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04.09.2019
News
LAST UPDATED 4/9/19 We have published FAQs aimed at building owners in relation to this issue. Read the Approved Inspector insurance FAQs.   LABC is…
03.09.2019
News
Throughout the year LABC run technical seminars across England and Wales. So far this year we've delivered seminars to 500 attendees in Milton Keynes…
03.09.2019
News
A recent CROSS newsletter featured a report about a basement retaining wall excavation collapse in order to highlight the importance of sufficient…
03.09.2019
News
Alongside the government's investigations and advice regarding aluminium composite material (ACM) panels there has been ongoing research and testing…
03.09.2019
News
Following concerns regarding the consistency and performance of front entrance fire doors to flats, the government set out to investigate the fire…
02.09.2019
Case study
During the evening of Thursday 1 August, a fire ignited in an empty building in in Mytholmroyd, Calderdale and by the early hours of Friday, it was…
28.08.2019
News
LABC have submitted a letter in response to the Government's call for views on redress for purchasers of new build homes and a proposed New Homes…
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…