Industry Insight

BESA are partners and members of a number of leading industry trade organisations and associations. This enables us to provide our members with access to exclusive and valuable industry intelligence, forecast and analysis, helping you get ahead of the curve, win more work and futureproof your business.

Build UK

BESA is a Build UK member and we are part of a number of working groups to help collaborate across the sector. We regularly disseminate information and guidance from Build UK directly with members via email and newsletters.  

Build UK is the leading representative organisation for the UK construction industry. By bringing together Clients, Main Contractors, Trade Associations representing over 11,500 Specialist Contractors and other organisations committed to industry collaboration, Build UK represents in excess of 40% of UK construction.

Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

BESA is a member of the CBI and David Frise, BESA's Chief Executive, is a representative on the CBI's Trade Association Council. We share with BESA members the CBI's monthly Economy in Brief  and their quarterly Economic Deep Dive, all of which are saved in the BESA Members' Area here. 

The CBI speaks on behalf of every sector in the economy. Their membership includes firms and trade associations, coming together with common priorities and a shared vision. They represent 190,000 businesses; together they employ nearly seven million people. They make sure businesses get heard by being the UK’s most effective and influential business organisation.

Construction Leadership Council (CLC)

BESA is a member of the CLC and we partake in a number of working groups. Information and guidance is shared regularly with BESA members.

The CLC works with industry colleagues to address fundamental business challenges associated with our cyclical workload and our ability to invest in the supply chain and our people.  They aim to find opportunities to invest in skills, innovation, and technology in order to deliver greater productivity, drive greater efficiencies and deliver better value outcomes for their clients.  

Construction Industry Council (CIC)

BESA is a CIC member and we are involved in a number of their committees and groups. We share policy and guidance from CIC with members via email and newsletters.

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

CIC uses expertise to shape a built environment that delivers a better society and a better world bringing Built environment professionals together - sharing a collective interest in enhancing the industry for a greater positive impact and contribution to society.

Construction Products Association (CPA)

As a partner of the CPA, BESA is able to offer members exclusive access to the CPA's authorities economic publications. 

BESA shares the CPA's quarterly Construction Industry Forecasts (normally £210 each) with members as well as their State of Trade Surveys

These valuable publications provide members, policy-makers, media and industry observers with insight into the state of the construction products manufacturing and construction sectors to facilitate planning and business development.

These publications are available exclusively to members and are worth over £840 annually.

Find out how we fully represent you, our members within a number of external organisations across the UK and with government.  

Enquire About BESA Membership Today

Sign Up To The BESA Mailing List

To receive industry news and information from the experts.