Latest news on the initiatives and activities being undertaken by the BESA in support of its members and the building engineering services sector.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

SKILLcard endorsements now ‘fully digital’

One of the construction industry’s largest card issuing and personnel registration schemes has further streamlined its service by making the recording of employer endorsements for card applicants fully digital.  Engineering Services SKILLcard, which has over 64,000 card holders across the UK, said the move was part of the ongoing drive to continually improve the application process. SKILLcard is...

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Monday, July 6, 2020

BESA teams up with TEMA

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 & Facilities group, which amongst other things, is responsible for the widely used industry best practice facilities...

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

New BESA President calls for unity of purpose

Neil Brackenridge has been elected to serve as President of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) for 2020/21. He was confirmed in his role at today’s annual general meeting and takes over from John Norfolk of Imtech Engineering Services. Mr Brackenridge is MEP Regional Director Midlands & North at Wates Group. He was chair of the BESA North West region from 2017 to 2019 and...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Recovery plan must deliver jobs and cash

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has put its weight behind a three-stage plan to ensure construction can play a major role in the UK’s economic recovery. The Association believes the strategy drawn up by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) could pave the way for a more productive and profitable sector that is better able to meet the Prime Minister’s ambition for the...

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Employers urged to join push for skills strategy

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is inviting companies, individuals and relevant organisations to join a major new initiative tasked with extending the current skills strategy for the building services sector. The Building Services Engineering (BSE) Skills Partnership, which is a strategic alliance of employers and organisations, is opening itself up to new members in a bid to...

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