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27.07.2020
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The UK Government has issued a new 'Manual to the Building Regulations', a short guide that gives an outline on how the building regulations system…
22.07.2020
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MHCLG have announced that the inclusion of Changing Places toilets will be made compulsory in public buildings in England and they have set up a £…
21.07.2020
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Commenting on the launch of the BSI’s new national standards programme on raising built environment professional competence, LABC Chief Executive…
21.07.2020
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LABC has today welcomed the publication by MHCLG of the draft Building Safety Bill as a key milestone for building safety in England. The draft Bill…
06.07.2020
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One of the less well known functions of building control is dealing with buildings or construction work that could threaten public safety. This can…
03.07.2020
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The government has announced changes to planning permitted development regulations from 1 August which they claim are designed to make it ‘easier to…
17.06.2020
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A trends survey undertaken by LABC finds that the coronavirus has had a devastating impact on the construction sector. Figures from the Office for…
02.06.2020
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LABC have welcomed Monday's publication by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) of a ‘Roadmap to Recovery’. The strategy outlines how the…
01.06.2020
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The Government has published Amendments to Approved Document B of the Building Regulations (Fire Safety). Although only applicable in England, Wales…