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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.

Monday, May 16, 2022

Trade unions push for indoor air quality pledge

Trade unions and scientists want employers to sign a pledge to protect the health and well-being of their employees by improving workplace conditions, including turning their buildings into ‘safe havens’ from polluted air.  The Public & Commercial Services (PCS) union is seeking high level government support for an ‘Employer Pledge’ developed by Independent SAGE – the group of scientists...

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Friday, May 13, 2022

CBI Conference Series: Achieving Net Zero

CBI is offering BESA members free tickets to its Achieving Net Zero conference, taking place on 7 - 8 June 2022 at the Science Museum in London.  Following COP26, the context for decarbonisation has changed dramatically. Amidst a global energy crisis and geopolitical turmoil, businesses must still lead the UK's transition to net zero. Join CBI to gain insights on how the UK's net zero strategy...

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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Business survey takes on greater significance

The latest survey of members carried out by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) will provide vital market intelligence that can help the industry shape a strategy to cope with extremely challenging economic conditions.  Rising material prices, shortages of staff, and turbulent financial markets are creating a confusing picture so BESA is urging all of its members to provide...

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Friday, May 6, 2022

BESA Awards back after two-year hiatus

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has relaunched its National Awards after a pandemic enforced two-year break.  The 2022 Awards will be presented ‘in-person’ on October 20 at a gala dinner in the Novotel London West hotel on the evening of the Association’s annual National Conference, which is being held during the day at the same venue.  The Awards, which are free to enter,...

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Friday, April 29, 2022

Building Safety Act already changing the industry

The Building Safety Act, which was given royal assent yesterday, is already having a big impact on our industry, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).  The secondary legislation needed to turn the main proposals of the Act into specific legal measures are already in draft form and will provide the detailed actions required over the next year to 18 months. However,...

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