Procuring to prevent another Grenfell Tower disaster: new guidance

Last week saw the launch of the DLUHC Guidance on Collaborative Procurement for Design and Construction to Support Building Safety with an event featuring a keynote from Dame Judith Hackitt, who in her report identified the procurement processes used across the construction industry as one of the many areas that urgently need to be improved following the Grenfell Tower fire.


  • New NHQB code

    The New Homes Quality Board (NHQB) has published a code of practice for the housebuilding industry and is working to oversee the creation of the New Homes Ombudsman Service to provide “robust independent redress” for new build buyers who have “issues with their new home or developer”.


  • Open and shut case

    In the race to make new builds and existing buildings energy and heat efficient, acoustic, ventilation and thermal comfort practicalities may have been overlooked. As Elaine Knutt discovers, that’s about to change.

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  • CABE CEO Gavin Dunn attends recent Construction Future Skills Event

    CABE Chief Executive Gavin Dunn took part in the recent Construction Future Skills event at Moulton College, Northamptonshire on Thursday 3 March.

    The aim of the event was to help determine the college's needs for the next generation of construction professionals, and helped to highlight what colleges will need to provide the right support and resources to future students.


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  • MPSC Chair Richard Flynn gives an update on the Membership Professional Standards Committee

    Since its inception in 2019, CABE’s Membership and Professional Standards Committee (MPSC) has concentrated on the governance, standards and professionalism of the Association and its members. I have previously reported on the MPSC’s activities, and we are delighted to be continuing with this work.

    These are exciting times for CABE, and the MPSC is supporting the Association with…

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  • Presidential Statement on Ukraine

    As we all watch the deepening humanitarian crisis unfold in Ukraine, I am sure you all join me in expressing disbelief and deep sadness at the situation.

    Speaking as a fellow CABE member, I am deeply upset by the recent events, and my thoughts and prayers turn to everyone who is affected by this conflict.

    In response to the situation, the UK government, along with other…

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  • CABE Built Environment Awards – Shining a Spotlight on Excellence

    The construction industry is delivering truly exceptional projects from new buildings constructed using sustainable techniques to reduce its environmental impact, to renovations of tired spaces to create vibrant community spaces.

    These projects all have things in common a desire to produce high quality buildings, structures that are safe and inclusive, and places that create…

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