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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.

Community Testing Programme for asymptomatic employees

Community Testing Programme for asymptomatic employees

22 Jan 2021

Many businesses are now able to access the Community Testing Programme (CTP), basic details of which can be found here.

Report: UK skills-base ill-equipped for Net Zero

Report: UK skills-base ill-equipped for Net Zero

21 Jan 2021

Almost half (48 per cent) of electrotechnical and engineering services employers have said there is ‘insufficient training’ available to enable electricians and other installers to deliver the technologies necessary to achieve Net Zero Carbon

New engineering services alliance

New engineering services alliance

20 Jan 2021

ECA will soon be joining a major new alliance of eight engineering services bodies.

Tackling the ‘silent pandemic’ threatening construction

Tackling the ‘silent pandemic’ threatening construction

20 Jan 2021

Amid rising rates of suicide and mental health issues1 during the COVID-19 pandemic, many large construction firms have stepped up to boost mental health support for their employees.

Toughened prompt payment target

Toughened prompt payment target

19 Jan 2021

The Prompt Payment Code (PPC) has been toughened up, with signatories now required to pay small firms within 30 days.

ECA joins Building a Safer Future Charter

ECA joins Building a Safer Future Charter

18 Jan 2021

ECA has become a signatory of the Building a Safer Future Charter, created by a group of ‘Early Adopters’ comprising local authorities, contractors, housing associations and property developers, with the support of MHCLG.

CLC writes to construction industry

CLC writes to construction industry

15 Jan 2021

Andy Mitchell, Co-Chair of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has written an open letter to the construction industry calling on firms to review their COVID-secure working arrangements to make sure they continue to work as safely as possible.

Smart Home Expo 2021

Smart Home Expo 2021

09 Mar 2021

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.

ELEX - Sandown

ELEX - Sandown

25 Mar 2021

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.

The Fire Safety & Security Event

The Fire Safety & Security Event

27 Apr 2021

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 4/Q4!

ELEX - Harrogate

ELEX - Harrogate

29 Apr 2021

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 2021 - Newport

ASCP Safety & Compliance Conference 2021 - Newport

19 May 2021

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

ELEX - Manchester

ELEX - Manchester

04 Nov 2021

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.

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