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VAT Reverse Charging is on the way...

VAT Reverse Charging is on the way...

08 Aug 2018

In October 2019 HMRC will require all contractors registered under the CIS Scheme to change the way they account for VAT. This is called ‘Reverse Charging’, and it will require changes in accounting systems, software and invoicing.

Procuring for Value

Procuring for Value

08 Aug 2018

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has released a significant new report entitled Procuring for Value.

Qualified welcome to CLC support for direct employment

Qualified welcome to CLC support for direct employment

08 Aug 2018

A new call from the CLC to encourage direct employment throughout the construction supply chain has been given a qualified welcome by the JIB. 

Protecting Neutral Conductors

Protecting Neutral Conductors

08 Aug 2018

ECA has been asked by BEAMA to make Members aware that a new IEC standard/Harmonised Document on the protection of neutral conductors will soon be worked on at international level.

ECS Registered Electrician reaches 10,000 milestone

ECS Registered Electrician reaches 10,000 milestone

08 Aug 2018

Over 10,000 ECS cardholders have signed up to become ECS Registered Electricians since the initiative was launched last October.

18th edition: important new ESC card dates...

18th edition: important new ESC card dates...

08 Aug 2018

Following the introduction of BS7671:2018, there will be a transition period until 1 January 2019 where both the 17th and 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations qualification will be accepted for an ECS Registered Electrician application.

Online network launched for female electricians

Online network launched for female electricians

08 Aug 2018

The ‘Open Circuit’ network has been established by the charity Women on the Tools, in partnership with ECA, Certsure and the JIB. Any working or training female electrician is eligible to join the group, which is accessible via Facebook.

Standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings: draft for public comment now open

Standard for fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings: draft for public comment now open

12 Jul 2018

BS 5839-6 is being fully revised. The draft Standard is now open for public comment, and the FSA and ECA encourage members to contribute.

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