Don’t let this retentions consultation be ...
Despite all the other bad economic news out there, late payment remains one of the biggest threats faced by construction SMEs, writes BESA’s director ...Start Reading
So, there never was a plan
At the recent BESA President’s Lunch, we received confirmation of something most of us probably already knew – but it was instructive anyway, writes ...Start Reading
BESA PRESIDENT CALLS FOR ‘CRISIS ENGINEERING’
The UK should look to its engineering community for solutions to many of the serious social and economic challenges it is facing, according to the ...Start Reading
You Can’t Be, What You Can’t See
Alexandra Knight, founder of Stemazing – the organisation she set up to inspire greater diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and ...Start Reading
How I Am Making Real Impact On Carbon Saving
It seems strange to admit it now, but I actually had no idea about building services until I ended up IN building services.Start Reading
Why ‘Why’ Is More Important Than ‘What’
Why do we engineer things? Why do we do it like that? Is it because we have always done it that way? Why not try this instead?Start Reading
I Fell Into Engineering, But It Has Really ...
I have spent more than 20 years in the facilities management sector working for several major firms in business development, sales, and customer ...Start Reading
They Are Not Perfect, But We Can Work With ...
Changes to the Building Regulations that come into force today can help the industry make buildings healthier and more comfortable while also ...Start Reading
Become an Apprentice and change the world!
Neil Brackenridge started out as an engineering apprentice and is now President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). He believes ...Start Reading
Out of Adversity Comes A United Front
“Coming together is a beginning; staying together is progress; and working together is success” Henry Ford.Start Reading
China Is Already Leading Us Down The Path To ...
BESA CEO David Frise explains why 2022 could see some major progress on net zero driven – not by policy - but by a dramatic shift in the economics ...Start Reading
Employment Crisis - What Crisis?
In the early months of the pandemic, forecasters predicted dire consequences for employment in just about every sector of the UK economy. The Bank of ...Start Reading