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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.
Delaying the UK’s exit from the EU until April has failed to address industry fears over the significant potential damage to the building services sector from a ‘no deal’ Brexit, a major manufacturer’s association has warned.
“Earth shattering” amendments that will dramatically reshape building safety standards and how they are enforced should not be expected during the course of 2019, the chief executive of the Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group has said.
Despite continued uncertainty over how Brexit will impact trade, regulations and the construction supply should it go ahead as scheduled at the end of this month, the UK HVAC industry must undergo significant change to adapt to a changing global market place.
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.
UK-based manufacturers reliant on the CE marking to show compliance with key EU safety and quality standards will have to switch to new branding for domestic testing should no-deal be reached on Brexit.
This month’s magazine finds broad concerns within the HVAC industry on an ongoing failure to have finalised arrangements for the UK’s future relationship with the EU if Brexit goes ahead as scheduled at the end of next month.
An industry body bringing together a range of UK manufacturers and building service bodies has urged government to delay its scheduled exit from the EU by at least six months after parliament rejected its proposed withdrawal agreement.
A no deal Brexit remains the worst-case scenario for the HVAC industry as parliament braces for a vote next week over whether to back an exit agreement reached between the government and the EU, a number of manufacturers and industry bodies have said.
BSRIA has argued that a lack of investment in training remains a major issue still to be addressed within a construction industry that is also facing a number of emerging challenges linked to Brexit.
The government has published its Draft Environment Bill that is intended to enforce national commitments to protect the natural environment upon the country’s exit from the EU.
Manufacturers in the HVAC sector said they have had to invest heavily in warehousing and logistics arrangements in the event that they need to either import components or export finished product after exiting the EU with no deal in place.
An agreement has been reached to ensure that the UK will continue to participate in the European standards system amidst pressure from industry bodies for government to address ongoing uncertainty over its Brexit position.