• Building inspector supervision guidance

    CABE has produced a Professional Information Note 100, Building Inspector Registration and Supervision, to offer members advice on how to prepare for building inspector registration with the Building Safety Regulator (BSR).
  • Welcome

    Firstly, I cannot believe that I am two-thirds of the way through my presidential year.
  • Local planning

    The Home Builders Federation’s fourth annual State of Play survey has shown that more than 90% of the 303 respondents cited planning permission delays as a major growth barrier.
  • CLF's Scottish Construction Accord

    Following a consultation in November, the Construction Leadership Forum (CLF) – a collaboration between the Scottish government and industry – has unveiled its Transformation Action Plan for the Scottish construction sector to achieve the commitments of the CLF’s Scottish Construction Accord.
  • Standard bearers

    CABE and Building a Safer Future join forces to support the industry with building safety competency requirements.
  • Building Control Survey

    CABE’s Building Control Professionals Survey 2024 is now open. In the past 12 months a lot has happened – building inspector registration is a reality and significant regulatory reforms (October 2023) have marked a watershed moment in the oversight of the industry.
  • Award-Winning Vision

    The Housing Associations’ Charitable Trust – tackling the financing challenge of energy efficiency in UK social housing – and the Enfield Council with environmental charity Thames21 – protecting communities from extreme weather by bringing new life to neglected waterways – were just two of the winners of the 2023 Ashden Awards.
  • Ten-Point Plan

    Following its report Housing Horizons, which showed England is the hardest place in the developed world to find a home, the Home Builders Federation has published a report to show government policy-makers how to boost the supply of new, energy efficient and high-quality homes across the country.
  • Welcome

    It is a pleasure to have this opportunity to communicate with CABE members for the first time in my role as Interim Chief Executive Officer.
  • BSR Lead

    Philip White, the GB Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Director of Building Safety, will continue in his current role leading the Building Safety Regulator (BSR) on a permanent basis. He will continue to perform the duties of the Chief Inspector of Buildings.
  • CABE LIVE: Day two round-up

    Last month, from 5-6 December, CABE and CIBSE joined forces for a free, two-day technical symposium and exhibition. Here's a round-up of the second day of speakers.
  • In search of skills

    How does the construction sector compare when it comes to skills development? And have things become better or worse since the 2016 Farmer Review? Peter Crush reports
  • The UK Chancellor's Autumn statement has a mixed response

    BRE’s Gillian Charlesworth welcomed the investment in the Green Accelerator programme, saying that she hoped it would “upskill workers in local areas and boost the capacity needed to meet our net zero commitments and the extension of VAT relief available on energy-saving materials for householders and charitable buildings.
  • Welcome

    As we start 2024, it is a good time for reflection on the year that has passed and look to the future – making plans and setting out what we aim to achieve.