DfE reveals plan to scrap thousands of level 2 and below qualificationsCourses that are ‘too narrowly focused’ such as plumbing or bricklaying face the chop

This consultation marks the next step in Government's review of post-16 qualifications in England. "Like Government reforms at level 3, our proposals are bold. Tinkering around the edges will not be enough if we are to improve our pipeline of skills. The qualifications available for 16 to...

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The Institute of Construction Management recently responded to the British Standards Institute BSI consultation of their proposed publicly accessible standard (PAS) for principal designer

The Institute of Construction Management recently responded to the British Standards Institute BSI consultation of their proposed publicly accessible standard (PAS) for principal designer.  This is the new role which will come in to effect under the Building Safety Bill, and is not to be...

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2022 ─ ICM Celebrating 180 Years since founding in 1842! ─ rising to the challenge of Digital Age Transformation ─ driving the future of a Safe Sector with Competent Organisations! ─ the voice for construction management …

"Wow! ─ what an incredible couple of years!" ─ at the start of 2022 David Jones shares our vision bringing the past, present and future into an interesting alignment with anecdotal waypoints along the recent unique ICM timeline ... ... '20/20 Vision' ─ a term used to express normal visual acuity...

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Consultation on framework for competence of individual Principal Designers and designated individuals working under the Organization Principal Designer PAS 8671

The public consultation period for the new ‘framework for competence of individual Principal Designers and designated individuals working under the Organization Principal Designer PAS 8671’ will be closing on 24 January 2022. We have had a number of comments submitted by our members so far, which...

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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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HMO landlords and their managing agents could face unlimited fines following new measures revealed by the Home Office

Once legislation is in place, the unlimited fines will be handed out to building owners who are caught obstructing or impersonating a fire inspector as well as to those who breach fire safety regulations under the soon-to-be upgraded Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 legislation consultation...

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