Build UK has updated its comprehensive guide to the building safety regime to reflect the latest secondary legislation and guidance that has been published. Changes in the May 2023 version include:
- Updated guidance on the Safety Case which must be prepared by the Principal Accountable Person
- The latest information on the new building control system, including the Operational Standards Rules for Building Control Bodies and competence framework for Building Inspectors
- A link to the Independent Review of the Construction Products Testing Regime led by Paul Morrell OBE, Testing for a Safer Future
- A link to the guide on safety‐critical elements published by the CIOB in partnership with RIBA.
Build UK has also published a timeline showing when key changes are taking effect to support the implementation of the Building Safety Act. There will be further changes over the next 12 months, including the introduction of new regulations, and the timeline will be regularly updated alongside the guide to help provide clarity for members.