BRE welcomes extension to UKCA marking deadline

BRE has welcomed the extension to the UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking deadline, announced by government on 24 August 2021. The transition period to obtain UKCA marking to demonstrate compliance with product regulations has been extended for an extra year until 1st January 2023. UKCA marking enables manufacturers to demonstrate that their products have met … Continue reading “BRE welcomes extension to UKCA marking deadline”

NEW SABRE LICENCES: APRIL 2018

We are pleased to welcome Canary Wharf Group PLC, Instrom Limited and ICTS Consult as SABRE Licensed Companies. SABRE is BRE’s security assessment and certification scheme. If you are investing in security or wish to understand and improve security at new and existing facilities, you need to think carefully about the company you select to … Continue reading “NEW SABRE LICENCES: APRIL 2018”

Martin Shipp becomes IFE International President 2017-18

BRE Global’s Fire Safety Technical Development Director, Martin Shipp, was installed as the Institute of Fire Engineers’ International President.  BRE team members witnessed Martin’s inauguration at the recent IFE International Conference (11/12th July 2017). Pictured left to right: Peter Bonfield, Steve Manchester, Martin Shipp, Ciara Holland, Connor McIntosh, Jeremy Ockenden at the IFE Gala Dinner, … Continue reading “Martin Shipp becomes IFE International President 2017-18”

Ethical Labour Sourcing – A big leap for BRE, the industry and society

The Centre for Sustainable Products at BRE has a long tradition with product environmental assessment with products such as Environmental Profiles and the Green Guide to Specification. Over the past few years I have seen this evolve from a very quantitative approach to recognise the broader sustainability issues that touch procurement and supply chain assurance. … Continue reading “Ethical Labour Sourcing – A big leap for BRE, the industry and society”

Property & Business Interruption Insurance – Get recognised for good practice

Property protection insurance is not a legal necessity but without it a building owner will have to pay for any damage their property suffers. In addition, a business may lose income and might even face third party compensation claims related to property damage or injury through negligence. So insurance can be a wise investment, particularly … Continue reading “Property & Business Interruption Insurance – Get recognised for good practice”