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21.08.2019
News
UPDATE: We have now published FAQs aimed at building owners in relation to this issue. Read the Approved Inspector insurance FAQs.   LABC is aware…
21.08.2019
News
On 14 August 2019 Paul Timmins, Chief Executive of ACAI had an article published in Inside Housing in which he argued that the building control…
20.08.2019
News
A radical and wide-ranging set of measures to improve the competence of those who design, construct, inspect, maintain and operate higher risk…
12.08.2019
News
LABC’s ISO standard quality management system has gone from strength to strength with more than 230 LABC teams receiving accreditation or on the way…
07.08.2019
News
LABC has welcomed the responses from various industry bodies and experts that support its call for clarity on MHCLG proposals for a new building…
31.07.2019
News
Recent advice from the Independent Expert Advisory Panel, set up by the government in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, notes that the risk of…
23.07.2019
News
The final piece in a three year programme by LABC to identify the competencies of local authority building control staff, standardise learning and…
22.07.2019
News
Following the introduction of Part Q of the building regulations (which came into force on 1 October 2015) designers and installers have been…
22.07.2019
Blog Post
The Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) is a non-profit-making, independent organisation founded in 1997 by the construction industry to improve…