The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has welcomed the first reading of a new retentions bill in parliament.
The ‘Aldous Bill’ has been introduced by Conservative MP for Waveney Peter Aldous, and has received cross-party support from 12 sponsoring MPs. The bill was developed in conjunction with the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA). It seeks to amend the 1996 Construction Act to ensure retention money is held in a deposit protection scheme – thus ending the issue of upstream insolvency and the working capital it takes from the industry and SMEs.
The winners of the 2017 Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) Awards were announced at a gala dinner in Birmingham.
The awards, hosted by BBC broadcaster Steph McGovern at the Hilton Metropole, recognise excellence in the building controls industry.
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