Building Safety Bill ─ Residents’ Voice

Accountable Persons MUST ensure the effective assessment and management of their building’s safety Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review found that residents did not have a strong enough voice in the management of their buildings. They often: ► did not have the chance to offer views and participate...

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Building Safety Bill ─ Draft regulations published

Draft regulations for delegated powers proposed in the Building Safety Bill, published to assist parliamentarians and others with understanding the contents of the Bill The Higher-Risk Buildings (Descriptions and Supplementary Provisions) Regulations [2021] SCOPE: CLICK ON THIS LINK TO ACCESS THE...

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The Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications (MRPQ) Directive (Directive 2005/36/EC) on the mutual recognition of qualifications will no longer apply from 1 January 2021

The MRPQ Directive will no longer apply to the UK and there will be no immediate system of reciprocal recognition of professional qualifications between the remaining EEA states and the UK Mutual Recognition Agreement The text of the Future Relationship with the EU features a framework under which...

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T Levels – new courses coming in September 2020 – ICM Registration

Reforming technical education and developing the T Level qualifications for post-16 students The Institute of Construction Management [ICM] already provide early training on risk management and hazard identification into secondary education at Year-8 Level - and will support and register post-16 students...

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‘Responsible Person’ – Fire Safety Law – Sleeping Accommodation

Guidance for Responsible Persons: How to use the guide This guide is divided into two parts: Part 1 Explains what fire risk assessment is and how you might go about it.  Fire risk assessment should be the foundation for all the fire precautions in your premises. Part 2 Provides further guidance on...

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Safety, Quality, and Competence must be the focus for everything in construction

... quality design, quality products, quality services ... and ICM champions quality safety too! ... The ICM fully endorses and supports the general calls from all parts of of the sector to seize the opportunity to change the construction industry in the UK for the better, improving both safety,...

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Ban on combustible cladding “does not go far enough” ~ systemic failure of the entire building control system!

Measures to ban combustible materials on the outside of some buildings in the wake of the Grenfell Tower Fire do not go far enough, says James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers (ABI) in his keynote address to the FPA Fire Sector Summit on 31st October...

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The MOBIE Model – Inspiring the Next Generation

At London Build 2018 the leading construction & design show at London Olympia on 23 October David Jones Director of Education & Training at ICM chaired the conference at the Skills Hub and had the great pleasure to introduce and invite John Mathers who is Trustee of MOBIE: Ministry of Building...

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