What the British Energy Security Bill is missing
Luke Osborne, Energy & Emerging Technologies Solutions Advisor, at the ECA, shares his thoughts on the strategy aimed at securing clean energy in Britain: The Government’s new British Energy Security Strategy outlined a heavily delayed and much-anticipated plan to reach energy independence and Net Zero Carbon. The strategy saw mixed reactions from the electrotechnical sector, […]Read More
What’s new in Amendment 2?
Gary Parker, ECA Senior Technical Manager, takes a look at the recent changes in the Wiring Regs: There have been major events and changes since the release of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. Since the ubiquitous ‘blue book’ was published in 2018, the electrical contracting industry has encountered Brexit, COVID and material shortages, Building Safety […]Read More
Materials Shortage: Anticipating bumps in the road ahead
ECA’s Director of Legal and Business Rob Driscoll explains why continued planning for restricted supplies and rising prices should be the new normal for contractors: The UK construction industry has faced a very challenging past two years but has proved itself to be highly resilient. However, we must prepare ourselves for even more bumps in […]Read More
ECA launches UK-wide Amendment 2 Roadshow
Engineering services body ECA this week launches its Member-exclusive, nationwide series of in-person CPD presentations and events: the #Project18 Amendment 2 Roadshow. The Roadshow, headline sponsored by Scolmore, features live, interactive stage presentations and Q&A sessions that unpack and explain the major changes to the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. The first ECA Roadshow takes place […]Read More
How can you make sure you get work in the future?
Helen Yeulet, Skills policy lead for Actuate UK and Director of Training & Skills BESA Academy, takes a look at how heating and plumbing engineers can future-proof themselves and their businesses: Have you left school and trained through an apprenticeship to be a qualified installer in building services? Or did you start out as a […]Read More