London Fire Brigade have withdrawn blanket approvals for BS EN 81-72 deviations
LEIA’s ‘Are You Aware? No. 78: LFB withdrawn blanket approvals for BS EN 81-72 deviations’ was published to make building owners and specifiers aware of that the London Fire Brigade (LFB) have withdrawn their earlier blanket approvals for new firefighters lifts deviating from BS EN 81-72. This makes full conformity with BS EN 81-72 the […]
LEIA supports national campaign on damaging impact of payment abuse
LEIA, together with other major trade associations in the UK construction industry, is supporting the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group General Election campaign on the damaging impact of payment abuse on building quality and mental health. SEC Group is launching a major campaign during the General Election to obtain a commitment from all parliamentary candidates […]
LEIA’s maintenance-themed contracts seminar proves a big hit
LEIA’s first ever maintenance-themed contracts seminar, ‘Killer Clauses in Maintenance Contracts’ proved a big hit with its 48-strong industry audience. Developed and delivered by LEIA Contracts & Legal Committee members Neil Deighton (Stannah Lift Services) and Professor Rudi Klein (SEC Group), the interactive half-day seminar took delegates through the common pitfalls in maintenance contracts from […]
LEIA is the trade association and advisory body for the lift and escalator industry, formed in 1997 by the merging of two long-standing associations with a history dating back to 1932. With a membership of 150 UK registered companies covering 85% of the lift and escalator industry, LEIA represents a single voice for the sector. LEIA members supply passenger and goods/service lifts, stairlifts, homelifts, lifting platforms, escalators, passenger conveyors and a range of component parts for such products. LEIA members also undertake the maintenance of over 250,000 products falling within the scope of the Association.