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ECA Industry Awards 2021 open for nominations

Recognising the key achievements of the highest talent in electrotechnical and engineering services, the ECA Awards provide the opportunity for contractors and wider industry associates to showcase their exceptional work. With entries now open for 2021, this year’s awards will ...

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The Common Assessment Standard from CHAS: What you need to know

The roll-out of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, Managing Director Ian McKinnon explains more. What is the Common Assessment Standard? ...

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BESA becomes first trade body to adopt prequalification standard

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has become the first trade body to adopt a new industry agreed prequalification standard that promises to cut expensive and time consuming ‘red tape’ for contractors. The new Common Assessment Standard, developed by Build ...

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The Common Assessment Standard from CHAS: What you need to know

The roll-out of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, Managing Director Ian McKinnon explains more. What is the Common Assessment Standard? ...

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Government to challenge unrealistically low bids

Contractors face “intense scrutiny” if they submit unrealistically low bids for public sector contracts, according to a senior official at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Fergus Harradence, Deputy Director for Infrastructure and Construction, told a webinar ...

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BESA urges trade professionals to review contracts amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling on contractors to review their contracts so supply chains can work together to manage delays to projects during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Many sites are being shut down in response to government ...

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Compliance: Health & Safety

Gary Duce, MD of Reset looks at the duties of FMs to control, manage and monitor contractors working on their premises and sites to ensure compliance with legal and health and safety obligations. Most organisations have policies in place concerning ...

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