Organisations we support
LABC has links with many construction-related organisations. Here are just a few of them:
- The Building Control Alliance is a unique industry group made up of representatives from all the organisations directly involved in building control in England and Wales.
- The Building Research Establishment (BRE) The BRE Group companies provides a complete range of consultancy, testing, certification, commissioned research and training covering all aspects of the built environment and associated industries.
- The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) is the lead qualifying body for Architectural Technology and represents those practising and studying within the discipline.
- The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) - the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.
- The Considerate Constructors Scheme - Started in 1997, the Scheme is a non-profit-making, independent organisation founded by the industry to improve its image.
- The Consortium of European Building Control (CEBC) - the consortium promotes the interest of building control or a government body, active in the development of legislation associated with health, safety, accessibility, energy conservation and sustainability aspects of the built environment or a comparable agency.
- Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) - To help reduce skills gaps and increase productivity within the construction industry. We're working with the CITB to deliver a national programme of technical roadshows that are being delivered at face to face events and through online learning.
- The Construction Industry Council (CIC) - the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.
- The Fire Sector Federation (FSF) is a not for profit non-government organisation established to act as a forum for the discussion of fire-related issues bringing together representatives from a range of stakeholders which make up the UK Fire Sector.
- The Gas Safety Trust previously operated under name of The CORGI Trust until March 2010. Originally established in 2005 as a registered charitable body, the GST has become the UK’s leading gas safety charity with the key objectives of further improving gas/fossil fuel safety for the public and industry throughout the UK and reducing the incidents of death and serious injury from carbon monoxide (CO) exposure.
- The Good Homes Alliance (GHA) is a group of housing developers, building professionals and other industry supporters whose aim is to transform the UK housing sector to ensure it creates and maintains Good Homes for all.
- The Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate of Great Britain (ICWCI) - The ICWCI is the professional body that supports quality construction through inspection.
- The National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) provides an important source of impartial advice and information on all manner of home improvements including renewable energy technologies.
- TrustMark - TrustMark is the only Government endorsed 'find a tradesperson' scheme. As a ‘not for profit’ social enterprise, they pride themselves on continuing to invest in TrustMark, supporting the Scheme Operators and Registered Firms to improve consumer protection.
- The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) is a charity and membership organisation campaigning for a sustainable built environment. The UK-GBC facilitates dialogue between industry and Government to promote greener approaches in the construction sector.