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Building Safety Crisis

Building Safety Logbook – A Manifesto

By creating a digital building safety logbook for every building we will ensure building safety and restore confidence for residents.

DOWNLOAD our Manifesto here…

Firefighters

Rise Up!

A story of a very Dry Riser that would never have worked and no-one had spotted it due to failings in Building Safety management!

Fire Risk Assessment

Fire Risk Assessment National Register

Today’s breaking news of the full evacuation at Notting Hill Genesis Paragon Estate in Brentford highlights the role of the Fire Risk Assessment in Building Safety.

What next for EWS1 Form?

What RICS, creators of the EWS1 process, and other stakeholders, such as MHCLG, should be doing right now to secure the EWS1 process and save innocent residents from further harm.

EWS1 Fraud

On March 12th 2020, we first approached RICS and MHCLG with our concerns over the EWS1 process being a ‘magnet for fraud.’

Building Safety Bill Survey

Today we launch this survey to gauge senior executive views on the Building Safety Case and the Building Safety Regulator. We plan to repeat this process quarterly to track changes in sentiment and preparedness.

TrackMyRisks DSoR

Building Safety Act 2020 – Insurance Times

Following our Buildings Insurance Crisis event with Insurtech UK last week, Insurance Times published this detailed article about the draft Building Safety Act 2020.

Mountain to climb to Building Safety?

How close are English housing associations and local authority landlords to proposed new Building Safety regulations? Download our Building Safety Report…

MHCLG

Building Safety Regulator – doomed for failure?

Despite repeated promises that “we will learn from the Grenfell tragedy” and an intent to create the Building Safety Regulator (BSR), I remain cynical that this will positively impact building safety any time soon.

Grenfell Tower

Second anniversary of Grenfell Tower tragedy…

On the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, we still await decisive action to prevent a recurrence. Every high-risk building needs a Digital System of Record (DSoR).