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Applying for Engineering Services SKILLcards has been made easier and quicker following the launch of a new, online service. The Engineering Services SKILLcard is operated by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and is held by more than 60,000 people working in the heating, ventilati

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The President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned that major construction and infrastructure projects will not be delivered unless the industry changes the way it works. Tim Hopkinson told association members and guests at the annual BESA President’s Lunch that wider

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(from left) head of BESA Scotland & Northern Ireland, Iain McCaskey, with Fiona Harper, the head of employment affairs at SELECT, and Duncan Wilson, deputy chief executive of SNIPEF Three trade bodies have joined forces to secure an historic agreement from the four UK governments to manage and d

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Seven building engineering apprentices have been swiftly re-employed after losing their jobs following the collapse of part of Vaughan Engineering. Fellow members of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) in Scotland have found positions for all of the apprentices after Vaughan was for

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David Frise David Frise has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).

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The highly successful partnership between BESA Scotland and Glasgow Kelvin College is providing excellent benefits for young Scottish engineering apprentices. Four key engineering employers – FES, James Frew, MAQ Air Conditioning and City Refrigeration – have shown their commitment to developing

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Construction trade federations across the UK are continuing their push for action on cash retentions. The National Federation of Builders (NFB) and other trade federations with members most likely to be affected by the collapse of Carillion believe this is an opportunity for the industry to move swi

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Trade associations from the UK’s construction sector have put housebuilding, training and procurement reform at the forefront of their wish lists ahead of next month’s general election. Publishing their respective election manifestos the lobby groups have detailed what commitments they would lik

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Contractors’ group BESA has challenged the need for a levy from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and demanded to know what employers receive for their investment. CITB unveiled proposals last week to reduce the training levy it charges firms next year in a bid to stave off its closu

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Paul McLaughlin Building engineering services employers have been reassured that new routes to professional certification will be made available by the passing of revised F Gas handling legislation next year.

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Increasingly strict building ventilation standards are making the task of achieving a good balance between healthy indoor air quality (IAQ) and lower HVAC power and energy consumption more challenging for building engineers all over the world. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is

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Paul McLaughlin The Scottish Government’s announcement that Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) are to be used as the preferred method on all public sector construction projects over £4 million has been hailed as a major step towards greater financial stability for the industry.

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