Building Safety Bill


Ministers urged to reveal whether dangerous cladding tested in the early 2000s was used at Grenfell

Dr Jonathan Evans is demanding ministers disclose whether cladding that failed fire tests in 2002, was used at Grenfell Tower. Read More

LFB voices growing concerns over number of new properties being ‘deliberately’ designed to avoid fire safety rules

The LFB has expressed mounting concerns over the quantity of new properties being designed to avoid adhering to post-Grenfell fire safety rules. Read More

Latest updates designed to provide further clarity on how key aspects of the Building Safety Bill will work in practice

The government has published new draft regulations providing further clarity on aspects of the Building Safety Bill. Read More

FIREX International puts third-party certification centre stage

FIREX International is fully committing to promoting third-party approvals, independent accreditation and competency for construction products and services. Read More

Are industry professionals confident in the new Building Safety Bill?

Experts discuss whether they believe the proposed Building Safety Bill can prevent another tragic event like Grenfell from happening again. Read More

Competence framework PAS 8673 for new role of building safety managers on track for publication

A guide to the new specification for the competence of building safety managers, PAS 8673, which is set to be published in December. Read More

Fire industry responds to the Building Safety Bill

We round up the opinions and comments from several leading industry bodies and stakeholders on the Building Safety Bill. Read More

Building industry must change its safety culture by adopting ‘golden thread’ principles says building regulations committee

The BRAC believes industry needs to change its culture and embrace digital information to rise to the challenges of improved building safety. Read More

Latest on the Building Safety Bill – Set to introduce the “biggest changes to building safety regulation in a generation”

The latest news on the Building Safety Bill, said to be a "key step in an extensive overhaul to building safety legislation" in the UK. Read More

Central register launched for building safety managers

A new central register and a certification scheme have been launched for building safety managers - the Building Safety Alliance. Read More

Calls for building safety professionals to test new regulatory compliance tools

UL is calling for housing providers, facilities managers and social landlord ‘early adopters’ to test two new compliance products in the UK. Read More

Building Safety Managers – the future for compliance?

Why defining the future role of Building Safety Managers is imperative to improve the standards of building management. Read More

Government appoints experts to review testing system for construction products

Robert Jenrick has announced the appointment of two experts to lead the independent review of the system for testing construction products. Read More

New Chief Inspector of Buildings appointed to lead Building Safety Regulator

Peter Baker has been appointed to the new Chief Inspector of Buildings role, which will establish and lead the new Building Safety Regulator. Read More

National construction products regulator established to ‘build homes safer’ following Grenfell revelations

A new national construction products regulator was announced by UK Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick on 19 January 2021. Read More

Draft Building Safety Bill announced by UK government

The Draft Building Safety Bill has been announced by Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. Read More



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