ECA, SELECT & UNITE
NET is represented at Board Level by representatives from three key industry organisations:
The ECA, SELECT and UNITE the Union.
Founded over 100 years ago, the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA) is the UK's largest and leading trade association representing electrical, electronic, installation engineering and building services companies.
Recognised by government, commerce and industry as the authoritative voice of the sector, the ECA is among the nation's best resourced representative associations. The Association works closely with government and key national bodies to improve industry standards and procedures. Its comprehensive, progressive and innovative services are highly respected and renowned throughout the industry.
The ECA's membership base encompasses not only installers but manufacturers, distributors and end users, too. Its dedication to best practice and efficient, effective and safe working procedures ensures that its members deliver the very best service across a broad spectrum of commissions.
The ECA has a robust history and reputation established on sustaining and developing one of the UK's most prolific and state-of-the-art industries.
Tel: 020 7313 4800
As the authoritative trade association for the Scottish electrotechnical industry, SELECT helps to shape the market environment. By representing the industry to government, SELECT influences legislation to create industry conditions which enable Member firms to both provide a quality service to their clients and operate profitably at the same time.
The representative function involves the influencing of local and central Government (including the European Commission); involvement in setting and monitoring industry standards (such as BS7671 (IEE Wiring Regulations) committees); negotiation in industrial relations and in the contractual, technical and regulatory fields.
SELECT also promotes SELECT Members to clients and specifiers. As a result, SELECT Members are recognised and respected for the safety, quality and technical excellence of their work.
SELECT works in the best interests of Members and their clients directly, and through membership of umbrella bodies in the construction and electrotechnical industries, including the International Electrical Contractors Association (AIE).
Tel: 0131 445 5577
Unite is the leading Trade Union in the electrical and mechanical sectors, and has over 2 million members throughout the UK and Ireland.
Unite's vision is of a prosperous society in which employers and employees work together to build successful businesses and safe, healthy working environments. All those who contribute to their success receive the rewards, respect and recognition they deserve.
Unite negotiates and represents the interests of thousands of skilled members employed in just about every private and public industry. It has long-standing agreements and good working relationships with the trade associations in the electrical, mechanical, plumbing and HVACR sectors, which have been modernised over recent years to bring certainty, stability and direction to the industry. Unite continues to work with the industry to lobby Government to support the training and competency standards that are needed in the modern world of work.
Tel: 020 7611 2500