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Grenfell Inquiry module two: A look back at key evidence about the cladding materials

The section of the inquiry covering products installed on the tower contained many shocking revelations. Now that it is over, Tom Lowe explains who said what

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A big step forward in pursuit of safer products

By Peter Caplehorn

The announcement of a regulator to hold the industry to account combines with work already under way to bring about much-needed improvement, says the CPA’s Peter Caplehorn

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The Grenfell Inquiry reveals the urgent need for a culture change in construction

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Cutting corners is never in anybody’s best interest, says James Wates

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Grenfell Tower: A lesson in how not to manage a project

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What we have heard has been a long saga of incompetence, says Graham Watts

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What motivates firms to do the right thing?

By Scott Sanderson

There is a clear moral argument for placing building safety above all else, but the business case is what will sway many, says PRP’s Scott Sanderson

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How competent are you?

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A report out today sets out new competency requirements which those working on higher risk buildings should act upon immediately to avoid another Grenfell-style disaster, says Graham Watts