Technical Due Diligence ─ Redefined by RICS … adopted by ICM too!

RICS explain that Technical due diligence of property, when carried out by an RICS member or RICS registered firm, consists of the systematic review, analysis, discovery and gathering of information about the physical characteristics of a property and/or land (the property). The RICS member or RICS...

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The UK construction industry still seeks a comprehensive solution to the problem of ensuring competence

The ICM fully applauds and supports the FMB's initiative ... As things stand, many would argue that too few builders and contractors are subject to meaningful checks and balances. This is because, unlike the gas and electrical trades, anyone in the UK can set themselves up as a builder or tradesperson...

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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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The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group call for Government to establish a Construction and Infrastructure Authority

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group has marked its 25th anniversary, with the call for Government to establish a Construction and Infrastructure Authority.  SEC Group chairman, Trevor Hursthouse says:   “In the last two years there has been an outpouring of reports on construction – most...

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