Tag : Brexit
The EURIS advisory body, which brings together manufacturing and mechanical engineering bodies such as BEAMA and FETA, has this week launched a new network with EU counterparts intended to alleviate potential market disruption by creating a single industrial voice on key Brexit ambitions.
BESA will hold its second annual conference in London on November 1 with payment reform, Brexit and the technical implications of the soon to be published findings of a major review of building regulations expected to dominate proceedings.
June’s H&V News went to press as the final report of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety was published, setting out a direction for reform of the existing regulatory framework that it concluded was overly complex.
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.
An independent oversight body that would police and scrutinise UK government performance on key environmental commitments should be established to address the potential impacts of Brexit, parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has argued.
The August edition of H&V News finds a number of key industry bodies urging Theresa May to take a stand in Brexit negotiations within her party on ensuring some form of customs union and regulatory alignment to protect their supply chains and trade.
A survey of 1000 industrial product manufacturers has found overwhelming support for ensuring ongoing regulatory alignment with EU standards to safeguard trade and ensure a frictionless supply of vital components that underpin sectors such as building services.
The Construction Products Association (CPA) has downgraded industry growth prospects for 2019, citing the uncertain nature of Brexit planning and delays in the delivery of major infrastructure projects.
A “no deal” Brexit that fails to establish clear rules for hiring skilled foreign nationals, importing components and some regulatory alignment between the EU and UK would be a disaster for the UK HVAC industry that must be avoided, a panel of political and influential industry figures has warned.
November’s H&V News asks if enough is being done to support more sustainable and efficient heating and what role offsite manufacturing, financial incentives and legislation may play in realising any revised low carbon ambitions on the back of a landmark climate change report.