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

The ECA’s nearly 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.

Retentions must be held in trust, say ECA and BESA

Retentions must be held in trust, say ECA and BESA

25 Oct 2017

Trade bodies respond to announcement of government retentions consultation

ECA comments on government's 'Clean Growth Strategy'

ECA comments on government's 'Clean Growth Strategy'

25 Oct 2017

New government report sets out draft for Britain's low carbon future

ECA set for major presence during conference season

ECA set for major presence during conference season

28 Sep 2017

With the industry autumn conference season already up-and-running, leading electrotechnical and engineering services trade body the ECA is set to have a major presence at a series of national events in the coming months.

Fire industry guru appointed new FSA chair

Fire industry guru appointed new FSA chair

25 Sep 2017

A senior figure within the fire sector – Tom Brookes - has been appointed as the new chair of the Fire & Security Association (FSA), after being confirmed in the role last week.

Leading apprentice wins 2017 ECA Edmundson Award

Leading apprentice wins 2017 ECA Edmundson Award

21 Sep 2017

23-year-old Jordan Bancroft has been recognised as one of the country’s leading electrotechnical and engineering services apprentices, after winning the coveted 2017 'ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award' during an awards ceremony held yesterday (Wednesday 20 September) in London.

ECA to encourage young people into engineering at Skills Cymru

ECA to encourage young people into engineering at Skills Cymru

18 Sep 2017

The engineers and installers of tomorrow are being urged to attend this year’s Skills Cymru event in Cardiff in October, during which numerous opportunities in the electrotechnical and engineering services sector will be showcased by leading trade association the ECA and its industry partners.

New risk assessment service launched to market

New risk assessment service launched to market

15 Sep 2017

eRAMS is a concise risk assessment and method statement e-service eRAMS is a concise risk assessment and method statement e-service

Leading industry stars win Power Players 2017

Leading industry stars win Power Players 2017

07 Sep 2017

Two young and outstanding performers in the electrotechnical and engineering services industry have won the inaugural ‘Power Players’ initiative, following an announcement at the ED&I Expo.

YouGov Poll:  Just 8% of students advised to seek apprenticeships

YouGov Poll: Just 8% of students advised to seek apprenticeships

24 Aug 2017

Exclusive ECA / JTL / Joint Industry Board poll comes as students find out GCSE results

Survey:  2 in 3 firms hit by worsening public sector payment

Survey: 2 in 3 firms hit by worsening public sector payment

22 Aug 2017

BESA, ECA and SELECT poll finds that many SMEs are not being paid within 30 days

ECA West Midlands team at NICEIC TechTalk Wolverhampton

ECA West Midlands team at NICEIC TechTalk Wolverhampton

22 Feb 2018 00:00

Come and say hi!

ElexShow - Manchester

ElexShow - Manchester

15 Mar 2018 00:00

ECA team will be at the event with a stand to answer any questions about ECA membership, associate opportunities and more!

Seminar: An introduction to commercial awareness & contracting within the MEP sector

Seminar: An introduction to commercial awareness & contracting within the MEP sector

28 Mar 2018 00:00

ECA and the BESA advice team (comprising solicitors and surveyors) are hosting a full day course on ‘an introduction to commercial awareness and contracting within the MEP sector’. NOW SOLD OUT

ElexShow - Exeter

ElexShow - Exeter

19 Apr 2018 00:00

ECA team will be at the event with a stand to answer any questions about ECA membership, associate opportunities and more!

ECA Greater London Region Golf Day 2018

ECA Greater London Region Golf Day 2018

02 May 2018 00:00

Join us for a great day of sport and networking!

Central South Business and Social Event

Central South Business and Social Event

11 May 2018 00:00

Join us for our annual regional business event by the seaside! Friday features a packed programme of business presentations followed by an informal dinner & networking opportunity in the evening.

ECA Industry Awards Dinner

ECA Industry Awards Dinner

08 Jun 2018 00:00

Whether you are with a large group, a solo visitor or attending with your partner, don’t miss this fantastic evening full of live entertainment, great food and is an unforgettable night celebrating the very best of the electrotechnical industry!

ElexShow - Harrogate

ElexShow - Harrogate

13 Jun 2018 00:00

ECA team will be at the event with a stand to answer any questions about ECA membership, associate opportunities and more!

ElexShow - Coventry

ElexShow - Coventry

20 Sep 2018 00:00

ECA team will be at the event with a stand to answer any questions about ECA membership, associate opportunities and more!

ElexShow - Surrey

ElexShow - Surrey

01 Nov 2018 00:00

ECA team will be at the event with a stand to answer any questions about ECA membership, associate opportunities and more!