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HVCA Newslink:HVCA backs 'deemed to satisfy' arrangements

HVCA members are being encouraged to take advantage of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) Forum, which has been established - with the endorsement of the government and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) - by four of the UK's leading operators of approved contractor schemes. 
 1 Oct 2009

HVCA Newslink: Manly succeeds to the presidency

Graham Manly has been elected president of the HVCA for 2009/10. 
 1 Sep 2009

HVCA Newslink: Carbon reduction offers threats and opportunities

The building services engineering sector has a great deal to gain from the increasing global commitment to carbon reduction and energy conservation, according to HVCA president Graham Manly. 
 1 Sep 2009

Agency alliance is platform for positive action

The Building Services Engineering Employment Agency Alliance is providing a valuable forum for the review of key workforce issues - and an effective platform for the initiation of positive action - jointly by contractors and their principal manpower providers. 
 1 Sep 2009

HVCA Newslink: President highlights challenges

President Gareth Vaughan outlined to industry colleagues worldwide the principal challenges currently being faced by HVCA members and the UK building services engineering sector. 
 1 Aug 2009

HVCA Newslink: Joint venture support

Chairman Jim O'Neil has confirmed that M&E Sustainability - the joint venture between the HVCA and the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA) - will continue its sponsorship of the Centre for Efficient and Renewable Energy in Buildings (CEREB), which is currently under construction at London South Bank University. 
 1 Aug 2009

HVCA Newslink: Home heating helpline launched

The HVCA has launched a heating helpline to promote energy efficiency in the home and raise the profile of members active in the residential marketplace. 
 1 Aug 2009

HVCA Newslink: Payment regime pleas ignored

Research carried out by the HVCA among its members suggests that calls for the public sector to improve its payment regime to suppliers are falling on deaf ears. 
 1 Jul 2009

HVCA Newslink: Green buildings ‘need integrated teams’

The traditional procurement practices employed by the construction industry act as a barrier to the delivery of sustainable buildings, according to a report launched in the House of Lords. 
 1 Jun 2009

HVCA Newslink: Advice for Scotland

HVCA deputy chief executive Roderick Pettigrew has given evidence to the Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee on the effect of the recession on specialist engineering contracting. 
 1 May 2009

HVCA Newslink: CASEC gains forum seat

Representation of the building services engineering sector north of the border has received a shot in the arm with the granting of a seat on the Scottish Construction Forum (SCF) to the Scottish Confederation of Associations of Specialist Engineering Contractors (CASEC). 
 1 May 2009

HVCA Unique contractor insurance offers savings

A NEW contractor liability insurance scheme is now available to HVCA members on an exclusive basis. 
 1 Jan 2008