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

Friday, June 26, 2020

Over six in 10 businesses struggle to obtain RPE

Over six in 10 engineering services businesses (63 per cent) are having ‘sustained difficulty’ in obtaining suitable face masks (FFP3) for use on site, according to a new survey from BESA, ECA, SELECT, SNIPEF, LEIA and the CICV Forum. Of these businesses struggling to obtain FFP3 masks, 15 per cent said their situation was ‘impossible’, and 36 per cent said it was ‘highly...

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Corporate Insolvency & Governance Bill

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill received Royal Assent on 25 June, and has become an Act of Parliament. The legislation offers new flexibilities in the insolvency and company law frameworks, giving companies breathing space to help get through this difficult economic time. You can find factsheets about the bill and the measures within it here. Working with R3, the Association of...

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Scotland backs six new apprentice routes

Apprentices in Scotland have six new routes to specialist qualifications thanks to the work of the building engineering sector’s leading skills organisation. The new qualifications are the result of a two-year collaboration between members of the trade bodies Building Engineering Services Association (BESA); SNIPEF and SELECT through their joint venture BSE Skills, which was created to replace...

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Crisis making world even more dependent on cooling

Society has become even more dependent on cooling technologies during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Increasing numbers of people working from home and using smart technologies has driven up the demand for data centre cooling; and their crucial role in supporting healthcare facilities has thrust refrigeration and air conditioning into the...

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

BESA and SFG20 support the UK BIM Alliance

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and its widely used facilities management solution SFG20 have become affiliates of the UK BIM Alliance. The aim is to support the adoption of building information modelling (BIM) across the building engineering sector to speed up the digital transformation of the industry, improve its productivity and project delivery processes. The news comes...

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