Acquisition takes SEC into eastern England

Southern Electric Contracting (SEC) has acquired BPS, the electrical-contracting business of what was previously Eastern Contracting, from Alfred McAlpine. As part of the deal, Scottish and Southern has acquired the Eastern Contracting name, which is no longer used by Alfred McAlpine. Bob Hall, chief executive of SEC, says, ‘Eastern Contracting and SEC complement each other well. We both have a similar background and business, and that makes us ideal partners.’



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New Central Register and Certification Scheme for Building Safety Managers launched

The Building Safety Alliance, an independent industry led ‘not for profit’ organisation, is launched with the purpose of implementing the certification of competent individuals wishing to deliver the role of building safety manager (BSM) and a publicly accessible register of those certified by the scheme.

ECS Check welcomes 750th registration

Braid Mechanical and Electrical, a member of the Joint Industry Board (JIB), has become the 750th organisation to register for ECS Check. 

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