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Friday, May 5, 2017

Apprenticeships and funding - regional meetings

We are inviting all BESA members in England to one of our exclusive member events where we will cover everything you need to know about apprenticeships, trailblazers, frameworks and funding. Held in place of the summer round of regional meetings, these events will give you the opportunity to find out more about apprenticeship and training funding, and specifically what it means for your...

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Survey reflects scale of industry’s mental health problem

More than 25% of construction related workers, who responded to a mental health survey, said they had considered taking their own lives because of workplace stress. The figures are even more alarming among junior staff and graduates where over one third confessed to having suicidal thoughts at some point in their working lives. The survey was carried out by the trade publication Construction...

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

BESA AND ECA LAUNCH ENGINEERING SERVICES MANIFESTO

Leading trade bodies issue industry manifesto ahead of June 8 poll. An engineering services manifesto has been launched by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), ahead of the upcoming general election on 8 June. The five-point industry manifesto, which adds to a recent submission by the ECA and BESA on the government’s industrial...

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

CONSULTATION ON VAT FRAUD IN CONSTRUCTION – HAVE YOUR SAY

VAT fraud in labour provision in construction sector The Government have launched a consultation on options for combatting fraud on labour provision in the construction sector. The consultation is likely to affect many BESA Members. We are encouraging Members to take part and have their say. The consultation will consider a range of policy options to prevent supply chain fraud in the sector,...

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Beware the bogus bailiff

We have recently been informed of a number of scam calls from people purporting to be bailiffs in order to scam the company out of, in some cases, thousands of pounds. The scam usually begins with one of the false ‘bailiffs’ telephoning a business claiming that they have a warrant and a bailiff is on his way to your business property, they then offer you the opportunity to settle the debt via a...

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