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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 […]

Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) Letter to CEOs

Please be aware the following letter has been sent to CEOs of social housing providers and supports our work around tenants’ safety obligations. It can help in your role to raise important health and safety issues. Regulator of Social Housing Letter

Government launches Fire Door FAQ for Housing Associations

The Government have produced a new FAQ on fire doors that is a useful resource for housing associations. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have made a number of important announcements on their ongoing fire door testing programme. In answer to frequent questions from housing associations and local authorities, MHCLG have put […]