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New engineering services alliance will be an ‘agent for positive change’

The UK engineering services sector is launching a major new industry alliance of eight organisations on 10 February. The new alliance says it will be an “agent for positive change” and  will support the delivery of a “safer, more productive ...

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NG Bailey’s Freedom acquires HV Services division of Fundamentals Ltd

Freedom, an NG Bailey Group company, has completed the acquisition of the HV Services division of Fundamentals Limited, which will join the Freedom Networks business unit. The acquisition will enable Freedom to extend its range of services in the electricity ...

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Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group to close

After nearly 30 years of actively supporting and promoting the interests of specialist engineering in the construction industry the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has announced it will come to a close early in 2021. The SEC Group currently represents ...

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Engineering services: A third of businesses remain unclear over Brexit

​A new engineering services sector survey has revealed that just under one in three businesses (30 per cent) have said they are still not clear about the forthcoming business implications of Brexit. Only a further one third (28 per cent) ...

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New COO appointment supports growth plans for Edwin James Group

Facilities engineering firm, Edwin James Group, has appointed Christopher Kehoe as Chief Operating Officer to support its growth plans and drive integration across the company’s operations. With a track record in developing customer-centric cultures, service delivery and focusing on people ...

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Edwin James Group reports 15% increase in turnover

The facilities engineering and technical services company has reported strong trading following growth across all of its core market sectors. Edwin James Group’s annual results saw turnover rise 15 per cent to £153 million with an increase in earnings (EBITDA) ...

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HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt appointed to new £95m Professional Services Framework

Independent multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, Hurley Palmer Flatt, has been appointed as one of 50 consultants on a major new professional services framework in Edinburgh, Scotland. The programme intends to rejuvenate the city of Edinburgh with the delivery of new state-of-the-art ...

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NG Bailey’s ‘strong financial position’ provides confidence for the future

For the year ended 28 February 2020, NG Bailey has reported a three per cent increase in turnover to £573 million, with underlying operating profit also increasing from £19.4 million to £19.8 million. Reporting a strong financial year, the independent ...

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Manager appointment at J S Wright

J S Wright has boosted its project management team after appointing Matthew Brough as a Mechanical Project Manager. Based at the mechanical and electrical building services provider’s Birmingham headquarters, the former apprentice has almost 25 years of experience in building ...

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BESA introduces associate membership scheme

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a new membership category catering for individuals with a particular interest in the building services industry. This is a significant development for the 116-year-old trade body, which has previously only admitted companies ...

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