Tag : Brexit
The latest Queen’s Speech, the second to be delivered this year, reinstates broad government proposals for air quality legislation, building safety reforms and the future enforcement of environmental standards over the course of the current parliament.
The December edition of H&V News has found that post-Brexit regulatory alignment with the EU and the creation of a national retrofit strategy to support decarbonised heat are among some of the key priorities the HVAC industry hopes to see from a future government.
The industry’s calls to define a clear direction for leaving the EU, while fully avoiding the ‘worst case-scenario’ of a no-deal withdrawal will continue for at least several more months with an additional New Year Brexit extension agreed and a General Election set for 12 December.
BESA president John Norfolk has said specialists working across the HVACR sector are facing a “perfect storm” of political and economic challenges moving into 2020 and beyond.
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.
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.
All candidates standing to become the next UK’s prime minister have been warned by manufacturers of the unsustainable financial burden facing key industries from a no-deal Brexit.
“Serious concerns” over a lack of oversight and enforcement for the government’s environmental policies and targets post-Brexit have been identified in new findings from a major
Establishing a statutory ‘Construction Improvement Authority’ for the UK is among drastic changes needed to address significant failings in standards across the HVAC sector.
The latest edition of H&V News looks at what future there may be for gas heating after the government confirmed that boilers designed to burn fossil fuels will not be permissible in new buildings going forward.