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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

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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

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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

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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

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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).

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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. 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has announced the appointment of Graeme Fox as its new head of technical. Mr Fox, a Dundee man who has headed REFCOM since late 2016, said he was delighted to be taking up his new position “at an exciting time for the industry”.

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The Technology Enabled Maintenance Association (TEMA) is partnering with the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) to help accelerate the adoption of emerging technologies by the building maintenance sector.  TEMA will work closely with BESA’s specialist Service & Facilitie

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