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Putting SHEQ at the heart of our commitment to continuous improvement

Putting SHEQ at the heart of our commitment to continuous improvement

06/04/2022

SHEQ is a critical element of operational best practice for both BES and our clients. As a company that designs and delivers critical projects, often in live environments, our commitment is to ensure safety is achieved by choice, not by chance. The role of the SHEQ department is not only focused on safety, we are also responsible for environmental best practice, quality assurance and health and wellbeing...READ MORE

BES STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP TEAM

BES STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP TEAM

21/02/2022

We are delighted to announce that we have strengthened our leadership team to deliver continued scalability and prepare for continued profitable growth. BES celebrates 20 years in business in 2022 and has grown to a £100 million turnover organisation, prompting the decision to enhance its board structure, including the introduction of chairman, CEO and COO roles... READ MORE

The Proposed EU GMP Annex 1

The Proposed EU GMP Annex 1

18/02/2022

In this article, we will discuss the proposed EU GMP Annex 1 changes and how these are likely to affect compliance for both existing medicinal products manufacturing facilities and future developments...READ MORE

BES TO DESIGN AND DELIVER REFURBISHMENT PROJECT TO BOOST RECIPHARM’S MEDICAL DEVICE CAPACITY

BES TO DESIGN AND DELIVER REFURBISHMENT PROJECT TO BOOST RECIPHARM’S MEDICAL DEVICE CAPACITY

10/02/2022

We are delighted to have been awarded a £4 million project to design, construct and commission a medical device production facility for manufacturer Recipharm who market their devices under the Bespak by Recipharm brand. Located at Recipharm’s King’s Lynn manufacturing site, the project involves refurbishment of a large section of Building 7; a facility originally designed and constructed by BES in 2014...READ MORE

Putting the client at the heart of the BIM journey

Putting the client at the heart of the BIM journey

08/12/2021

In this comments-based article, Mike Robinson, BIM Manager at BES discusses the critical role played by the client in ensuring a successful BIM journey throughout the design, construction and lifecycle phases. Working on heavily-serviced, complex projects where compliance of the operational environment and business continuity are critical throughout the lifecycle of the asset, BES has focused on working collaboratively with clients from the EIR (Exchange of Information Requirement) stage of each project. The company has found that clients are embracing the potential for BIM to reduce waste, drive quality, ensure compliance and deliver operational efficiency and resilience throughout the lifecycle of the asset...READ MORE

The New Sterile Filling Facility for BPL

The New Sterile Filling Facility for BPL

30/11/2021

Further to our recent communication with regards the construction update for the new sterile filling facility at Bio Products Laboratory Limited (BPL), we are now delighted to report our Process Engineering activities are well underway. Working in close collaboration and partnership with BPL’s Capital Projects, Engineering, Maintenance and Validation Departments, BES’s Process Engineering Teams are currently designing and will install, commission and validate the Critical, High Purity Process Utilities comprising Purified Water, Water for Injection, Clean Steam and Compressed Air to the latest pharmacopeial regulatory standards...READ MORE

BES trainee completes apprenticeship with a first

BES trainee completes apprenticeship with a first

19/10/2021

Project engineer, James Robinson has achieved a First Class Honours degree from UCLan (University of Central Lancashire) after BES enabled him to complete both an HNC and a degree as part of his apprenticeship. James joined BES aged just 16 after completing a year at sixth form college and deciding that he wanted to earn as he learned instead of going down a more traditional academic route. Following a few weeks’ work experience with the company, he was taken on as an apprentice and, for the past six years, he has combined his role as a trainee project engineer with his studies...READ MORE

Driving compliance and reducing risk with value engineering

Driving compliance and reducing risk with value engineering

12/10/2021

Value engineering has become an integral part of the delivery process for most construction projects, as design teams leverage their expertise to deliver the best possible outcome for the client within their available budget. The challenge is that the true size of the budget and the non-negotiable requirements for the project are often unknowns for the design team at the beginning of many projects, which can sometimes lead to unnecessary layers of additional revisions, contributing to both the cost and time taken...READ MORE

Prefabrication and Modular Construction

Prefabrication and Modular Construction

01/10/2021

The requirement to provide the highest quality facilities, within extremely challenging timescales, drives us to consider and adopt innovative construction methods that will expedite installation, provide additional levels of safety and reduced labour levels on site, whilst ensuring the very highest quality standards are maintained...READ MORE

BES delivers pharma QA lab in repurposed warehouse

BES delivers pharma QA lab in repurposed warehouse

23/08/2021

We have recently completed a £1.8 million project to create a Quality Assurance (QA) laboratory to GMP standards within an existing high bay warehouse. Delivering the project for a major pharmaceutical company, BES fulfilled the role of a principal designer and principal contractor, under CDM. The company successfully completed the 24-week project over four weeks early, equating to a programme reduction of 20%...READ MORE

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