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CITB to review the Plastering National Occupational Standards

CITB to review the Plastering National Occupational Standards

CITB is looking for plasterers or construction employers in the plastering industry to help shape the future of this occupation. Individuals will join CITB's Plastering - National Occupational Standards (NOS) review group to: Develop NVQ and SVQ qualification...

Establishing the Building Safety Regime

Establishing the Building Safety Regime

Build UK has recently updated its guide to the Building Safety Regime to include all the information published in connection with the latest phase of the regime from 6 April. The April 2024 version includes the new registers for Building Control Approvers and Building...

The role of construction products in building safety

The role of construction products in building safety

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), the UK’s regulator for construction products, has organised a webinar to help industry better understand the Building Safety Act and the role of the OPSS. The webinar, scheduled for 10am – 12noon on 22 April, will be...

Common Assessment Standard to be used across the public sector

Common Assessment Standard to be used across the public sector

The Cabinet Office has published Procurement Policy Note 03/24 which removes reference to PAS 91 meaning the Common Assessment Standard should now be used across the public sector. Following the withdrawal of PAS 91 by BSI last year, central Government departments and...