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Lord Bichard publishes Bichard RICS Review

Lord Michael Bichard has today (21 June) published the Bichard RICS Review into the Institution’s Purpose, Governance and Strategy, which RICS Governing Council commissioned last December. The review was a key recommendation of Alison Levitt QC’s report into historic issues ...

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ECA announces new President

Business leader and electrical engineer, Steve Murray, has been named as the new President of the UK’s leading engineering services trade association, the ECA. Murray jointly owns WT Jenkins Ltd, an electrical contractor based in Liverpool, which he joined in ...

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ASFP expands its range of guidance documents

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has released three new and three updated documents which cover the structural fire protection of steel beams with corrugated webs, the firestopping of metal pipes, and planned maintenance. The new Advisory Notes 27, ...

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IWFM Conference 2022: Agents of change

IWFM has announced the details of this year’s conference which “promises” to leave delegates inspired to be their own ‘agent of change’ – the theme for this year’s event. Taking place on Wednesday 8 June at 30 Euston Square, London, ...

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Industry APPG needs to urgently make progress on key issues warns BCC

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has urgently called on the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry to drive progress on key issues affecting the sector. Senior figures at the BCC are concerned that there has been a ...

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BESA’s Crosland named chair of health & safety body

Rebecca Crosland has been elected as the new chair of the Safety and Health Engineering Partnership (SHEP). She is only the second person to take up the role following Christopher Buxton, CEO of the British Fluid Power Association, who has ...

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Business leader urges building engineering sector to ‘be prouder’ of its role in fighting climate change

Former CBI President Paul Drechsler has highlighted the key role the building engineering sector will play in addressing climate change but said it would need to compete harder for talent to address its skills challenges. Speaking at the annual Building ...

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ACE appoints new chief executive

Stephen Marcos Jones has been appointed new Chief Executive of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE). Taking up his new role on 31 January 2022, he replaces Hannah Vickers who left ACE earlier in the year. Following more than ...

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UK businesses are failing to follow through on their net zero promises

UK firms are failing to back their net zero promises with effective measurement according to a report commissioned by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management. The IWFM 2021 Sustainability Survey, supported by consultancy Inenco, reveals that just 35 per ...

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Our Standards. Your Guarantee.

By Lorcan Mekitarian, Chair of the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association Cleanliness and hygiene have never been more important than during the coronavirus pandemic. The cleaning operatives and teams being celebrated at the Kimberly-Clark Professional 2022 Golden Service Awards are ...

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