%) say they are ‘concerned or very concerned’ about the impact of coronavirus on their business over the next six months.
A new survey commissioned by engineering services bodies BESA and ECA has found that almost four in 10 small and medium-sized businesses (37%) across all industry sectors are encountering mental health issues among staff due to unfair payment practices.
Nearly half of small business owners and managing directors had to stop their own pay due to the impact of unfair payment practices by their buyers, according to new survey findings from engineering services trade bodies ECA and BESA.
Fifteen UK construction bodies have written to the UK Government to share serious concerns regarding the implementation of reverse VAT charges and have called for a delay in implementing the new rules.
Electrical engineer and business leader Mike Smith has joined engineering services body Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) as director of technical. Mr Smith previously held a variety of commercial roles at SES Engineering Services over the past 25 years and was most recently the firm’s