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APPG on Air Pollution – Clean Air proposals for businesses

By |2020-07-16T10:53:29+01:00July 16th, 2020|EIC News|

The APPG on Air Pollution have an upcoming meeting on Monday 20th July at 4pm. In May, the group launched their Strategy to Reduce Coronavirus Infection, find out more here. The group’s secretariat is provided by the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC). EIC members are welcome to join the meeting, you can register here. The

Shovel-worthy projects needed to drive green recovery

By |2020-07-09T12:17:19+01:00July 9th, 2020|EIC News|

It is crucial that the right things happen to ensure that environmental standards don’t lose out in the rush to get construction back to work, says Matthew Farrow, Executive Director at EIC. For the last couple of years, the environmental movement has been riding high. As George Monbiot, a veteran left-leaning environmentalist put it:

Webinar series – Navigating COVID-19: Communicating in a crisis

By |2020-04-03T16:27:54+01:00April 9th, 2020|

ACE has launched a new webinar series to help its members and the wider industry through the coronavirus crisis. These webinars are open to EIC members. Hosted by ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers, Navigating COVID-19 takes place every few days over the coming weeks. Hannah will be joined by a range of government, policy and business experts over the six

Webinar series – Navigating COVID-19: People in a pandemic

By |2020-04-03T16:26:47+01:00April 7th, 2020|

ACE has launched a new webinar series to help its members and the wider industry through the coronavirus crisis. These webinars are open to EIC members. Hosted by ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers, Navigating COVID-19 takes place every few days over the coming weeks. Hannah will be joined by a range of government, policy and business experts over the six

New guidance: Coronavirus Employment Schemes

By |2020-06-17T16:20:30+01:00April 6th, 2020|EIC News|

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

COP26 postponement allows for renewed commitment to net zero

By |2020-04-03T13:27:06+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Staff posts|

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

Webinar series – Navigating COVID-19: Procurement

By |2020-04-01T17:35:23+01:00April 2nd, 2020|

ACE has launched a new webinar series to help its members and the wider industry through the coronavirus crisis. These webinars are open to EIC members. Hosted by ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers, Navigating COVID-19 takes place every few days over the coming weeks. Hannah will be joined by a range of government, policy and business experts over the six

Webinar series – Navigating COVID-19: Support for your SME, Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

By |2020-03-26T16:23:15+00:00March 31st, 2020|

ACE has launched a new webinar series to help its members and the wider industry through the coronavirus crisis. These webinars are open to EIC members. Hosted by ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers, Navigating COVID-19 takes place every few days over the coming weeks. Hannah will be joined by a range of government, policy and business experts over the six

Webinar series – Navigating COVID-19: Emergency Response

By |2020-03-25T14:32:39+00:00March 26th, 2020|

ACE has launched a new webinar series to help its members and the wider industry through the coronavirus crisis. These webinars are open to EIC members. Hosted by ACE chief executive Hannah Vickers, Navigating COVID-19 takes place every few days over the coming weeks. Hannah will be joined by a range of government, policy and