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ECA is the national voice of electrotechnical and engineering services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The engineering services sector incorporates some 40 per cent of construction output.

ECA’s near 3,000 members range from SME electrical firms to nationwide engineering contractors and building services firms that employ thousands of professionals on major UK projects. They have combined turnover of over £6 billion annually.

Just three months to go before EAS 2020…

Just three months to go before EAS 2020…

03 Jun 2020

The January 2020 edition of the industry Electrotechnical Assessment Specification (EAS 2020) comes into effect on 1 September 2020.

Engineering services bodies issue site safety guides

Engineering services bodies issue site safety guides

02 Jun 2020

ECA and BESA 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.

ECA experts comment on industry recovery plan

ECA experts comment on industry recovery plan

02 Jun 2020

Following the publication of the CLC ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ on 1 June, ECA’s professional team have commented on the key features.

New recovery plan aims to ‘reinvent’ construction industry

New recovery plan aims to ‘reinvent’ construction industry

01 Jun 2020

ECA involved in development of ambitious, holistic plan

Construction industry calls for reverse VAT delay

Construction industry calls for reverse VAT delay

01 Jun 2020

Leading organisations in the UK construction industry, including ECA, have signed an open letter calling on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to delay the new rules on reverse charge VAT until October 2021 at the earliest.

Extension to self-employed support scheme

Extension to self-employed support scheme

01 Jun 2020

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will be extended - with those eligible able to claim a second and final grant capped at £6,570.

Survey: Businesses look to ‘hold on’ through coronavirus storm

Survey: Businesses look to ‘hold on’ through coronavirus storm

28 May 2020

A new engineering services sector survey shows that three-quarters of businesses (73 per cent) expect their turnover to fall in the second quarter of 2020, compared to the first quarter.

Coronavirus Impact: Managing Commercial and Contractual Challenges

04 Jun 2020

ECA's Director of Legal and Business Rob Driscoll will be joined at this webinar by guests Ruth Wilkinson of Clarks Legal, and Ann Bentley of Rider Levett Bucknall.

Solar & Storage Live 2020

Solar & Storage Live 2020

15 Sep 2020

UK’s largest renewables expo, Solar & Storage Live – taking place 15th - 17th September 2020

The Fire Safety & Security Event

The Fire Safety & Security Event

22 Sep 2020

The Fire Safety Event is an independent event dedicated to supporting the UK’s fire and safety industry. The event, forms one part of a FOUR part event alongside: The Security Event, The Health & Safety Event and The Facilities Event. FSA will be at the event. Come and visit us at stand L32!

ECA East Midlands - Emergency First Aid at Work

23 Sep 2020

The content covers the basic essentials required to provide emergency care to a patient.

EV Infrastructure Summit 2020

EV Infrastructure Summit 2020

07 Oct 2020

The EV Infrastructure Summit provides a platform on which senior representatives from the key sectors involved discuss the national 2050 zero-emission targets. DATE CHANGED TO 7-8 OCTOBER 2020

ELEX - Harrogate

ELEX - Harrogate

15 Oct 2020

Offering a range of exciting benefits and offers for the electrotechnical industry, Elex is taking place at six venues across the country, featuring the latest products, demonstrations and seminars.

ASCP Safety & Compliance Conference 2020 - Newport

ASCP Safety & Compliance Conference 2020 - Newport

04 Nov 2020

ECA team will be at the event with a stand to answer any questions about ECA.

ELEX - Sandown

ELEX - Sandown

05 Nov 2020

Offering a range of exciting benefits and offers for the electrotechnical industry, Elex is taking place at six venues across the country, featuring the latest products, demonstrations and seminars.

Smart Home Expo

Smart Home Expo

09 Nov 2020

The Smart Home Expo is the UK’s ultimate event for the smart technologies revolutionising the way we live, on the 9 & 10th November 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham. ECA are once again partnering and exhibiting at the event.

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