Building Safety Bulletin – Week of May 22 – June 4, 2023

Welcome to this week’s building safety bulletin, where we look at the latest developments affecting developers, leaseholders, contractors, housing providers and anyone else interested in the UK’s building safety crisis.  1. Building safety regulator registrations  The Health and Safety Executive (HAS) has said around 750 registration applications have been sent to the Building Safety Regulator … Read more

Building Safety Bulletin – Week of May 15 – 21, 2023

Welcome to this week’s building safety bulletin. This page outlines some of the significant news and changes affecting developers, leaseholders, contractors, housing providers, and anyone else interested in the UK’s building safety crisis. 1. Leasehold abolition to be dropped    The Guardian has reported that the government is abandoning its plans to abolish the leasehold system. Michael Gove … Read more

Building Safety Bulletin – Week of May 1 – 7, 2023

Welcome to this week’s building safety bulletin. This page outlines some of the significant news and changes affecting developers, leaseholders, contractors, housing providers, and anyone else interested in the UK’s building safety crisis. 1. Another developer signs remediation contract   This week, Viva Midco Limited, the parent company of Avant Homes, joined 46 other firms in … Read more

History repeats itself, but not in the way you might imagine. How identity politics is being used to diminish democracy.

In 1952, around the time of the last coronation, a Conservative government scrapped the nation’s ID card claiming it was too prone to abuse by a heavy-handed police force and would cause the public to mistrust it. Fast forward 50 years, and the New Labour government pushes through a bill to bring back National Identity … Read more

Building Safety Bulletin – Week of April 24 – 30, 2023

Welcome to this week’s building safety bulletin. This page outlines some of the significant news and changes affecting developers, leaseholders, contractors, housing providers, and anyone else interested in the UK’s building safety crisis.     1. Developer remediation contract  There have been no new signatories to the government’s developer remediation contract. So far, 46 developers have committed … Read more

Building Safety Bulletin – Week of April 17 – 21, 2023

Welcome to this week’s building safety bulletin. This page outlines some of the significant news and changes affecting developers, leaseholders, contractors, housing providers, and anyone else interested in the UK’s building safety crisis.    1. Registration process for Building Safety Regulator opens  The registration process for the Building Safety Regulator’s (BSR) portal has commenced, the Health … Read more

Building Safety Bulletin – Week of April 11 – 14, 2023

Welcome to this week’s building safety bulletin. This page outlines some of the significant changes affecting developers, leaseholders, contractors, housing providers, and anyone else interested in the UK’s building safety crisis.    1. Galliard and Emerson sign remediation contract  Galliard Homes and Emerson Group have joined 44 other developers in signing the remediation contract for … Read more

Building Safety Bulletin – Week of April 03 – 09, 2023

Welcome to this week’s building safety bulletin. This page outlines some of the significant changes affecting developers, leaseholders, contractors, housing providers, and anyone else interested in the UK’s building safety crisis.     1. Developer remediation contract  This week, Galliard Homes signed the government’s developer remediation contract, committing the developer to remediate their unsafe buildings. This brings … Read more