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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.

Engineering services trade bodies respond to Government Sector Deal

Engineering services trade bodies respond to Government Sector Deal

05 Jul 2018

ECA and BESA broadly agree with Government aims but want early action to help the supply chain

Network Rail shows “exemplary leadership” on payment

Network Rail shows “exemplary leadership” on payment

22 Jun 2018

Trade bodies applaud Network Rail for commitment to fairer business practices

One in Four MPs now back Aldous Bill

One in Four MPs now back Aldous Bill

18 Jun 2018

Second Reading moved to October, as more MPs join coalition of support

Leading electrotechnical professionals win top industry awards

Leading electrotechnical professionals win top industry awards

11 Jun 2018

Nineteen top-performing businesses and individuals from across the electrotechnical and engineering services industry have scooped honours at this year’s ECA Industry Awards, held on Friday 8 June at the London Hilton Bankside Hotel.

Ongoing issues and one-off events slow engineering services growth

Ongoing issues and one-off events slow engineering services growth

01 Jun 2018

Almost one in three (28 per cent) engineering services firms say turnover decreased during the first quarter of 2018, according to new findings from the quarterly sector-wide Building Engineering Business Survey, sponsored by Scolmore.

Major ECA #Project18 roadshow - additional seats added!

Major ECA #Project18 roadshow - additional seats added!

31 May 2018

Event series will inform ECA members of the key changes in the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations. This page will be regularly updated with new roadshow dates, venues and other key information.

Half a million businesses support Aldous Bill

Half a million businesses support Aldous Bill

30 May 2018

Support for the Aldous Bill continues to grow, with the significant addition of accounting body the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians). The Bill seeks to end payments being withheld for unreasonable lengths of time and end the risk of losing retentions via contractor bankruptcy.

90 percent decrease in industry accidents since 2001

90 percent decrease in industry accidents since 2001

21 May 2018

The latest JIB Survey of Accidents at Work has shown that the 2017 accident incidence rate (AIR) for RIDDOR-reportable accidents is less than 10% of what it was in 2001.

Business leader Malcolm Crofts becomes new ECA President

Business leader Malcolm Crofts becomes new ECA President

21 May 2018

Electrical engineer and businessperson takes on leading role at ECA

ECA and FSA respond to the Hackitt Review Final Report

ECA and FSA respond to the Hackitt Review Final Report

17 May 2018

ECA and Fire and Security Association (FSA) “broadly agree” with report recommendations

NSI Summit 2019

NSI Summit 2019

21 Mar 2019 00:00

The NSI Summit returns for 2019 at The Vox Conference Centre, Birmingham. FSA will be exhibiting on stand 49

Smart Home Expo - Birmingham

Smart Home Expo - Birmingham

26 Mar 2019 00:00

SLL LightBytes Series - Bristol

SLL LightBytes Series - Bristol

28 Mar 2019 00:00

Discounted ticket price for ECA members

The Security Event

The Security Event

09 Apr 2019 00:00

The Security Event is a major new exhibition created for the commercial and residential security market. . The event, forms one part of a FOUR part event alongside: The Fire Safety Event, The Health & Safety Event and The Facilities Event. FSA will be at the event. Come and visit us at stand SE153!

The Fire Safety Event

The Fire Safety Event

09 Apr 2019 00:00

The Fire Safety Event is an independent event dedicated to supporting the UK’s fire and safety industry. The event, forms one part of a FOUR part event alongside: The Security Event, The Health & Safety Event and The Facilities Event. FSA will be at the event. Come and visit us at stand FS150!

Schneider - Contractor Innovation - Birmingham

Schneider - Contractor Innovation - Birmingham

10 Apr 2019 00:00

ECA is supporting and exhibiting during the event series

ASCP Safety & Compliance Conference 2019 - Newport

ASCP Safety & Compliance Conference 2019 - Newport

24 Apr 2019 00:00

ECA team will be at the event with a stand to answer any questions about ECA.

Elex Show - Exeter

Elex Show - Exeter

25 Apr 2019 00:00

ECA team will be at tHe event with a stand to answer any questions about ECA.

EI Live 2019

EI Live 2019

30 Apr 2019 00:00

EI Live! 2019 is returning with an expanded format covering three related and inter-connected sectors giving exhibitors and visitors a unique opportunity to explore existing relationships fully, but also create brand new ones. EI Live! 2019 will cover home automation, entertainment, and AV systems, but also encompass commercial building automation and AV as well as smart products from the world of electrical contracting.

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