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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

BESCA’s New Building Regulations CPD E-learning course

BESCA is the certification arm of the BESA group. Acting as an independent UKAS accredited body, it strives to help businesses meet industry standards, promoting technical excellence in the building services sector. From March 2017, BESCA will be delivering Building Regulation updates online via their new e-learning course, aimed at those operating within the mechanical sector.   Russell Mott,...

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Apprenticeship is just start of a journey

Criticisms of the government’s plans to boost apprenticeships are missing the “big picture”, according to BESA. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has published a report in which it claims the target of delivering three million new apprenticeships by 2020 could be “poor value for money”. A new Apprenticeship Levy is being imposed on the very largest employers from next year in order to pay...

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Monday, January 30, 2017

More ‘active’ government promises special deals

Doing deals is all the rage in political circles just now. Donald Trump wants to do a trade deal with Theresa May and put the UK at the front of the queue. She wants to do special deals with different parts of UK industry as part of her proposed industrial strategy making this an unprecedented opportunity for building engineering services. Amidst all this deal making, it is vital that BESA...

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

BESA North West Awards - shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the apprentice categories in the 2017 BESA North West awards. The awards are taking place on 25 February at Manchester Mercure Piccadilly Hotel where the winners of the apprentice awards will be announced along with the winners of our employer awards which celebrate the commitment to training and development made by both individuals and...

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Industry bodies agree single process for BIM product data

Three leading construction industry bodies have moved to clear up growing confusion over the process of standardising product information for use in Building Information Modelling (BIM). The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), and the Construction Products Association (CPA) have agreed on the respective roles of the...

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