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BESA says all buildings should be treated as high risk

Despite repeated warnings that measures introduced by the Building Safety Act are now in place, affecting every project, many contractors are still ignoring safety regulations says the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). The Association is concerned that firms do not ...

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Cleaning bodies collaborate on innovative industry research

Experts from the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) and the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA) have teamed up to work in partnership on an innovative pioneering project – The Future of Cleaning initiative. An industry first, this ground-breaking ...

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EBSSA unveils work to codify competences and standards for industry

The Engineering and Building Services Skills Authority (EBSSA) is inviting multiple installer disciplines to begin codifying standards and competences for the sector. This initiative is part of wider industry and government efforts to ‘raise the bar’ on individual competence within ...

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Head of business development hire at BESA

Simon Lunt has been appointed to the newly created role of Head of Business Development at the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). Lunt brings extensive and varied experience to this new role having started his career in the chemical industry ...

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BCIA announces new vice-president Jen Vickers

The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has elected Jen Vickers of Crown House Technologies as its next Vice-President and announced three new additions to the Management Committee. Vickers joined the BCIA Management Committee in January 2023 and will take up ...

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New home for the ASFP

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has moved to its new head office in Coventry. The new building provides the ASFP with greater capacity, enabling it to offer even more support and services to its members. The new premises, ...

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BCC chair says Government response to life-saving campaign is ‘disappointing’ and ‘complacent’

Thousands of lives could potentially be saved by making cleaning and hygiene – one of the UK’s biggest industries- a national priority, says British Cleaning Council (BCC) Chair, Delia Cannings. Cannings has accused the Government of being “dismissive, arrogant and ...

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CIBSE engages with climate leaders at COP28

CIBSE President Adrian Catchpole and CEO Ruth Carter represented the institution at COP28, bringing CIBSE’s world-leading expertise on embodied carbon to centre stage in a series of presentations and panel discussions in the prestigious Blue Zone of the event. The ...

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Senior hire at ASFP

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has expanded its senior team with the appointment of Nadine Saxon as Operations Director. In this newly created role, Saxon will support the continued growth of the Association and ensure the team has ...

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Senior building safety role created at BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has appointed Rachel Davidson to the newly created position of Director of Specialist Knowledge, where she will have a particular focus on the Building Safety Act and its implications for BESA members and the ...

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