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Fire Safety Bill finally due to become law
Building Regulations

Fire Safety Bill finally due to become law

The Fire Safety Bill clarifies where responsibility for fire safety lies in multi-occupied buildings in England and Wales and is set to receive Royal Assent …

Digital construction consultancy takes key role in industry alliance to implement Building Safety Bill
Building Regulations

Digital construction consultancy takes key role in industry alliance to implement Building Safety Bill

A digital construction consultancy is working with some of the country’s leading social housing organisations, architects and developers in a Government-led initiative to ensure there …

5 Ways To Prevent Health Problems From Your Building
Building Regulations

5 Ways To Prevent Health Problems From Your Building

If your building makes employees experience sick building syndrome (SBS), it’s time for you to take this matter seriously. SBS is a condition where people …

Garden buildings and the Party Wall Act
Building Regulations

Garden buildings and the Party Wall Act

The Party Wall Act 1996 governs building work that affects a shared wall, boundary or structure between adjoining properties. It sets out the specific process …

4 Ways To Guarantee Your Building Remains Durable In A Difficult Environment
Building Regulations

4 Ways To Guarantee Your Building Remains Durable In A Difficult Environment

When you’re working on the construction of a new property, it’s always important to think about durability. Some environments will make the creation of a …

Kensa Welcomes Government Response to Future Homes Standard Consultation
Building Regulations

Kensa Welcomes Government Response to Future Homes Standard Consultation

Kensa Group CEO, Simon Lomax, has welcomed the Government’s long-awaited response to the recent Part L Future Homes Consultation, which states that from 2025, no …

7 Things Your Building Surveyor Should Check
Building Regulations

7 Things Your Building Surveyor Should Check

A survey is an important part of any property transaction. This building survey will tell buyers and sellers if there is anything important that needs …

Consultation on Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Building Regulations

Consultation on Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

The Government has opened a consultation on mandatory installation of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in England. While the consultation, which closes on 11 January …

More work needed on Building Safety Bill in order to protect leaseholders
Building Regulations

More work needed on Building Safety Bill in order to protect leaseholders

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee released their report on the draft Building Safety Bill this week outlining their concerns that the draft does …

IRPM responds to the Government on cladding
Building Regulations

IRPM responds to the Government on cladding

The Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) has responded in detail to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee’s recent call for evidence on cladding. …