Posts tagged with ‘Electrical Contractors Association’

  • Business leader Jim Pridham becomes new ECA President

    By Sarah on May 8, 2019
    Highly respected businessman and electrical engineer Jim Pridham of JR Pridham Services Limited, has become ECA President. Pridham began his electrical training in the Royal Navy, where he held various roles as an electrical mechanic on ships and submarines between 1971 and 1978. Pridham finished his time in the Navy as a leading ordnance electrical mechanic and went on to […]
  • More than 60 trade bodies unite behind ‘Aldous’ Bill in Carillion aftermath

    By Debbie Eales on March 15, 2018
    In the wake of the Carillion collapse an industry coalition of over 60 construction and maintenance trade bodies now back the ‘Aldous Bill;’ proposing cash retentions owed to the supply chain be held in trust. By far the largest industry coalition ever formed on the issue of late and unfair payment, amid growing support and clear industry appetite for reform, […]
  • Leading industry stars win Power Players 2017

    By Debbie Eales on September 7, 2017
    Joseph Wu of T Clarke and Charlie Harwood of CEF crowned inaugural winners 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 in Birmingham yesterday (6 September). 26-year-old project manager Joseph Wu of T Clarke, and 24-year-old Charlie Harwood, a branch manager of […]
  • Business leader Mike Smith becomes new ECA President

    By Debbie Eales on May 18, 2017
    Highly respected electrical engineer and business leader, Mike Smith of SES Engineering Services, took over the presidency of the ECA on May 17th. Smith has held a variety of commercial roles at SES over the past 25 years, and is currently the firm’s estimating and sector director. He has worked on projects totalling tens of millions of pounds, and has […]
  • Shortlisted nominees for ECA Annual Awards 2017 announced ahead of ceremony

    By Debbie Eales on May 2, 2017
    Twenty-one leading businesses from across the engineering and electrotechnical services sector have been shortlisted by judges for this year’s Electrical Contractors’ Association Annual Awards, beating off major competition in the process. The successful organisations have been recognised by the judges for their performances in eight categories, which include: ‘Contractor of the Year’, ‘Best Client/Contractor Partnership’, ‘Innovation in Contracting’, ‘Best Health […]
  • The search for 2017’s Power Players begins!

    By Debbie Eales on March 28, 2017
    by Steve Bratt (pictured), CEO, Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) The ECA will be launching in late April Power Players, a brand new industry-wide initiative developed to find and promote exceptional talent within building services engineering. Aimed at those up to 39 years of age, the initiative aims to capture the innovation and skill of individuals in the earlier stages of […]
  • TV’s Hugh Dennis confirmed for industry awards

    By Debbie Eales on February 15, 2017
    Comedian and actor Hugh Dennis – best known for his roles in BBC sitcom Outnumbered and comedy show Mock the Week – has been booked to entertain guests at the ECA Annual Awards and Gala Dinner at Hilton Bankside, London, on June 9th. Hosting the entertainment will be Alan Dedicoat – the voice of The National Lottery and Strictly Come […]
  • Top building services engineering talent to be recognised in Power Players initiative

    By Debbie Eales on December 6, 2016
    A new industry-wide initiative – named Power Players – which will recognise some of the most talented individuals within building services engineering, has been announced by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). Power Players is aimed at those in the younger generation (aged 39 or below) who have already made a positive impact in their respective organisations. To enter the initiative, […]
  • ECA poll finds increasing numbers of businesses see turnover rise following Brexit vote

    By Debbie Eales on November 7, 2016
    Over eight in 10 (80.1 per cent) electrical and building services engineering firms say turnover increased or stayed the same during the third quarter of 2016, according to new survey findings from the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). The findings cover the three months from July – September, the period almost immediately following the landmark vote this summer for the UK […]
  • Positive second quarter for building services firms – ECA survey

    By Debbie Eales on August 30, 2016
    Almost eight in 10 (78 per cent) electrical and building services firms say turnover increased or remained steady in the second quarter of 2016, according to new research from the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). The findings cover the period leading up to the EU referendum, and the week following the landmark result. The ECA is currently working on a separate […]