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Friday, May 31, 2019

Q1 2019 State of Trade survey results

The BESA Summary of the Q! 2019 State of Trade survey results is available...

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

LEGAL AND PROPERTY EXPERTS CALL FOR MANDATORY IAQ

A group of lawyers, property professionals and environmental consultants called for indoor air quality measures to be made legally enforceable during a roundtable discussion chaired by BESA. Hosted by law firm Clarkslegal at its Covent Garden office, the debate heard that reputational risk and concerns about staff welfare were prompting many property owners and managers to reassess their IAQ...

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Friday, March 15, 2019

SPRING BUDGET 2019 - HIGHLIGHTS

Below are the key highlights of the Spring Budget set out on 13 March 2019 by the Chancellor, Phillip Hammond. Economy The economy continues to grow despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit although this year dipping slightly from 1.6% to 1.2% since October’s budget. However, there is a general sense of optimism for 2021/2022 with predicted growth to increase to 1.6% as opposed to expected...

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Monday, March 4, 2019

BESA LAUNCHES AWARD FOR WOMEN IN ENGINEERING

We're supporting the campaign to attract more women into engineering professions by launching an award to mark the centenary of the Womens’ Engineering Society (WES). BESA believes engineering professions in general – and building engineering in particular – will not be able to meet their future business goals without a far more gender diverse workforce. According to the Office for National...

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Friday, February 22, 2019

HISTORY MATTERS

As an organisation, BESA believes in the importance of looking to the future; of always moving forward. However, there is also huge value in pausing to reflect on our past – it is because of our incredible HVCA heritage that we are able to serve our members and the sector so effectively. From labour disputes to ground-breaking legislation; from wage agreements to professional qualifications –...

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