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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.

Consultancy

Your trusted advisor for expert consultancy

Navigating the entire spectrum of your asset’s life cycle, our team at BES Group will tailor our consultancy services to cater precisely to your unique requirements. With our comprehensive suite of consultancy offerings, our expertise extends seamlessly from the early stages of equipment design to the final phase of decommissioning.

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We're there at every stage of your assets' life cycle

At BES Group, we can help at every stage, from supporting certification of new equipment to achieve recognised standards, all the way through to aiding in the decommissioning of equipment.

Equipment design and materials procurement

We can help you verify the design, compliance, and material specifications of your new equipment through third-party inspection, witnessing, and certification.

We offer a comprehensive range of consultancy services for equipment design, materials procurement, and certification. Our team of experts can help you at every stage of the process to ensure that your equipment meets all relevant standards and regulations.

Equipment manufacture

We can supervise the manufacture of your equipment at the manufacturer’s premises to ensure compliance with the design specification and applicable legislation.

Some of the services we can provide include:

  • EN ISO 3834 audits
  • ISO 9001 audits
  • EN 1090 audits
  • ISO 3834 audits
  • ASME certification
  • Welding approvals
  • Conformity assessment
  • Non-Destructive Testing
Commissioning

We can independently inspect and witness the assembly and testing of your new equipment at your premises to ensure that it meets the design specification.

Some of the services we can offer at this stage include:

  • Type approval
  • Inspection products – final tests for safety certificates customers receive will have either a CE or UKCA mark, depending on the market
Operating

We can help you to ensure that your assets are ‘fit for service’ and to identify and report any potential issues through continual monitoring and inspection.

Our services for this include:

  • Audits ISO 001 audits
  • EN 1090 audits
  • ISO 3834 audits)
  • Modifications
  • Asset reliability
  • Repair review
  • Written scheme of examination/risk based inspection
  • EN 8180
  • Asset types:
  • Storage tanks to EEMUA 159
  • Pressure vessels
  • Machinery
  • Piping to API 570
  • Lifts and lifting machinery
  • Road tankers
Life extension

Our team of specialists can provide a critical review to assess the suitability of your assets for service beyond their original design life.

Not only this; we can also help you to develop and implement condition monitoring programmes to extend the life of your assets and reduce maintenance costs.

Our services for this include:

  • Criticality
  • Assessment
  • Failure Mode Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Asset Management
  • Life Cycle Review
  • Repair Review
  • Work Management and Equipment Reliability
Decommissioning

At BES Group, we provide third-party oversight of the end-of-life decommissioning of assets and equipment across all sectors, helping our customers to ensure that decommissioning is carried out safely, efficiently, and in compliance with all applicable regulations.

Our team of experts has experience in decommissioning a wide range of assets, including industrial plant, machinery, vehicles, and infrastructure.

Equipment design and materials procurement

We can help you verify the design, compliance, and material specifications of your new equipment through third-party inspection, witnessing, and certification.

We offer a comprehensive range of consultancy services for equipment design, materials procurement, and certification. Our team of experts can help you at every stage of the process to ensure that your equipment meets all relevant standards and regulations.

Equipment manufacture

We can supervise the manufacture of your equipment at the manufacturer’s premises to ensure compliance with the design specification and applicable legislation.

Some of the services we can provide include:

  • EN ISO 3834 audits
  • ISO 9001 audits
  • EN 1090 audits
  • ISO 3834 audits
  • ASME certification
  • Welding approvals
  • Conformity assessment
  • Non-Destructive Testing

Commissioning

We can independently inspect and witness the assembly and testing of your new equipment at your premises to ensure that it meets the design specification.

Some of the services we can offer at this stage include:

  • Type approval
  • Inspection products – final tests for safety certificates customers receive will have either a CE or UKCA mark, depending on the market

Operating

We can help you to ensure that your assets are ‘fit for service’ and to identify and report any potential issues through continual monitoring and inspection.

Our services for this include:

  • Audits ISO 001 audits
  • EN 1090 audits
  • ISO 3834 audits)
  • Modifications
  • Asset reliability
  • Repair review
  • Written scheme of examination/risk based inspection
  • EN 8180
  • Asset types:
  • Storage tanks to EEMUA 159
  • Pressure vessels
  • Machinery
  • Piping to API 570
  • Lifts and lifting machinery
  • Road tankers

Life extension

Our team of specialists can provide a critical review to assess the suitability of your assets for service beyond their original design life.

Not only this; we can also help you to develop and implement condition monitoring programmes to extend the life of your assets and reduce maintenance costs.

Our services for this include:

  • Criticality
  • Assessment
  • Failure Mode Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Asset Management
  • Life Cycle Review
  • Repair Review
  • Work Management and Equipment Reliability

Decommissioning

At BES Group, we provide third-party oversight of the end-of-life decommissioning of assets and equipment across all sectors, helping our customers to ensure that decommissioning is carried out safely, efficiently, and in compliance with all applicable regulations.

Our team of experts has experience in decommissioning a wide range of assets, including industrial plant, machinery, vehicles, and infrastructure.

