Building Safety Act

Legal insight: Common errors in fire safety

Hannah Eales, Partner at law firm Kingsley Napley, discusses the role of Accountable Persons and urges for familiarisation with their duties under building and fire safety regulations. Read More

Building Safety Act: Implications for construction clients

CIOB Client Champion Paul Nash, explains what clients need to know about their responsibilities as a dutyholder under the Building Safety Act and related secondary legislation. Read More

Building Safety Regulator launches campaign for residents of high-rise buildings

The new Building Safety Regulator is asking all those living in tall buildings in England to be aware of how new Building Safety laws affect them. Read More

Fire Safety Enforcement Notices – What do you need to do?

SHP hears from Hannah Eales, Partner at legal firm Kingsley Napley, who provides an overview of fire safety notices, what they are and what happens if not complied with. Read More

Government urges councils to take action against ‘rogue’ building owners

Minister Lee Rowley met with council chiefs this week to discuss action against building owners who are failing to fix medium and high-rise buildings with safety issues. Read More

The building safety occupation regime and the Golden Thread – filling in the details

In this article, Erin Broughton, Associate at Addleshaw Goddard, looks at the Safety Risk Regulations that came into force on 16 January, and provides further detail on how those responsible must manage safety risks at occupied higher-risk buildings. Read More

58% of unsafe buildings yet to start remediation works, government data shows

Data from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’ (DLUHC) monthly remediation report, shows that 58% of buildings identified with unsafe cladding are yet to start remediation works. Read More

Fieldfisher and SHP: Horizon-scanning for 2024

In this first regular collaboration piece, we asked the Fieldfisher legal team what they expect from the 2024 Health and Safety landscape. Read More

Legionella risk in RAAC affected buildings

Does Legionella risk increase after a building has to close, and how can that risk be minimised if so? Roy Sullivan at Water Hygiene Centre takes a look. Read More

Building Safety Act awareness e-learning course launched by CIOB

In this article, Adrian from CIOB talks about a new health and safety course the academy has launched for health and safety professionals. Read More

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