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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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Apprentices in Scotland have six new routes to specialist qualifications thanks to the work of the building engineering sector’s leading skills organisation.

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Engineering services bodies BESA and ECA have released a joint sector guide on work-related travel and updated their guides on working in close proximity and in areas of increased risk of transfer of COVID-19, such as healthcare settings. The three sector guides are based on the latest government &l

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Leading engineering services sector bodies BESA and ECA have jointly developed two new guides to help contractors to manage coronavirus-related issues on site. The new guides will be freely available to the wider industry during the current emergency. They provide sector-relevant guidance for engine

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The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed Jason Hemingway as its new membership director. Bringing more than 30 years of construction sector experience to the role, Jason was managing director of the suspended ceiling manufacturer Rockfon for seven years before moving into d

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Building services employers are more worried about keeping their workers safe than being sued over project delays, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). The Association said contractors should not feel pressurised into carrying out work during the COVID-19 crisis if it c

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The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) are spearheading work to produce site safety guidance for the mechanical and electrical (M&E) sector and is calling for industry feedback.

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The military-style planning used to deliver emergency NHS projects during the COVID-19 crisis should be used to inspire long-term industry reform, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Collaboration between engineers and military planners enabled the transformation of th

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The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has supported a plea to the UK Government to instruct construction clients to release £4.5 billion currently being withheld from contractors in the form or retention payments.

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