Building Safety Bill


Latest on the Building Safety Bill – Receives Royal Assent to become the Building Safety Act

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

Fire industry reacts to the abolition of building safety manager role

We hear from fire industry professionals to gauge the reaction of the sector to the move to scrap the Building Safety Manager function. Read More

Government announces £5 billion agreement towards the building safety scandal to come from major housing developers

An agreement between government and major developers will see £5 billion committed from industry towards addressing the building safety scandal. Read More

Government scraps Building Safety Manager role by amending Building Safety Bill

The government have announced that the role of Building Safety Manager – a key part of the Building Safety Bill – will be scrapped. Read More

APS claims the Government could “strengthen the intent” of the Building Safety Bill

The APS believe that the Government “could strengthen the intent” of the Building Safety Bill by highlighting buildings safety risks from the outset. Read More

New laws announced to protect leaseholders in the debate over who is responsible for building safety costs

Michael Gove has announced that strict new measures will be enforced to ensure industry pay to remove un-safe cladding. Read More

Emphasis on need for culture change in built environment from Industry Safety Steering Group’s third report

The third report from the ISSG on the progress of culture change in the built environment industry has been published. Read More

Report highlights impacts of building safety crisis on mental health of leaseholders

A study has revealed the impacts on the mental health of leaseholders who are stuck in their flats and face huge costs for remediation of fire safety issues. Read More

IFSEC Global’s 2021 most read in fire safety

IFSEC Global reveals the top 10 most popular fire-related stories that caught the eye of IFSEC Global’s readers throughout 2021... Read More

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



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