Building safety


SHP launches April legislation update covering the latest in fire safety, mental health and COVID legislation

SHP’s April 2021 Health & Safety legislation eBook covers the latest progress on the Fire Safety Bill, Building Safety Bill and more. Read More

Tall Building Fire Safety training partnership improving standards and enabling compliance for safety professionals

How a new partnership between Tall Building Fire Safety Limited and SFJ Awards is enabling stakeholders to remain compliant and competent. 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

Webinar: How a ‘Responsible Person’ selects competent fire risk assessors and management support

SHP will be hosting a webinar on 5th May discussing how responsible persons select competent fire risk assessors and management support. Read More

The road to Grenfell: A disaster they knew would happen

Mike Fox explains his belief that the tragic events of Grenfell Tower were an inevitable consequence of a damaged industry culture. Read More

Fire safety in 2020 eBook – A year of challenges and change

Download this free eBook from IFSEC Global and FIREX International, covering the must-know developments in the fire sector throughout 2020. Read More

Government announces measures to strengthen Fire Safety Order

Find out the measures contained in the Government's response to the Fire Safety Consultation to improve competence and cooperation in the sector. Read More

‘Collaboration will be key to implementing cultural change in building safety’ – Peter Baker, Chief Inspector of Buildings, outlines his priorities

We speak with Peter Baker, the newly appointed Chief Inspector of Buildings at the HSE, about his priorities in the role. Read More

Major UK housebuilders commit funds to fire safety works

Several of the UK’s major housebuilders have announced focused pots of funding to be used on the replacement of cladding and other fire safety issues. 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

Your guide to fire-resistant glass and glazing

Everything you need to know about fire glass and fire-resistant glazing, in conjunction with the Glass and Glazing Federation. Read More

Housing Secretary announces extra £3.5bn to tackle cladding crisis

Robert Jenrick has promised an extra £3.5bn from Government to help remove the unsafe cladding from high-rise buildings over 18m. Read More

Building safety management – moving forward with big data management solutions

Chris Miles and Simon Ince discuss the issues in building safety data management that have led UL to develop Built InForm. Read More

Worshipful Company of Firefighters lecture set to discuss the impact of Grenfell on Building Regulations

The upcoming Worshipful Company of Firefighters lecture, taking place on 25 March, is set to discuss the impact of Grenfell on Building Regulations. Read More

£30m Waking Watch Fund for fire alarm installations now open for applications

Announced by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick, ihe fund is set to “remove” or “reduce” the need for interim safety measures at high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding. 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



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The State of Physical Access Control in EMEA Businesses – 2020 Report

Fire Protection Strategy: A Barbour Director’s Briefing

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