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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.

Survey: Business owners depressed and suicidal due to late payment

Survey: Business owners depressed and suicidal due to late payment

12 Nov 2019

Industry-wide survey shows impact of late and unfair payment on mental health in construction

Risk of major fire tragedy remains, claims leading trade body

Risk of major fire tragedy remains, claims leading trade body

31 Oct 2019

ECA highlights continued fire risk due to under-qualified workers in its response to ‘Raising the Bar’ consultation

Changes to JIB wages, lodging allowance and holiday entitlement

Changes to JIB wages, lodging allowance and holiday entitlement

30 Oct 2019

Increases will come into effect from Monday 6th January 2020

Please complete the Construction Licensing Task Force Survey

Please complete the Construction Licensing Task Force Survey

24 Oct 2019

Construction Licensing Task Force launches survey examining licensing in construction

AIE releases first Europe-wide Electrotechnical sector report

AIE releases first Europe-wide Electrotechnical sector report

21 Oct 2019

AIE, the European electrical contractors' association, of which ECA is an active member, has released a report providing an overview of the electrotechnical sector in Europe.

Have your say on the Wiring Regulations 

Have your say on the Wiring Regulations 

16 Oct 2019

An update has been proposed to the Wiring Regulations (BS7671) in respect to electric vehicle charging installations. 

New report on key comparative industry indicators

New report on key comparative industry indicators

11 Oct 2019

ECA has been working with leading UK construction assessment body Achilles to produce concise, aggregated prequalification assessment information relating to over 40 of the largest ECA Member companies assessed by Achilles Building Confidence

Leading apprentice wins 2019 ECA Edmundson Award

Leading apprentice wins 2019 ECA Edmundson Award

25 Sep 2019

Dillon Jones of Derry Building Services wins prestigious industry prize

ECA joins forces with Builders' Conference

ECA joins forces with Builders' Conference

18 Sep 2019

ECA is now a proud affiliate to leading construction industry sales leads, data and analysis provider Builders’ Conference.

ECA East Midlands - IPAF Operator/Demonstrator (3a/3b)

24 Feb 2020

Operator - A mix of theory and practical training, this course is designed to enable operators to manoeuvre, drive and position the machine safely and proficiently.

ECA East Midlands - Emergency Lighting Fundamentals Training Course

27 Feb 2020

Provides the basic required knowledge to design an Emergency Lighting System to BS5266/EN1838.

ECA East Midlands - First Aid at Work

11 Mar 2020

This course is broken down into a number of subjects, all designed to give valuable insight into first aid, and equipping each delegate the skills and confidence they need to be a nominated first aider in their workplace.

Smart Home Expo

Smart Home Expo

17 Mar 2020

The Smart Home Expo is the UK’s ultimate event for the smart technologies revolutionising the way we live, on the 17 & 18th March 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham. ECA are once again partnering and exhibiting at the event.

ECA East Midlands - 5 Pillars of Small Business Growth

24 Mar 2020

Growing a small business need not be capital intensive. Often a successful growth strategy can simply revolve around a better focus of your time and existing resources.

East Region Golf Day

09 Sep 2020

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

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