Similarly, there are measures relating to employment and human resources issues that the Association, as a representative body of the sector, implements to the government, the Confederation of British Industry and other major national and international organisations. He added that it was imperative that all parties to the agreement continue to work in a concluded manner “to protect businesses and the health and well-being of our individuals and their families.” Internationally, BESA is a member of GCP Europe, the European Confederation of HVACR Industries and Sanitation and the European Technical Contractors Committee for the Construction Industry (CEETB), which represents all engineering specialists in the entire European construction sector.  Social benefits that will come into force from 3 October 2016 are defined in the four-year operational wage agreement in two phases 2016-2020, phase 1: the national operational agreement BESA defines the social benefits and pension contributions necessary for the assets covered by the agreement. Welplan is the preferred provider for the provision of social benefits. The agreement sets standards for pricing job content, which mainly include nationally negotiated terms of employment and hourly wages for civil engineers working in the field of mechanical services on construction sites. The rates of pay and terms of employment it sets are widely recognized by both clients and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for auction purposes. Effective social benefits from 1 October 2018 (phase 2) are set out in the 2018-2020 collective agreement for operational services: plumbers and heating and ventilation engineers will benefit from a wage increase of more than 5% until 2020, following an agreement in national wage negotiations between contractors and the union. Employers` requests for the application, interpretation or implementation of the agreement can be addressed to any member of the besa team for employment and qualifications, e-mail: email@example.com; or by telephone one of the department`s staff relations advisors. These agreements apply with the Unite union (for companies paid every hour) and its EESA employee service (for employees). It includes the ability for employers to pay tax-free travel and accommodation for workers, by agreement with HMRC, without the administrative complications normally associated with this practice, researchers at the BESA Center have produced a rich range of analysis and commentary on the revolutionary peace agreement reached by Israel and the United Kingdom.