Discover your tailored asset management schedule

Get in touch to discover how our team of specialists will deliver our bespoke consultancy service to enhance your operations.

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As your trusted advisor, we’ll support you with the very best risk management solutions at every stage of your plant and critical infrastructure’s life cycle, no matter the size or complexity of the project.

If it’s one-off projects you are looking for, out team of experts will work alongside you to make sure you get everything you need, and more. From planning and procurement to operation and maintenance, we provide expert guidance to optimise your asset management practices throughout the entire asset life cycle.

Our comprehensive consultancy services encompass every phase of the asset life cycle, ensuring that your assets are managed efficiently, safely, and sustainably. We collaborate closely with our clients to understand their specific needs and objectives, tailoring our services to deliver optimal results.

New equipment and machinery

At BES Group, we understand the importance of ensuring that your new equipment and machinery meet the highest standards of quality and performance. That's why we offer comprehensive third-party inspection and witnessing services to verify compliance with your technical specifications and ensure the smooth commissioning of your new equipment.
  • Third-party inspection and witnessing

From the moment your equipment enters production, our team of experienced inspectors will closely monitor the manufacturing process to identify any deviations from your specifications. We’ll thoroughly examine every stage of production, including raw material inspections, in-process inspections, and final product testing, to ensure that your equipment meets the highest quality standards.

  • Commissioning assistance

We don’t just stop at inspection; we also provide comprehensive commissioning assistance to ensure that your new equipment is installed, tested, and integrated into your operations seamlessly. Our team will work closely with you to develop a detailed commissioning plan, addressing all aspects of installation, calibration, and testing.

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Optimising existing assets

Comprehensive solutions for risk assessment, condition monitoring, and life extension
  • Comprehensive risk assessment

We can assist you in developing a detailed risk assessment for your existing assets, identifying any potential hazards or areas of concern. Our experts will conduct thorough inspections and evaluations to pinpoint potential issues that could lead to premature equipment failure or safety hazards.

  • Condition Monitoring for proactive maintenance

To ensure your assets remain in optimal condition and extend their lifespan, we offer comprehensive condition monitoring services. Our team will utilise advanced technologies like vibration analysis and lubrication services to detect early signs of wear and tear, allowing you to take proactive measures to prevent breakdowns and extend the useful life of your equipment.

  • Asset life extension and decommissioning guidance

As your assets age, we provide expert guidance on asset life extension strategies, maximising their value and minimizing the need for costly replacements. We will also assist you in decommissioning obsolete or damaged assets responsibly and efficiently, ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and waste management practices.

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The benefits of our consultancy service

Assess condition of assets

By assessing the condition of your assets, you can identify potential problems before they cause disruptions to your operations or lead to costly failures. In turn, this can help you to extend the life of your assets, reduce downtime, and improve safety.

Optimise performance

By optimising the performance of your assets, you can improve their efficiency and productivity, leading to significant cost savings and increased revenue.

Managing risk and compliancy

By continuously managing the risks associated with your assets, you can protect your business from financial losses, reputational damage, and legal liability, while ensuring that you are in compliance with all relevant regulations.

Assess condition of assets

By assessing the condition of your assets, you can identify potential problems before they cause disruptions to your operations or lead to costly failures. In turn, this can help you to extend the life of your assets, reduce downtime, and improve safety.

Optimise performance

By optimising the performance of your assets, you can improve their efficiency and productivity, leading to significant cost savings and increased revenue.

Managing risk and compliancy

By continuously managing the risks associated with your assets, you can protect your business from financial losses, reputational damage, and legal liability, while ensuring that you are in compliance with all relevant regulations.

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!

The industry requires competence to be demonstrated, typically through UKAS accreditation, which is a prerequisite for many major clients. BES is type A accredited, which is preferred, they can provide highly objective opinions.

Customer

Senior Project Manager

The BES inspectors are way more technically competent and diligent compared to other providers. I previously used Allianz, and BES definitely stands out due to their strong technical competence and strong back office support.

Customer

Project Operations Manager

We have been with BES for the past 5 years and don’t plan on switching providers. They are very flexible with their services and are able to bring the best inspectors who can deal with on the ground challenges and build real relationships with clients.

Customer

Global Technical Services Manager

BES is a really disruptive force in the market, they are able to provide a variety of necessary services to their customers and none of the other big players are able to provide that breadth of services.

Industry competitor

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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Why choose us

Nationwide support

When we say we can service your assets and equipment no matter where in the nation you’re based, we mean it. From John O’Groats to Land’s End, our people are here to help. 

35,000 satisfied customers

We've built a strong reputation for providing exceptional service to over 35,000 satisfied customers from diverse industries. Our unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction has resulted in long-standing partnerships and unwavering trust.

800+ expert engineers

Our team of over 800 skilled engineers possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise in a range of disciplines. Their deep understanding of your equipment and operating conditions ensures that they deliver proactive solutions that optimise asset performance and minimise downtime

A legacy of 160+ years of experience

With over 160 years of experience in the industry, we've witnessed the evolution of industry practices and have adapted our approach to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers. Our deep understanding of asset management, compliance and predictive technologies enables us to deliver cutting-edge solutions that drive operational excellence.

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