2019-05-09T08:25:00+01:00By Hamish Champ
Ministers to consider what action to take against building owners who take no action to remove unsafe cladding
2019-01-31T06:00:00+00:00By Joey Gardiner
Proponents of cross-laminated timber were up in arms when the government announced its plans to ban combustible materials from the external walls of high-rise buildings
2018-12-06T06:00:00+00:00By Jonathan Owen
With the government’s formal response to the Hackitt review of building regulations and fire safety expected soon, a panel of industry experts at Building Live discussed their own responses – and how trust in the sector can be won back
2018-10-12T06:00:00+01:00By Debika Ray, Rockwool
Industry professionals discuss their verdict on Hackitt’s fire safety recommendations, with tougher sanctions, responsibility and a potential Joint Combined Authority in the spotlight.
2018-06-14T08:00:00+01:00By Joey Gardiner
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower breaks for a week of reflection, as today marks one year since the tragedy. In the second part of this two-part feature, Joey Gardiner highlights some of the key issues to have emerged from 2,000 pages of expert reports
2018-06-13T06:00:00+01:00By Joey Gardiner
The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower breaks for a week of reflection to mark one year since the tragedy (14 June). In this two-part feature, Joey Gardiner highlights some of the key issues to have emerged from 2,000 pages of expert reports
2019-03-26T12:51:00+00:00By Peter Caplehorn
The publication of Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety issued an important and resounding call for change across the entire construction industry. A number of challenges were identified about how we ensure our buildings keep people safe.
2019-02-12T06:00:00+00:00By Cassandra Auld
Developers and contractors in England and Scotland need to be aware of the differences in two separate pieces of building regulation.