Posts tagged with ‘Industrial Strategy’

  • Priva UK comments on the Industrial Strategy: What are the implications for BEMS manufacturers?

    By Debbie Eales on January 5, 2018
    It’s been a while since the Industrial Strategy was released by the Business and Energy Secretary, Greg Clark MP. Gavin Holvey, UK and Ireland Sales Manager at Priva UK comments on the investment and policy details set out by the Government, and warns against losing impetus in the drive to a lower carbon, energy efficient future. The last couple of […]
  • Twenty-three trade associations call on government to reform cash retention practices in construction

    By Debbie Eales on December 19, 2017
    The ECA (Electrical Contractors’ Association) and BESA (Building Engineering Services Association) are among 23 trade bodies to have signed the following open letter on the issue of retentions in construction. Calling on the Government to reform retention practices, the signitories suggest Regulations should specify that retentions must be held in a statutory retention deposit scheme (rather than in clients’ own […]
  • Trade bodies welcome sector deal

    By Debbie Eales on November 29, 2017
    The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the electrotechnical and engineering services trade body ECA have both welcomed the government’s decision to focus on improving productivity as a key element of its special ‘sector deal’ with construction. Construction has been chosen as a front runner alongside life sciences, artificial intelligence and the automotive industry for a new partnership between government, […]