New regulator at heart of building safety overhaul
The Building Safety Bill, published on 5 July 2021, will create lasting generational change and set out a clear pathway for the future on how residential buildings should be constructed and maintained.
Code compliancy – a clearer future for construction product information
The Construction Products Association’s Marketing Integrity Group Chair, Adam Turk, explains how the new Code for Construction Product Information will help to make things clearer for building engineers.
The UK government’s decision to continue recognising CE marking for a further 12 months has been welcomed by the DHF. It means that the UKCA mark will only become mandatory for goods placed on the market after 31 December 2022, rather than 2021 as previously announced.
The Tactile Information Co-ordination Group is working on a proposal for a new standard. Its purpose will be to ensure clarity and consistency in the provision of tactile information, thereby ensuring familiarity and consistency for users.
The New Homes Quality Board (NHQB) has published its draft new Code of Practice for house builders for a four-week public consultation (closing 7 July). The New Homes Quality Code aims to address the gaps in existing protections for new-build customers.