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Tag : independent review of building regulations and fire safety

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    The H&V News Heatingcast #2: the case for a HMRC for building safety

    News21 March, 2019

    “Earth shattering” amendments that will dramatically reshape building safety standards and how they are enforced should not be expected during the course of 2019, the chief executive of the Specialist Engineering Contractors (SEC) Group has said.

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    Terms of reference finalised for UK building regulations review

    News5 September, 2017

    A review of current rules governing the planning, design, construction, maintenance, refurbishment and change management for both new and existing buildings is included among the final terms of reference for a new independent review announced following the Grenfell Tower fire.

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    SEC Group: Hackitt review intensifies pressure for construction payment reform

    News25 May, 2018

    The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has welcomed conclusions within the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety that has linked delayed payments in the construction supply chain with wider bad behaviours around standards compliance.

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    RIBA proposes post-Grenfell Fire Safety Plan of Work

    News19 September, 2018

    The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a consultation for a Fire Safety Plan of Work intended to clarify roles and responsibilities during every stage of a building’s lifecycle.

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    New UK joint regulatory body to trial revised building safety regulation

    News19 December, 2018

    Government will establish a Joint Regulators’ Group to trial components of a new regulatory system for building safety as part of its latest response to the Hackitt review of existing standards and legislation.

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    Industry bodies back “once in a generation” chance for building regs reform

    News21 May, 2018

    Recommendations from Dame Judith Hackitt for a drastic overhaul of construction standards and improved integration of existing safety functions have been welcomed by a range of industry bodies and professional associations as a “once in a generation” opportunity.

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    HHIC gas maintenance guide targets consumer safety awareness

    News28 February, 2018

    The Heating and Hot Water Industry Council (HHIC) has issued new consumer guidance it hopes will build awareness around using Gas Safe engineers and the best industry practice that can be expected when servicing a boiler.

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    H&V News October digital issue out now

    News1 October, 2018

    October’s H&V News considers the most effective next steps for the HVAC industry in responding to the Grenfell Tower fire and the subsequent review of building regulations undertaken by Dame Judith Hackitt.

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    H&V News June digital issue out now

    News25 May, 2018

    June’s H&V News went to press as the final report of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety was published, setting out a direction for reform of the existing regulatory framework that it concluded was overly complex.

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    Government proposes major building safety regulator reforms

    News6 June, 2019

    A new UK building safety regulator and the introduction of stronger sanctions on bad practice are among key proposals of a major new government consultation on construction.

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