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The government has announced it will be delaying the introduction of a new process for receiving VAT payments by twelve months following concerns from the construction sector about introducing the changes.
BESA has established a special working group focused on understanding health and wellbeing in buildings to help implement a new British standard on quantifying the impacts of conditions such as air quality in the built environment.
SNIPEF, BESA and the SEC Group have joined with other construction bodies to urge government to defer the introduction of VAT reforms until 2020 over fears about further market uncertainty.
BESA has urged government to expand proposed reforms of fire and building safety to a wider range of high risks buildings than is presently being considered.
Building services sector support is sought for new construction industry-wide pledges to decarbonise buildings with a more holistic approach to their design and use.
Industry body BESA is seeking to play up the importance to good building safety of ensuring ventilation hygiene and effective ongoing maintenance with a new competence scheme for specialists.
The implications of calls from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for the UK government to commit to stricter targets on reducing national carbon emissions over the next three decades are a core focus of this month’s H&V News.
A new online service has been launched with the aim of streamlining the application process for the Engineering Services Skillcard.
The construction sector could face drastic shortages in skilled labour unless the government can amend existing immigration policies in case of a ’no deal’ Brexit, building services body BESA has warned.
The financial outlook of building services companies over the first quarter of 2019 is described as “subdued” with a majority expecting their incomes to either stay unchanged or fall in 2019, an industry survey has found.