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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

BESA backs zero carbon goals

The government should adopt the ambitious zero carbon targets recommended by an influential parliamentary committee, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). The Association said the advice published by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) was “eminently achievable”. It encouraged adoption of the cross-party parliamentary committee’s key proposals including making all...

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Young engineers making progress on mental health

Many building services engineers are “struggling” with stress in the face of increasing time and financial pressures, according to one of the industry’s most prominent young engineers. Reanna Taylor, chair of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) Future Leaders group, said more engineers were now being forced to work “crazy hours” to keep on top of workloads and the additional...

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Monday, April 15, 2019

BESA sponsors HVR Awards 2019

The HVR Awards is back for its 10th anniversary and with the awards gaining momentum; BESA pledges its support as the headline sponsor.  This year’s HVR Awards sponsorships will be headlined by none other than the UK’s lead trade organisation for building engineering services, BESA. Established in 1904, the Building Engineering Services Association (formerly known as the HVCA) represents...

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Monday, April 1, 2019

BESA announces Welplan pension and benefits revamp

BESA’s welfare benefit and pensions subsidiary, Welplan Ltd, is to begin to close its master trust pension scheme, which has operated successfully in the H&V and associated industry sectors since 1988. The company will re-focus on increasing investment in and growing its long-standing employee benefits schemes providing sickness, accident, death and other benefits to a wide range of...

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Monday, March 25, 2019

British Standard, BS9009:2019  – Public sector procurement

BESCA, which acts as a certification body as part of the wider BESA Group, is a member of the Association of British Certification Bodies (ABCB). As such it has had early sight of the proposed new British Standard, BS9009:2019  – Public sector procurement – Generic requirements for organizations providing products and services. In essence, if a company wants to tender for a public sector...

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