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06.07.2020
News
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
News
The government has announced changes to planning permitted development regulations from 1 August which they claim are designed to make it ‘easier to…
29.06.2020
Blog Post
Emily Bowman, Area Building Control Surveyor from East Suffolk Council told us a little bit about her career in building control and how LABC…
17.06.2020
News
A trends survey undertaken by LABC finds that the coronavirus has had a devastating impact on the construction sector. Figures from the Office for…
09.06.2020
Blog Post
McKinsey & Company have published a report on how they believe construction will change in the coming years. Assessing how the full array of…
02.06.2020
News
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
News
The Government has published Amendments to Approved Document B of the Building Regulations (Fire Safety). Although only applicable in England, Wales…
18.05.2020
News
The CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) have published a report "Understanding Mental Health in the Built Environment," based on a survey of over…
19.10.2015
Blog Post
Timber windows aren’t a thing of the past. Their quality and engineering means they’re available pre-finished, double or triple glazed, with enhanced…