Off-payroll working (IR35) ─ changes to the working rules from 6 April 2020

From April 2020 the rules for engaging individuals through personal service companies are changing. The responsibility for determining whether the off-payroll working rules (sometimes known as IR35) apply will move to the organisation receiving an individual’s services. The Employment Status Manual...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

The Yunnan Design Institute Delegation Visit The Institute of Construction Management

Looking to the future - Ready, and all systems go! ... a final study of the preparations and quiet focus on exemplary perfection! ... David Foley, Chief Executive of Dover District Chamber of Commerce later delivered an historic warm welcoming address to our VIP Delegation from Yunnan Design Institute...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Schools under responsibility of County Council have same dangerous cladding used on Grenfell Tower!

A report compiled by Independent Property Review Commission has specially highlighted concerns with Wentworh Primary School in Maldon, Danbury St Johns in Chelmsford and Buckhurst Hill Primary ... Edith Borthwick School in Braintree is to be visited by the county council (ECC) principal quality inspector...

Continue reading

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,...

Continue reading

How far should the ‘ban’ of combustible materials in high rise construction go? …

About the ‘ban’ of combustible materials in high rise construction: Jon Cumberlidge describes himself as a self professed 'Building Regs nerd' with almost two decades of experience within Construction and Regulatory Standards professions and, is both a Chartered Building Engineer and Chartered Builder...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

Copyright © 2020 The Institute of Construction Management. All Rights Reserved. Terms & Conditions
Website Design Kent by CARISS