Lucy Carmichael BW 2018

Who’s responsible for fire safety? It’s time to give the industry clarity post-Grenfell


We cannot wait for longer-term regulatory change to come into force, fire safety guidance is needed now – says Lucy Carmichael, RIBA Director of Practice

james wates bw 2018

Social skills


The collapse of Carillion should lead to a renewed focus on the positive impact that construction businesses can have on society

Tony Jones BW 2018

Combustibles ban: flexibility will strengthen regulations


Change is our collective responsibility as a sector and we must be active participants, but the competing interests at play within the construction industry mean that the government needs to take ownership of the process