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Are you Lift Compliant?

The owners of a care home where an elderly lady fell down a lift shaft and died were ordered to pay £100,000. Read about it here. Avoid this happening to your organisation by following the HSE’s guidance here.

First female to graduate the new CORGI VRQ Compliance Diploma!

A huge congratulations to Amanda Curtis for being the first woman to complete the Level 4 diploma in Asset & Building Management Compliance course!  Amanda Curtis, Compliance Manager at Notting Hill Genesis has recently been awarded her certificate by our Senior Technical Manager Trevor Batt at her office in London. On receiving her qualification, Amanda said: […]

And the winner is….

With the 2019 ASCP Safety & Compliance Awards now open for entries, it seemed the perfect time to share a story from one of last year’s winners to see what winning an award has meant to them. Women in Gas Award winner 2018 Charlene Williams, talks about what receiving an award has meant to her… […]

A New Deal For Social Housing – Have your say…

The Government have recently launched a green paper aimed at reviewing and eventually reforming the social housing sector. It covers 5 aspects of  social housing: Ensuring homes are safe and decent – addressing safety, repairs, maintenance, and poor living conditions The need for swift and effective resolution of disputes – addressing the time taken to […]

Energy Company Obligation: ECO3, 2018 to 2022 impact analysis published

The Government’s response to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) consultation sets out the policy of the scheme that will run from Autumn 2018 until March 2022. The scheme delivers energy efficiency and heating measures to homes in Great Britain. The scheme’s other main policies include: focusing the entire scheme to support low income, vulnerable and […]

Carbon monoxide alarm requirements review

The Government have just announced the terms of their proposed Carbon Monoxide alarm requirements review. The review will consider the evidence base to establish whether regulations currently limited to solid fuel appliances in the private rented sector and building regulations are fit for purpose or whether alarm requirements should be extended to the installation of […]

Stroud District Council demonstrate their commitment to safety and compliance management

Stroud District Council are the latest organisation to demonstrate their commitment to safety and compliance management by becoming founding corporate members of the Association of Safety & Compliance Professionals (ASCP).   The Association of Safety & Compliance Professionals (ASCP) is a membership organisation established to support safety and compliance professionals within the social housing and […]