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Association for Specialist Fire Protection appoints new CEO

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has appointed Steve Davies as its new Chief Executive Officer. Having joined the Association on 1 March, Davies will officially take the reins at the ASFP’s AGM on 28 April, when outgoing CEO ...

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BESA says opening windows will not protect schools

As thousands of children return to the classroom in England next week, the debate about how best to minimise the risk of virus transmission including the need for better ventilation has been reignited. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), believes ...

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New engineering services alliance, Actuate UK launches

A new alliance for the UK engineering services sector has launched today (10 February) to deliver a single, consolidated voice for the sector. Actuate UK is an alliance of eight leading trade, technology, research and professional bodies in engineering services ...

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Carrillo begins term as Chairman of Global FM

Immediate Past Chair of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) John Carrillo, CFM, IFMA Fellow begins his two-year term today (1 February) as Chairman of the Global Facility Management Association’s (Global FM) Board of Directors. Carrillo’s appointment as Chair Elect ...

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BCC hopes MPs will champion the vital role of cleaning and hygiene operatives in fighting Covid-19

The British Cleaning Council (BCC), which is sponsoring the new proposed All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the cleaning and hygiene industry, says it will push for the recognition cleaning and hygiene operatives deserve for the vital work they are ...

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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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BESA urges industry to redouble site safety efforts

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned against safety complacency on construction sites during the new lockdown period. It congratulated the sector on its efforts so far to keep everyone safe, but stressed the industry was now under even more ...

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IWFM launches new social value measurement framework

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has partnered with the Social Value Portal and National Social Value Taskforce to develop a new measurement framework . Designed specifically for the workplace and facilities management profession, the National TOMs Facilities Management ...

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BESA and ESTA create joint energy efficiency group

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has established a joint Special Interest Group with the Energy Services Technology Association (ESTA) to promote energy efficiency in buildings to government and industry. The Energy Efficiency in Buildings Group will include members from ...

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CHSA unveils accreditation scheme for chemical manufacturers

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has launched an accreditation scheme for the manufacturers of cleaning chemicals. This move means the CHSA has achieved its strategic ambition of accrediting all members. The combination of the Association’s rigorous code of ...

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