Stop. make a Change

On 18 April 2017, organisations from across the UK infrastructure sector took part in Stop. Make a Change. Sites, offices and production facilities downed tools to focus on working together to build a healthier, safer industry. More than 60 companies across 1,000 sites and more than 60,000 employees took part. In 2018 Stop. Make a Change expands to cover the whole of the UK construction industry. It will run for two weeks, from 16 to 27 April 2018 and will focus on mental health and plant safety.

Looking Ahead To The Second Roads Investment Strategy

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

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

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