Posts tagged with ‘Steve Bratt’

  • Industry leaders to present Aldous Bill petition to 10 Downing Street

    By Debbie Eales on April 10, 2018
    A petition on fair payment and retentions will be delivered to Prime Minister Theresa May later this month by Peter Aldous MP and a delegation of industry leaders. The group will take the petition to 10 Downing Street on Monday, 23 April at around 1.30pm. The group of industry leaders presenting the petition includes FSB National Chair Mike Cherry, FMB […]
  • ECA announces six new award categories for 2018

    By Debbie Eales on November 27, 2017
    The ECA Industry Awards 2018, which recognise top-performing organisations throughout the electrotechnical and engineering services industry, are now open to entries. This year, six new categories take the overall total of awards to 12. These include new manufacturer and wholesaler awards, and for the first time there will be an individual ECA award, open to nominees from across the entire industry. […]
  • Survey: Over half of SMEs still hit with retentions

    By Debbie Eales on November 20, 2017
    Findings come as government considers reform of retentions system Nearly six in 10 engineering services businesses (56 per cent) say that a substantial portion of their turnover is currently being held by firms up the supply chain, according to new survey findings from the BESA, ECA and SELECT. Almost one in three businesses (32 per cent) responding to the survey, […]
  • Top apprentice wins 2017 ECA Edmundson Award

    By Debbie Eales on September 21, 2017
    Jordan Bancroft of Imtech Engineering Services is ECA Edmunson Apprentice of the Year   Jordan Bancroft, 23, 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. Jordan, who works for ECA member-firm […]
  • 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 […]
  • Top prizes on offer for young engineering services professionals as Power Players opens for entries

    By Debbie Eales on April 26, 2017
    Leading younger people from across the engineering services sector have a new opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for their achievements, following the formal launch of the ECA’s ‘Power Players’ initiative. Power Players is now open to entries from anyone aged 39 or below who has achieved innovative or impactful activity in their careers so far. The initiative is open […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • ECA and BESA respond to 2017 closure of SummitSkills

    By Debbie Eales on October 28, 2016
    Following the announcement of the closure of SummitSkills from March 2017, two of the trade bodies who helped to set up the sector skills organisation – the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) – have responded to the news. “The great legacy of SummitSkills will be the specific focus it created on skills for our […]