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

Construction Talent Retention Scheme
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 A short promotional film about the Construction Talent Retention Scheme, which will go live on Friday (24 July 2020).

CLC: Covid-19 Cost Assessment Toolkit Launched
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The Professional Practice Task Group for the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Covid-19 Task Force has today published a methodology for assessing and reporting the cost implications of disruption due to the pandemic. Construction clients and contractors rely on accurate cost prediction as the basis of business plans, financial contracts, and commercial control. The unprecedented nature

CLC Launch Future-Proofing Guide For Contracts
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The Disputes and Collaboration group for the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) COVID-19 Task Force has today published guidance on futureproofing contract amendments in the light of COVID-19. Building upon the Contractual Best Practice Guidance published by the group earlier in the year, it includes options for amending many of the JCT and NEC contracts to

CECA: Construction Talent Retention Scheme Will Safeguard Industry
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Civils contractors today described the Construction Leadership Council’s Talent Retention Scheme, announced by the Chancellor at today’s Summer Statement, as a ‘vital’ component of safeguarding the infrastructure sector and protecting jobs. The Construction Leadership Council’s Talent Retention Scheme (CLC TRS) was conceived to help talented individuals showcase their experience and expertise and help businesses find

CECA: Summer Statement Provides Welcome Steps To Support Trainees & Apprenticeships
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Civils contractors today welcomed steps the Chancellor of the Exchequer has taken to protect jobs as the furlough scheme winds down this autumn. Commenting, Chief Executive of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Alasdair Reisner said: “The Chancellor’s Summer Statement contained important initiatives to protect jobs as the furlough scheme comes to an end. “We

Costain Skanska Joint Venture Delivers Significant Social Value To Communities In London
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The Costain Skanska joint venture (CSjv) team working in partnership with HS2 has today shared details of its legacy programme that has created vast numbers of local jobs, invested in SMEs and challenged the stereotypical diversity of a construction project. These outcomes known under the term ‘Social Value’ support the long-term wellbeing and resilience of

CECA: Turbocharge Infrastructure To Secure Recovery
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Civils contractors today welcomed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s planned £250 billion ‘Project Speed’ to rebuild the UK economy, and said that investment in infrastructure must form the backbone of the recovery. In a speech earlier today Mr Johnson announced plans to accelerate the delivery of new schools, hospitals, roads, and railways, in an effort to

Construction Roadmap To Recovery Plan Published
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Plans for a post-Covid-19 revival of the UK construction sector have been published today. The Construction Leadership Council’s Covid-19 Task Force has laid out proposals to secure the future of construction businesses nationwide, while setting the industry on a sustainable path towards recovery. The roadmap to recovery plan can be downloaded here. The task force is