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  • climate change

    ADE urges UK public sector to adopt earlier 2040 net-zero target

    News19 November, 2019

    The public sector should spearhead ambitions to eliminate carbon emissions from UK buildings and infrastructure by realising the aim by 2040, ten years ahead of current legal targets, the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has said.

  • construction worker with plans

    SEC Group backs creation of regulatory authority for UK construction

    News27 November, 2018

    A resourced regulatory authority than can ensure best practice is being delivered on public sector construction projects should be established in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire and Carillion’s collapse, the chair of Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has argued.

  • cash

    SEC Group welcomes PAC calls for government retentions consultation

    News26 July, 2018

    The Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group has welcomed calls from parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for government to consult SMEs on how best to introduce project bank accounts and retentions reform in their contracts.

  • worker site cranes silhouette

    Carillion liquidation raises supply chain fears

    News15 January, 2018

    The construction industry has reacted to Carillion’s liquidation today by calling for further government commitments to guarantee prompt and transparent payment mechanisms for contractors.