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A new culture of accountability by the Building Safety Regulator

Dame Judith Hackett said: 'They can no longer rely on "I did what the rules said"; from now on, they will have to demonstrate to the regulator that the building is safe. That culture change needs to start happening across the...

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16 October 2020

Director handed suspended sentence after scaffold collapse

The director of a scaffolding firm has been handed a 12-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, after an employee...

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29 September 2020

CDM – there are still areas of confusion and misunderstanding

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) have been in force since April 2015 but there are still...

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21 January 2020