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 five
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
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
To help EIC members ensure they are aware of the latest information on the coronavirus (or COVID-19), we are pointing visitors to a dedicated page on the ACE website which is currently updated on a daily basis as and when new information is made available. However, given the fast-moving nature of the situation, please ensure you also keep up-to-date with
On Wednesday the Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered the 2020 Budget. The thrust was clearly around measures to alleviate the economic impact of Coronavirus, but there was also an emphasis on infrastructure, with infrastructure spending rising to £640bn over this Parliament, equivalent to about 3% of GDP. More detail will follow in the National Infrastructure Strategy later in the spring,
Responding to the Budget, EIC Executive Director Matthew Farrow said: "Rishi Sunak has made a decent start on the green agenda in his first budget. A good win for EIC is the abolition of red diesel subsidies and the ending of this tax relief on pollution is welcome and levels the playing field for low emission innovation in those sectors.