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Fears across Whitehall of another insolvency of a major construction group, similar in scale to the collapse of Carillion last year, reflects a continued lack of political action on payment practices, BESA has warned.
BESA has welcomed some of the broad initiatives outlined in this week’s Queen’s Speech as a step towards much needed reforms for the HVAC and building services sector. However, the organisation said it was disappointed about a lack of clear commitments to ending poor payment practices in the legislative agenda for the new parliament.
A launch event for this year’s upcoming Gas Safety Week campaign was held yesterday (11 September) at the Palace of Westminster with organisers highlighting a need to challenge basic assumptions held by the general public about current dangers.
Calls from parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee to make improving the energy efficiency of UK buildings into a national infrastructure priority have been welcomed by the National Energy Action (NEA) charity.
Members of the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council’s (HHIC’s) boiler manufacturers group have pledged to amend their packaging to mark Gas Safety Week 2018, which launches today (September 17).
An International Carbon Monoxide Research Network (ICORN) designed to bring together global expertise and research on better understanding and tackling CO poisoning was launched this week in parliament.
January’s issue of H&V News looks at some of the early fallout from the 2017 Autumn Budget and how it is expected to impact major industry concerns around apprenticeship numbers and fuel poverty over the year ahead.
A cross party group of MPs have committed to push for tighter legislation on carbon monoxide detection during the parliamentary launch of this year’s Gas Safety Week.