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UK News

18 Sep 2018Union exposes apprentice levy “scam”

UK: The UK’s largest trade union claims that some large companies may be profiting by deducting the apprentice levy from workers’ wages.

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18 Sep 2018Space wins supplier award

UK: Space Engineering Services has been named Sustainability Supplier of the Year by foodservice company Bidcorp.

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17 Sep 2018BSE Skills wins historic skills bid

UK: A new body, BSE Skills Ltd, has been appointed by the four UK governments to oversee vocational training in electrical, plumbing and HVAC.

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16 Sep 2018Six compete at WorldSkills UK

UK: Chandler Davison of Thermocold, who dropped out of last year’s UK SkillFridge finals due to injury, has qualified for this year’s event as...

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14 Sep 2018F-gas will remain in “no deal” Brexit

UK: The UK government has confirmed that it will maintain the requirements of the F-gas regulations in the event of a “no deal” Brexit.

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12 Sep 2018Cool Talks and factory tour

UK: Advanced Engineering is offering a tour of its Basingstoke manufacturing, product development and testing facility for all attendees at next week’s IoR Cool...

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12 Sep 2018Capita is preferred Gas Safe bidder

UK: Capita will continue to operate the official register of engineers licensed to undertake gas work on behalf of the HSE.

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11 Sep 2018Waitrose trials engineless refrigeration

UK: Supermarket chain Waitrose is conducting a low emissions trial of a Carrier Transicold engineless Syberia Twincool multi-temperature refrigeration unit on a natural gas-powered...

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10 Sep 2018Javac takes on Spectroline sales

UK: Javac has been appointed as European distributor and exclusive UK distributor for the Spectroline range of leak detection products from the US-based Spectronics...

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7 Sep 2018Seven seek election to IoR board

UK: A record number of seven candidates are vying for election to the Institute of Refrigeration’s board of trustees.

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6 Sep 2018AMP “more than doubles” Panasonic sales

UK: One year on from its acquisition, UK air conditioning distributor AMP is said to have “more than doubled” sales of Panasonic products in...

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5 Sep 2018Synecore moving on up

UK: M&E contractor Synecore is moving its UK head office to Sittingbourne as part of a five-year expansion plan.

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