Industry Issues: Improving visibility of work pipeline

CECA facilitates opportunities for members to meet directly with key clients from across the civil engineering sector. These meetings provide an opportunity for members to raise important issues with these organisations, gain a better understanding of future work programmes and also build a better understanding of each client’s expectations of the contractors that they work with.

Recent liaison meetings have seen members have face-to-face discussions with Chief Executives, Procurement and Commercial Directors as well as a range of technical staff from organisations including:

  • North East Combined Authority
  • Tees Valley Combined Authority
  • Network Rail
  • Highways England
  • Transport for the North
  • Department for Transport
  • Department of Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Scottish Transport
  • Welsh Assembly Government
  • Environment Agency
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  • Various local authorities and water companies
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