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
Construction Federations: Suspension of CITB Levy Will Help Construction Survive
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The UK construction sector has welcomed an announcement by CITB that it is to suspend levy contributions for the next three months in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Earlier this month CITB asked industry bodies how it could help support their members during the Covid-19 crisis. Industry asked for this suspension to provide much-needed relief