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The cost of remedying defective cladding - who pays the price?

United Kingdom - February 17 2021 After a high-profile and contentious debate in Parliament the government announced a further package of funding to help resolve defective cladding…

Mark Lawrence.

Building Safety Bill - the government’s plan for the biggest improvement in building safety in 40 years

United Kingdom - July 21 2020 The government has published its draft Building Safety Bill, setting out radical changes affecting the construction and management of all buildings…

Fiona Bishop, Rebecca Delaney.

Updated Site Operating Procedures provide additional guidance on 2 metre distancing in construction

United Kingdom - April 17 2020 The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) published its updated site operating procedures (SOP) (version 3) on 14 April. The updated SOP is based upon…

Sprinklers to be compulsory in all new build blocks of flats over 11m in height

United Kingdom - April 7 2020 The Government has announced “the biggest change in building safety for a generation”. Following on from the Grenfell tragedy and the Hackitt Review…

Should sites remain open?

United Kingdom - April 6 2020 Covid-19 is placing the construction industry in a difficult position, being encouraged by the Government to remain 'open for business', but…