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The Carillion fall-out

SELECT has taken the opportunity of the crisis caused by the Carillion collapse to write, via the Scottish branch of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group to the Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy. In its letter, SEC said “The Carillion collapse has vividly illustrated the lack of payment security in the construction industry. Estimates of … Continued

SELECT appoints new MD

SELECT has appointed a new Managing Director. He is Darrell Matthews, who replaces Newell McGuinness, who has been in post for more than 13 years. Darrell joins SELECT as MD Designate in March and will progressively take over from Newell.  He said: “I am genuinely delighted to be the next MD of SELECT. “I know … Continued

Retentions Bill to be debated in Westminster

The First Reading of the Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) Bill will take place today (9 January) in the House of Commons. The Bill is being introduced by Peter Aldous MP and has 11 sponsors drawn from all parties. The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group – representing the largest sector in UK construction (by value) – has … Continued