Latest News

12 December 2014

NJC Guidance Note (14)05 Guide to NAECI Registration – Category 1 and 2

Following the Announcement on the Registration of NAECI Work, the NJC has agreed and issued a new Guidance Note on NAECI Registration on Category 1 projects and Category 2 sites which can be downloaded and viewed here. This Guidance Note can also be found listed with all other previously issued Guidance Notes in the Resources>Downloads>Guidance Notes section […]


12 December 2014

An Announcement: Registration of NAECI Work

From January 5th 2015 the NJC will progressively introduce a registration system to approve employers to use the NAECI.  All in scope engineering construction activities as defined in the recently revised NAECI 1.3 will be eligible for registration. In the first instance it will be applied to current and new Category 1 and 2 projects […]


11 December 2014

NJC Guidance Note (14)04 – NJC Dismissal Arbitration Panels – Best Practice

The NJC has agreed and issued a new Guidance Note on the best practice for Stage 4 Dismissal Arbitration Panels which can be downloaded here. This Guidance Note can also be found listed with all other previously issued Guidance Notes in the Resources>Downloads>Guidance Notes section of the website.


11 December 2014

NJC Communique 06(14) Implementation of EAT Decision on Holiday Pay – NECC Communication

Following NJC Communique 05(14) which included advice given by the ECIA to its member companies on the implementation of the EAT decision on holiday pay, the NECC has issued correspondence to all Unite and GMB Regional Officers. The correspondence is attached to NJC Communique 06(14) which can be downloaded and viewed from the list below. […]


10 December 2014

NJC Communique 05(14) Implementation of the EAT Decision on Holiday Pay

Following a special meeting of the NJC Finance and General Purposes Committee yesterday the NJC has issued Communique 05(14) regarding the implementation of the recent EAT decision on holiday pay. NJC Communique 05(14) can be downloaded and viewed from the list below. Communiques 2014  


9 December 2014

NAECI Review – 2016 and Beyond

The NJC today issued Communique 04(14) regarding initial discussions on the NAECI Review for 2016 and beyond. This, and previously issued 2014 communiques, can be viewed from the downloads below. To view/download the NECC Claim publication, please click here. Communiques 2014


8 December 2014

NAECI 2015 Rates and Allowances

As detailed in the NAECI 2013-2015, new NAECI rates and allowances apply from Monday, 5th January 2015. Click here for NJC Communique 13(12) which gives full details of the 2015 rates and allowances. HMRC has confirmed that, for employers working fully under the NAECI, the existing long standing NAECI taxation treatment arrangements can continue for […]


2 December 2014

NJC Updated Reports November 2014

Current Major Projects Timeline December 2014, Major Projects and R&M Sites Monthly Reports November 2014, Major Projects and R&M Sites In Scope Manpower November 2014, Potential Projects over 30MW and with a possible start within 36 months Monthly Report 1.12.14, Potential Projects (under 30 MW and or unlikely to start within 36 months) 02.09.14  and Projects Maps for December […]


12 November 2014

NJC Web Alerts

In order to further improve communication within our industry, the NJC have introduced through the website an automatic notification system to highlight web updates as they happen. You can subscribe to this facility by simply signing up from the website via the red button marked “subscribe to web alerts”. If at any time you decide […]


6 November 2014

NJC Communique 03(14) NECC Wages & Conditions Claim 2016 & Beyond, 6.11.14

The NJC has issued Communique 03(14), which notes the NECC’s Wages & Conditions Claim 2016 & beyond. The Claim publication as tabled by the NECC representatives at the NJC F&GPC meeting on 5th November 2014 is available separately in PDF format. NJC Communique 03(14) is listed below (in the main latest news article) with all […]


30 October 2014

Charles Lovell OBE

It is with regret that we announce the death of Charles Lovell OBE. Better known as Charlie, he died on Monday 13th October following a fall at home some weeks earlier when he fractured his skull. Charlie had been making great progress in hospital, so much so that he was allowed two weeks’ respite care […]


29 September 2014

Autumn NAECI Awareness One Day Training Course – 30.10.14

A number of successful One Day NJC NAECI Awareness Courses have been run in recent years and a further one has now been scheduled for autumn 2014 following a number of recent requests.   The course is specifically aimed at managers or union full time officials  new to the industry and/or the NAECI. Subject to suitable […]


17 September 2014

NJC Guidance Note (14)03 – Category 1 Basic Projects

The NJC has agreed to a new option for Category 1 to cater for smaller or new technology in-scope projects. This new arrangement will be known as Category 1 Basic and the detail is contained in NJC Guidance Note (14)03 which can be downloaded here. This Guidance Note can also be found listed with all […]


17 September 2014

NJC Guidance Note (14)02 – SPA Scope Guidance

A Guidance Note for use when negotiating Supplementary Project Agreements (SPAs) has been issued by the NJC.  The Guidance Note is available to download here and is listed with all other Guidance Notes to date in the Resources>Downloads>Guidance Notes section of the website.


24 July 2014

NJC Guidance Note (14)01 – Handling Redundancy

Following a recommendation contained in a recent NJC Stage 4 Finding and subsequent NJC discussions, a Guidance Note on Handling Redundancy has been issued by the NJC.  The Guidance Note is available to download here and is listed with all other Guidance Notes to date in the Resources>Downloads section of the website.


21 July 2014

NAECI ECI Forum Meeting Notes 1(14) 9.7.14

The NAECI ECI Forum met for its third meeting on 9 July 2014.  The meeting notes can be viewed here.


2 June 2014

NJC Communique 02(14) NAECI Weekly Sickness & Accident Rates July 2014

The NJC has issued NJC Communique 02(14) which details the new NAECI Weekly Sickness & Accident Benefit Rates from July 2014. Communiques 2014


7 April 2014

NJC Safety Statistics 2013

The NJC’s Accident Statistics for Audited Category 1 & 2 Projects/Sites for 2013 have now been published.


18 March 2014

NJC Communique 01(14) NAECI Contractual Severance Pay from 6th April 2014

The NJC has issued NJC Communique 01(14) which details the NAECI Contractual Severance pay rates from 6th April 2014. Communiques 2014


16 December 2013

NAECI 2014 Rates & Allowances

As detailed in the NAECI 2013-2015, new NAECI rates and allowances apply from Monday, 6th January 2014. Click here for NJC Communique 13(12) which gives full details of the 2014 rates and allowances. HMRC has confirmed that the existing taxation treatment arrangements can continue for the NAECI 2014 accommodation and radius allowances.