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CECA: Contractors Welcome 2021 Budget, But Await Details Of Integrated Rail Plan
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Civils contractors today welcomed the 2021 Budget and Spending Review and said that the UK Government’s backing of an ‘infrastructure revolution’ will secure economic growth for the long term. In his Budget speech Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that every Government department would receive a real-terms increase in funding over the course of this Parliament, and

CECA: Industry Primed To Deliver On New Nuclear Without Delay
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Civils contractors today welcomed the publication of the UK Government’s net zero strategy and called for the UK Government to move swiftly to implement the delivery of new nuclear power. Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener sets out the Government’s plans to ensure that by 2035 the UK will be powered entirely by clean energy, subject

CECA To Host 25th Anniversary Conference
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The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) is celebrating its 25th year of representing our members and working for infrastructure with an online conference held over separate sessions between 23-26 November 2021. With our roots in representing the UK’s civil engineering contractors stretching back to the 1919 foundation of the Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors, CECA took

Civil Engineering Contractors Welcome A New Guidebook For Project Bank Accounts
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A key priority for the Welsh Government and the Welsh Construction Forum, which was established by the Welsh Government during the Covid-19 pandemic, was to support the construction sector with prompt and secure payment processes.   One of the first outputs of the Welsh Construction Forum is the publication of a new “12-step guidebook” to support

CECA: Construction Industry Calls For Tax Reduction On Green Fuels
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Civil engineering contractors today called on Government to accelerate the transition away from red diesel by supporting the construction industry’s commitment to genuinely lower carbon fuels.  From April 2022, construction companies will no longer be able to take advantage of the rebate on red diesel for off road plant. With limited alternatives available this hike

CECA: Contractors Say Infrastructure Pipeline Will Turbocharge Growth
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Civils contractors today welcomed the publication of two key documents setting out projected investment of nearly £650 billion in the UK’s infrastructure over the rest of the decade. The Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) has published the National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline 2021 and Transforming Infrastructure Performance: Roadmap to 2030, both of which set out

CECA Sets Out Priorities For Spending Review
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Civils contractors have published a check list of actions the Government must take to support immediate economic growth. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) has set out its stall in its submission to the Government’s Spending Review, which identifies key actions to boost the economy, become greener, and drive the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda. Key

CECA: Contractors Call For Super Deduction To Include Leasing & Short-Term Hire
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Civils contractors today added their weight to calls for the UK Government’s super deduction allowance (SDA) to be extended to include leasing and short-term hire. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) has joined six other industry trade bodies in writing to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to express its concern that the eligibility criteria for

CECA: Contractors Report Record Cost Pressures and Supply Concerns
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Civils contractors today warned that although the infrastructure sector is continuing to drive economic growth, cost pressures and supply concerns are being reported as ongoing challenges for the industry. Results from the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)’s quarterly Workload Trends Survey for 2021 Q2 found that while civils workloads remain buoyant, a record proportion of

CECA Supporting Youth Employment As Kickstart Gateway Organisation
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Over 230 new job placements have been created in the construction industry for young people following a successful bid by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) to the UK Government’s Kickstart scheme.    CECA members throughout the UK have signed up to the Kickstart Scheme through the new gateway, committing to provide six-month job placements