Tag : Brexit
The industry’s calls to define a clear direction for leaving the EU, while fully avoiding the ‘worst case-scenario’ of a no-deal withdrawal will continue for at least several more months with an additional New Year Brexit extension agreed and a General Election set for 12 December.
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.
Cooling firms in Ireland have been warned that their UK-awarded certificates for F-Gas and ODS will not apply after October 31 if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
FETA has appointed current British Refrigeration Association (BRA) president Mark Woods as its new chairman in a move expected to build on the group’s ongoing work to address environmental and Brexit concerns.
Ensuring certainty on regulatory alignment with key EU law and standards, as well as determining future customs requirements have been identified as vital Brexit concerns for the UK building services sector.
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.
This month’s RAC Magazine includes a showcase of new applications for natural refrigerant that includes a “world first” installation of a rotary compressor pack running on CO2 at a Tesco Express store and a range of other technologies intended to transform cooling efficiency.
Research into the potential use of solar energy and waste heat sources to generate cooling functions and ensuring improved efficiencies for lower GWP refrigerant were among several projects honoured at the IOR’s 119th annual dinner in London yesterday (February 21).
The Scottish Government has announced it has more than halved the threshold for mandatory use of project bank accounts in public works projects to £2m.