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04.02.2020
Blog Post
On 21 Jan 2020 LABC responded to Housing Minister Robert Jenrick's building safety announcements, welcoming the key aspects and hoping for a quick…
04.02.2020
Blog Post
Of the many upsetting things you’ll find in last October’s report from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, perhaps the most painful is the timeline. Minute…
28.01.2020
Blog Post
As we get used to the new year with its challenges and resolutions, it's clear the construction industry needs to change – and that’s why I’m asking…
22.01.2020
News
MHCLG have announced a review on the ban on the use of combustible materials (including attachments) in and on external walls of buildings. The …
21.01.2020
Press Release
On Monday 20 January, the Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government, the Rt Hon. Robert Jenrick MP, made a statement to…
13.01.2020
News
SCOSS (Standing Committee on Structural Safety) have issued an alert on the Structural Safety of Glass in Balustrades. This followed an incident…
13.01.2020
News
The Construction Youth Trust have just launched a set of resources that will allow construction professionals to help students overcome barriers and…
06.12.2019
News
Congratulations to Anthony Oloyede who succeeded Dave Sharp as President of LABC for 2019-2020 at this year's AGM in Birmingham. Anthony's focus for…
05.12.2019
News
Fire investigators are warning DIYers about the potential risk of using expanding foam, if not used correctly. So far this year, firefighters have…