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Building Safety Bill & more
Building Regulations

Building Safety Bill & more

The end of July marked the second reading of the Building Safety Bill in the House of Commons. There were a number of new items …

Industry reacts as government scraps EWS1 forms for buildings below 18 metres
Building Regulations

Industry reacts as government scraps EWS1 forms for buildings below 18 metres

Comment from Warwick estates… COO of Warwick Estates, Bethan Griffiths, commented: “Whilst we welcome the government’s about turn on deeming 800,000 affected flats now safe, …

BSI welcomes Building Safety Bill
Building Regulations

BSI welcomes Building Safety Bill

Following the publication of the Building Safety Bill today, I am sharing commentary from Scott Steedman, Director-General, Standards at BSI. He said: “We welcome the …

Which Type of Building Survey is Best for Commercial Properties
Building Regulations

Which Type of Building Survey is Best for Commercial Properties

Building surveys are often misunderstood by the general public as an unnecessary report relating to the purchase of a property. There’s also a misconception that …

Government responds to consultation on amendments to the Architect’s Act
Building Regulations

Government responds to consultation on amendments to the Architect’s Act

New proposals to recognise architects’ international qualifications Wider transformation of architects’ register to maintain standards Part of ongoing reforms to improve competence of professionals across …

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 …