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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.

Cut the VAT to unleash green housing revolution, party leaders urged

Cut the VAT to unleash green housing revolution, party leaders urged

02 Dec 2019

VAT cut on home improvements could generate £15bn in new taxes, create 95,000 jobs and unlock £1bn green revolution.

Survey: Business owners forced to stop paying employees due to late payment

Survey: Business owners forced to stop paying employees due to late payment

28 Nov 2019

Industry-wide survey shows devastating impact of unfair payment on construction businesses

European Electrical Contractors’ Association becomes EuropeOn

European Electrical Contractors’ Association becomes EuropeOn

21 Nov 2019

After 65 years as AIE, the European Electrical Contractors’ Association (of which ECA is an active member) has changed its visual identity and is now called EuropeOn.

Industry leaders win prestigious Fire and Security Awards

Industry leaders win prestigious Fire and Security Awards

21 Nov 2019

FSA recognises industry professionals for their outstanding contributions

Leading construction body launches work at height guide

Leading construction body launches work at height guide

18 Nov 2019

CONIAC resource provides key messages to all involved in work at height

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.

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