A ‘no deal’ Brexit arrangement and a failure to secure a viable customs arrangement between the UK and EU should be avoided at all costs, an open letter to the UK government from the EURIS advisory body has urged.
BESA has welcomed government amendments to the Apprenticeship Levy that it has said will ease restrictions on the distribution of funds.
Tracey Richardson has been elected as the president of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE).
Biogases such as biomethane and bioSNG have been put forward as near-term solutions to decarbonise the UK heat industry by switching away from natural gas, yet support is lacking to realise this change, a new cross-party report from Carbon Connect has argued.
Home Solutions from John Lewis is growing its membership of local tradespeople, following positive customer response to its trials in the Home Counties and the west country. The scheme encompasses a range of trades from heating engineers and plumbers to plasterers and property maintenance.
Ensuring a stronger enforcement and inspection regime for construction standards as called for in Dame Judith Hackitt’s review of building regulations will be a vital step to improve the sustainability of building services, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has said.
The UK government is partnering with the construction industry to invest up to £420m in pushing new technologies, offsite manufacturing techniques and digital building design onto the market as part of a new Construction Sector Deal unveiled today.
Provisional data from HSE shows that risk of fatality for workers over 60 is disproportionately high
H&V News introduces its first collection of articles on important industry topics, from district heating to harnessing data
The independent Committee on Climate Change says there is an urgent need for the government to firm up details on how it will reduce the carbon footprint of the energy grid and buildings within the next twelve months to ensure long-term environmental ambitions are met.