The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) said it has carried out a thorough review of the security procedures behind its online training schemes following the jailing of two construction skills testers last month.
A key technical apprenticeship has been revised and updated to improve career development opportunities across the building engineering sector. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Technical Apprenticeship Consortium (TAC) have worked together to enhance the Level 3 Building
After a year in which the construction industry in Scotland moved from crisis to recovery and rebuilding, members of the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum are looking forward to 2022 in a positive frame of mind.
The Local Authority Forum of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) in Scotland is celebrating its fifth anniversary this week. It first started out with just three attendees and over the years has grown to more than 25. At the height of the pandemic, the forum went from meeting once a
Rising costs and a shortage of skilled people are giving building services contractors sleepless nights, according to a new survey conducted by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Members of BESA said they were facing “major challenges” due to a combination of rising la
The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has issued another in its series of engaging advice videos, reminding workers how to keep themselves and others safe as the COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed.
As Scotland moves towards further easing of restrictions, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has issued more timely guidance and sounded a cautionary note, urging the sector to focus on health and safety to protect colleagues, customers and families. The unique collaboration says the
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has become the first trade body to adopt a new industry agreed prequalification standard that promises to cut expensive and time-consuming ‘red tape’ for contractors. The new Common Assessment Standard, developed by Build UK and endors
Contractors and design professionals must rethink their approach to supports and fixings to reduce the number of unsafe building services installations, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).
A major new industry alliance will be launched next month for the UK's engineering services sector. The eight-strong alliance will be an agent for positive change and support the delivery of a safer, more productive and sustainable UK built environment.
A group of building engineering specialists has backed the campaign for a new law that would provide local authorities with legal powers to enforce better clean air standards. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), which represents engineering companies involved in improving the venti
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a new membership category catering for individuals with a particular interest in the building services industry. This is a significant development for the 116-year-old trade body, which has previously only admitted companies and corpo
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has published new guidance to help engineering and construction firms keep their staff safe in the light of new government restrictions. The Association’s COVID-19 Panel has produced two new guidance documents providing clear and practi
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has opened its new online Academy delivering a comprehensive programme of training courses, assessments and CPD for individuals, employers and training providers in the building services sector. Individuals will be able to access all of the resour