IGEM Workshop – Recognition of training – 19th February 2020

IGEM is facilitating a workshop at the IGEM offices on 19th February to cover Recognition of training – a review of the audit outcomes from 2019. The agenda is to include: • Background • Audits undertaken in 2019 • Audit outcomes and areas for improvement • Audit feedback • Audit plan for 2020 • Audit […]

Welsh Government Bans Combustible Cladding on High Rise Buildings

The Association of Safety and Compliance Professionals (ASCP) have today been informed that the Welsh Government have announced the banning on the use of combustible cladding on high rise buildings as from 13th January 2020. In line with the approach taken in England, although this has yet to be confirmed, this will apply to all […]

ASCP unveils leading line-up for annual Scottish Safety & Compliance Conference

This September marks the return of ASCP’s Scottish conference and exhibition, bringing to Perthshire the UK’s only event dedicated to supporting safety and compliance professionals within the social housing and facilities management sector. Formerly the AGSM Scotland Conference, the ASCP Safety & Compliance Conference Scotland will welcome industry-leading voices, at an all-day event hosted at one of […]

Recent Fatal Gas Explosion

A fatal gas explosion in London has made the headlines recently, reiterating the importance of gas safety. A council tenant taken to hospital after an explosion on an estate in Wandsworth has died, authorities have confirmed. (Picture: London Fire Brigade) A flat on the Burtop Road estate, which is owned by Wandsworth Borough Council, was […]

Consultation on Building Safety Regulatory System Reform

On 6 June the Government published a consultation document – “Proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system” It is seeking views on the proposals for a radically new building and fire safety system which puts residents’ safety at its heart. It looks at how we change behaviours and culture, and ensure we all […]

Building a safer future

The Government is seeking views on their proposals for a radically new building and fire safety system which puts residents’ safety at its heart. We would like to include your comment in this consultation and invite you to consider how this may affect Asset/Compliance Managers. The consultation builds on the recommendations from Dame Judith Hackitt’s […]

PAS 2035

Worcester Bosch Director of Technical Communication and Product Management takes a look at the new UK retrofit standard PAS 2035.

Hackitt – Building Safety Consultation Announced

Below is a communication from Victoria Moffett, Grenfell Programme Lead at the National Housing Federation, following a consultation report from the Government based on the Hackitt review. ———————————————————————————————————— Today the Government published its consultation, Building a Safer Future: Proposals for Reform of the Building Safety Regulatory System. About the consultation This is a major consultation […]