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Mandating the use of NEC subcontracts

Occasionally in these editorials I have expressed surprise that there is a general lack of insistence by clients on the use of NEC subcontracts. I do not understand how the collaborative and pro-active management mechanisms ...

By | 5 July 2016|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Spotlight on Local Authority Construction Procurement Practices

A recent survey has provided an invaluable insight into some aspects of construction procurement by almost 200 English councils.  The survey was carried out by the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group which represents the largest ...

By | 4 July 2016|Categories: Press Statements|0 Comments

Bonfire Of The Charters

or the story of Reggie the Roofer Reggie has been in the roofing business for many years.  Much of his business comes from tier 1 contractors working in the public sector. Reggie has a good ...

By | 3 May 2016|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

May Elections: NI Construction Body Publishes Its Manifesto

Saving the Northern Ireland taxpayer up to 20% on public sector construction costs through the use of an innovative procurement strategy and greater use of digital technologies. Making sure that only quality firms operate in ...

By | 12 April 2016|Categories: Northern Ireland Press Releases|0 Comments

May Elections: Welsh Construction Body Publishes Its Manifesto

Saving the Welsh taxpayer up to 20% on public sector construction costs through the use of an innovative procurement strategy and greater use of digital technologies. Making sure that only quality firms operate in Welsh ...

By | 12 April 2016|Categories: Wales Press Releases|0 Comments

Support from Industry for Government’s New Construction Strategy

The publication today of the Government’s Construction Strategy 2016 -20 has attracted immediate support from the construction industry. The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group – representing the largest sector in the industry by value – ...

By | 23 March 2016|Categories: Press Statements|0 Comments