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01.05.2019
News
Speaking at the ASCP conference in Newport on Thursday 25 April, Martin Taylor, LABC's Director of Regulatory Policy, outlined four areas where far…
29.04.2019
News
A commission set up this month by the Archbishop of Canterbury to explore ways to address the housing crisis has been welcomed by insulation…
29.04.2019
News
The LABC North West Building Excellence Awards took place at the Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester on Friday 26 April 2019. A drinks reception was…
29.04.2019
News
For years, people were talking about how building control surveying was facing a demographic time bomb, with an ageing workforce and far greater…
24.04.2019
News
The FIA (Fire Industry Association) have issued a guidance note on the Building Regulations amendments that came into force in 2018. The amendment…
23.04.2019
News
The survey of the parapet wall above a parade of 31 shops at Hagley Rd West in Sandwell, West Midlands was undertaken following concerns regarding…
23.04.2019
News
In 2017, 5,821 people sadly took their own lives. Three quarters of them – 4,383 – were men. A fifth of all men die before they are 65 and women live…
23.04.2019
Blog Post
With the continued increase in block and beam ground floor construction it's essential that damp protection for the porous beam ends and exposed…
23.04.2019
News
Architects, builders and specifiers looking for a foolproof way to minimise heat loss can take advantage of a new set of Registered Construction…