“an institutional acceptance of error has crept into the construction process”!

It’s not happening everywhere, but it’s happening enough to ring alarm bells! ~ it’s unlikely that this acceptance of error can be self-correcting without a change in culture such as we’ve undergone for safety and health ... Paul Nash, past president of the CIOB and chair of the CIOB Quality Commission...

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Building regulations and fire safety: government response to Select Committee report

The government’s response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee’s report on building regulations and fire safety Published 18 September 2018 from:Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government  CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL TEXT OF THE REPORT Ed.

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New Regulatory Framework – Joint Competence Authority – [HSE + Building Control + Fire & Rescue]

Building a Safer Future Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: Final Report An important Alert published by Structural Safety part of ICE is aimed at those who own, commission, design, construct, or maintain multi-occupancy higher risk residential buildings (HRRBs) that are 10...

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Bovis proves the ROI of Build Quality and ‘getting it right first time’ … Competence is key!

NHBC reportable items from Bovis jobs has fallen 66% since December 2016, to a point slightly lower than the industry average! a step change in build quality after a renewed focus on improving standards and recruiting “high quality construction directors, site managers and site teams” The CIOB Construction...

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The ICM 35th AGM [June 2018] and Rally ~ marks 176 years of history! ~ celebrates it’s 21st Century ready!

35th Annual General Meeting and Rally held in June 2018 at the Leigh Park Country House Hotel, Bradford-on-Avon in the South West Region ... Cliff Brown, current President, presided over and welcomed the attending members to the AGM - Mike Bishop, Overseas Secretary and Governor opened the meeting...

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Recognition of UK Construction Professionals’ Qualifications in a post-Brexit ‘third country’ …

Are YOU a Brexit-ready Construction / Property professional? ...  Here at the ICM we are carefully following the UK government's release of relevant information on the post-Brexit situation and status of the various professionals operating in construction related duties ... Preparing for Brexit...

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