BESA



BESA President issues project delivery warning

The President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned that major construc ...

Published 2 October 2018

Trade associations celebrate historic skills agreement

Three trade bodies have joined forces to secure an historic agreement from the four UK governments ...

Published 17 September 2018

BESA members step in to rescue Vaughan apprentices

Seven building engineering apprentices have been swiftly re-employed after losing their jobs followi ...

Published 6 April 2018

BESA appoints new chief executive

David Frise has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the Building Engineering Serv ...

Published 21 March 2018

College-employer partnership celebrates Scottish Apprenticeship Week

The highly successful partnership between BESA Scotland and Glasgow Kelvin College is providing exce ...

Published 9 March 2018

Time to ensure action on retentions, say construction leaders

Construction trade federations across the UK are continuing their push for action on cash retentions ...

Published 1 February 2018

MP to bring forward Private Member’s Bill to ring-fence cash retentions

A backbench MP’s attempt to reform construction’s use of cash retentions has been backed by th ...

Published 6 December 2017

Construction trade associations publish election manifesto wish lists

Trade associations from the UK’s construction sector have put housebuilding, training and procurem ...

Published 9 May 2017

Trade body BESA questions future of CITB Levy following cuts plan

Contractors’ group BESA has challenged the need for a levy from the Construction Industry Training ...

Published 23 January 2017

BESA ready to plug certification gap

Building engineering services employers have been reassured that new routes to professional certif ...

Published 14 November 2016

International webinar offers the ‘smart’ answer to indoor air quality

Increasingly strict building ventilation standards are making the task of achieving a good balance b ...

Published 24 October 2016

BESA urges Scottish Government to go further with Project Bank Accounts plan

The Scottish Government’s announcement that Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) are to be used as the p ...

Published 4 October 2016