Reduce risk and maintain compliance with our specialist risk management services.

We’re proud to be a leading provider of complete life cycle risk management solutions. From ensuring asset safety and legal compliance with our thorough engineering inspections to driving operational efficiency with our specialist non-destructive testing services, (and much more in between), we’re proud of the long-lasting partnerships we have formed with our customers over the last 160 years, based on the value of our solutions.

Managing risk for our broker partners

We provide a wide range of Inspection, Testing and Certification services. Our expert engineer surveyors ensure your customers’ assets remain safe, compliant, and efficient while helping to minimise downtime, prevent breakdowns, and extend equipment life.

With our suite of Inspection services, we can simplify your role as brokers and present your customers with a comprehensive risk management solution that enhances their business operations.

Building partnerships that last

At BES Group, we’re committed to ensuring the highest quality engineering inspections are delivered on time, every time, and without compromise, keeping your customers safe and legally compliant.

As one of the few UKAS Type A accredited inspection providers in the UK and Ireland, BES Group will take full responsibility for your customer’s machinery and equipment examinations. Our commitment to reliability, innovation, and ease of trading aligns closely with our priorities, and we know it’s important to you, too. We employ innovative tools and technology to provide swift and efficient solutions, making partnering with us simple.

Our team of over 800 engineer surveyors across the UK and Ireland, trained to a standard unrivalled in the market, means your customers will only ever get the best service, regardless of their location.

With the launch of the Paul Forrester Training Centre, our standalone training facility, the majority of our training is now completed in house. We’re proud to have our own unique, dedicated, industry leading facility. With our Training Centre, we can closely align our training plans to your customer’s needs, continue to train our new starters to the very best standards and upskill our existing engineer surveyors in the most efficient way.

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Tailored solutions for broker partners

BES Group have developed a complete range of solutions to help brokers and their customers to identify regulatory requirements and plan the necessary inspections to achieve compliance. As a leading provider of testing, inspection, certification and consultancy services, we combine our specialist knowledge of the latest regulations with our technical excellence and unique understanding of our industry to deliver scalable, cost-effective inspection programmes.

Just some of the services we provide for brokers include:

Statutory Engineering Inspections of work equipment that meet all regulatory requirements, including:

  • Lifts, escalators, and moving walks
  • Machinery
  • Pressure equipment
  • Cranes
  • Power equipment
  • Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV)

A full suite of electrical testing and inspection services to help meet obligations under the Electricity at Work Regulations (1989) and BS7671 (18th Edition wiring regulations), including:

  • Fixed wire inspection and testing
  • Thermographic surveys
  • Emergency lighting systems servicing
  • EV charging point testing and inspection

Ready to find out more?

Contact us today to learn more about our tailored solutions for your customers.

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Useful downloads

Plant Glossary

Our insider’s guide to identifying and understanding your customer’s vital assets that need inspecting.


Broker's guide to Engineering Inspections

A brief guide to Engineering Inspection to help brokers know the right questions when considering moving a customers contract.


Broker partnerships at BES Group

A quick round up of who we are and what we offer to our broker partners.


Using our eTrade solutions, you’ll benefit from:

Documentation at the Touch of a Button

You won’t have to spend your time waiting for policy documents – in fact, copies are uploaded to electronic files instantly when you accept a quote.

Designed by Brokers

We've worked with you to develop our Acturis products, which means they're tailored to you.

Full Back Office Integration

Acturis is fully integrated with your back office, reducing the need to re-enter information

Full Cycle E-Trading

A ‘one stop shop’ for your inspection and insurance needs.

Simple plant lists

Easy to understand plant lists, so you don’t have to be an industry expert to get the most out of this.

Unlocking customer success with BES Group

At BES Group, our goal is to make trading with us simple and effective for all our broker partners, no matter what.

We have an expert team of Broker Development Managers who are on hand to help you grow your Inspection business. They’ll help you to look for opportunities to offer Inspection services to more customers and can provide specialist training on legislation and inspection services to your staff. It can also be extended to support you with our E-Trade platforms, as well as how to offer Sudden and Unforeseen Damage Insurance cover to your customers. At BES Group, we pride ourselves on ensuring our teams are accessible and easy to do business with.

We offer competitive pricing to your customers and a range of remuneration options for your business. Many of our broker partners take advantage of this opportunity to consolidate their business with us.

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Online trading tools

With our E-Trading options, we’ve ensured we have a solution that meets your needs. From accessing quick quotes to managing renewals, our broker management tools Acturis and BERT have everything you need in one place.

Acturis and BERT (our extranet E-Trade system) are here to streamline your experience, offering:

  • The benefit of drop-down lists
  • Asset selection
  • Fixed-price offerings
  • Early renewal
  • Easy asset addition during the contract
  • The option to create and accept new business quotes
  • Easy access to documentation instantly.
  • Both of our E-Trade solutions also offer the option to include Sudden Unforeseen Damage insurance coverage in your policy.
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How we deliver our service

Transitioning to BES Group without disruption


Seamless planning for every eventuality


eReport: Real-time Inspection insights at your fingertips


Industry leading insights


Maximising efficiency with our Engineer Surveyor app


Making our continued growth work for you


Why choose BES Group?


years of experience supporting our customers with their risk management requirements


engineers located across the UK and Ireland, ready to support you no matter where you’re based


happy customers

Hear what our customers have to say

We care about the journey we take our customers on, but it’s not our word you should be taking, see what our customers think of the service we provided!

We have enjoyed an excellent relationship with BES for over 5 years for all our inspection and insurance requirements. Their professionalism and commitment to service delivery stands out and is embedded at all levels of the business. The BERT system is an easy to use, trouble free method of transacting business and with additional training which was delivered in person this has given our staff a greater understanding of the inspection process and the extent of cover provided by the insurance covers. Our partnership continues to progress with all parts of the group including new opportunities arising from a facility to offer a full range of EV charging installation and servicing for our customers.

Neil Grosvenor 

Head of Underwriting and Product Development at Residentsline

I am really impressed by what BES charges and the value that you get out of it, definitely much better than what you can get from Zurich and Allianz. Their online portal is the best in the market for its purpose and they offer a superior service.


Operations Manager

With a wide and growing portfolio, we feel it is crucial we lead by example on ESG, particularly in the areas of climate and diversity. Focusing on these areas will mean that our businesses are capable of more sustainable success.

Jennie Galbraith

ESG Director at Inflexion


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