How can you make sure you get work in the future?

Helen Yeulet, Skills policy lead for Actuate UK and Director of Training & Skills BESA Academy, takes a look at how heating and plumbing engineers can future-proof themselves and their businesses: Have you left school and trained through an apprenticeship to be a qualified installer in building services? Or did you start out as a […]

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New survey reveals that SME profits are up, but skills and materials troubles persist

The latest quarterly Building Engineering Business Survey has revealed that while SME turnovers continue to recover from the pandemic, finding the right people and materials to cope with mounting orders is a growing cause for concern. Under half (44%) of respondents reported a rise in turnover in Q3 2021 compared with Q2 2021, while nearly […]

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Materials shortage – ECA and SELECT warn Members to plan ahead

Increasingly long lead times for many products has prompted ECA and SELECT to alert their Members to the extended delays and urge them to plan ahead and order early. The warning by the leading trade associations comes hot on the heels of a recent warning by BEAMA that demand was likely to outstrip supply for many months to come. The manufacturer’s […]

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