Here you can read about CECA’s latest activities, press notices, blogs, comment & more.

Looking Ahead To The Second Roads Investment Strategy
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CECA is anticipating that the second Roads Investment Strategy will be published in the coming weeks, confirming Government’s plans for £25.3bn investment in our strategic roads between 2020-25. Ongoing commitment to five-year cycles for roads spending is welcomed by industry, as they provide much greater project certainty, giving industry the confidence it needs to prepare

Government To Re-Open Beeching Lines
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The new Conservative Government has committed to restoring many of the closed Beeching lines reconnecting those small towns that have suffered permanent disadvantage since they were removed from the rail network in the 1960s. In the last few weeks, Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has allocated £500m to reopen former train lines and

UK Government To Conduct Off-Payroll Review
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The UK Government is undertaking a review of changes to the off-payroll working rules, ahead of the implementation of reforms that are due to come into force in April. The reforms, which were announced in the 2018 Budget, are designed to tackle non-compliance with off-payroll working rules, by making medium and large organisations in the

£71m New Funding Will Boost Teesside Economy
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The UK Government has today announced £71 million new funding towards ambitious local plans to turn the former site of the SSI Steelworks in Redcar into a huge business zone, home to world-leading clean energy, manufacturing and tech companies. Since the steelworks went into liquidation in 2015, it has been a local priority to create

CECA: Industry Is Poised To Deliver New UK Government’s ‘Infrastructure Revolution’
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Civils contractors have said that industry is poised to deliver on the new UK Government’s commitment to infrastructure, made this morning (19 December) in the Queen’s Speech at the State Opening of Parliament. Commenting, Director of External Affairs for the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Marie-Claude Hemming said: “We welcome the new UK Government’s commitment

CECA To Partner With M&CCE Expo in 2020
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Next year CECA is to partner with M&CCE Expo (Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo) which will be held between 9-11 June 2020 in Southampton. Commenting, CECA National Civil Engineering Director Peter Crosland said: “CECA is delighted to partner with the M&CCE Expo. Taking the national body out of London and straight into the heart

CECA: Conservative Government Must ‘Turbo-Charge’ Infrastructure In First 100 Days
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Civils contractors have called on the incoming Conservative UK Government to ‘turbo-charge’ the infrastructure sector in its first 100 days in office. Commenting, Chief Executive of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Alasdair Reisner said: “We welcome the prospect of political stability that the new majority UK Government offers. “At the same time, promises of

Contractors Act To Support Clugston Workers
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CECA is seeking to support those affected by the collapse of Clugston Group. The Scunthorpe-based contractor filed for administration today (Friday 6 December), with its construction, logistics, facilities management, property and surveying businesses all impacted. The group employed 400 construction staff from a total workforce of 629. With around 75 members across Yorkshire and the

Are You Ready For Brexit?
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CECA and Build UK have collaborated on a website which aims to help you prepare your business for Brexit by summarising the latest available information. You can access the website here. The UK Government’s Brexit Business Readiness Tool and HMRC Partnership Pack may also provide useful information. If you are a CECA member and would like

Supplier Guide: Working With Highways England
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CECA, working in a collaborative working group with the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and supported by Highways England, has published a free online Supplier Guide on Working with Highways England. The aim of the guide is to provide information and support to civil engineering contracting companies, providers of professional and management services, and their