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2204, 2020

Celebrating an unusual Earth Day

By |April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Staff posts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This year’s Earth Day comes at an unusual moment for those working in the climate space. Given the enormity and urgency of the COVID-19 crisis, it is easy to push climate action to one side. But we should welcome the fact that society has, by and large, been able to respond quickly, listen to scientific experts and take decisive

604, 2020

New guidance: Coronavirus Employment Schemes

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: |0 Comments

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has produced new guidance on the marquee schemes announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. Covering both the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Coronavirus Self-employment Income Support Scheme, as well as including a lengthy FAQ and decision tree, this guidance will be invaluable to any business considering furloughing staff or making substantive changes to see through the weeks and months ahead.

304, 2020

COP26 postponement allows for renewed commitment to net zero

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Staff posts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

COP26, the global climate change gathering of over 26,000 attendees in Glasgow in November, is being delayed until next year, writes Poppy Kettle, net zero policy executive at EIC. On 1 April, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the government of the United Kingdom confirmed that COP26, November’s crucial global climate summit in Glasgow, will be postponed

2503, 2020

Sign up now! Navigating COVID-19 webinar series

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

ACE our sister organisation has announced a new online webinar series to help its members and the wider industry through the coronavirus crisis. Hosted by ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers, Navigating COVID-19 covers the major issues currently facing our industry including finance, people, communications and procurement. A range of government, policy and business experts will join Hannah over the

2403, 2020

Providing information to help EIC members through COVID-19

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: |0 Comments

Message from EIC Executive Director Matthew Farrow EIC is your trade association, and we are here to help you in any way we can in what I know is a very difficult time for many of you. The team and I have already managed to speak to quite a few of you individually and we will continue to do

2303, 2020

Replay our webinar: Heathrow, Net Zero and the Infrastructure Strategy

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: EIC News|Tags: , |0 Comments

ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers was joined by director of external affairs, Julian Francis and  Matthew Farrow to discuss the implications of the Court of Appeal ruling on Heathrow's expansion. Building on some of the themes outlined by Hannah Vickers' in a piece for The Planner, the magazine for the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), the webinar explored the