Posts tagged with ‘building services’

  • Building services workers secure 5% pay rise

    By Debbie Eales on August 13, 2018
    Operatives across the building services contracting sector will receive salary increases of more than 5% by 2020, following the latest round of national wage negotiations between employers and the trade union Unite. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) – representing the industry’s employers – settled on an hourly rate increase of 2.5% from this October followed by a further 2.75% […]
  • MBO deals see GMI energy become two

    By Debbie Eales on March 14, 2018
    GMI Construction Group has released its GMI Energy division through two management buyout arrangements with existing shareholders to the business. The mechanical and electrical services part of GMI Energy has been acquired by Managing Director Carl Nielsen who has rebranded to become KNG Building Services Ltd, a part of the Kirk Nielsen Group Ltd. The facilities management and renewable energy […]
  • New Building Services Forum to tackle cyber security, energy management, intelligent buildings and more

    By Debbie Eales on January 12, 2018
    Book your ticket now at An exciting new event for the building services industry, will be tackling a raft of sector-specific topics in nine CPD-accredited seminars, with break-out sessions, networking opportunities and the chance to talk directly to come of the biggest manufacturers in the business. Hosted by FETA Chief Executive, Russell Beattie, and supported by trade bodies including […]
  • BSRIA comments on the UK decision to leave the EU

    By Debbie Eales on June 24, 2016
    A high level of uncertainty has been evident in the build up to the referendum which has been detrimental to our economy – but the country has given its decision to leave the EU. Julia Evans, Chief Executive, BSRIA, said: “The decision is ‘out’ and the country has voted. But we now have some very serious questions for government: how […]