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Published SLWG Report May 2019 new-housing-future-construction-skills

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Foundation, modern and graduate apprenticeships now provide a suite of entry routes which enables in-work training, mentoring and career development. Given the number of retirees in the industry and public sector over the next 5 to 10 years such apprenticeship routes enable knowledge transfer between generations and are well aligned to the sector’s needs. The strong support by the sector towards graduate apprentices (GA’s) is evidenced by the significant industry and public sector demand out stripping supply for places. Investment in public sector planning and building
control departments is essential. It would not matter if the industry had an abundance of skills supply if the primary statutory public sector gateways to new housing development are not sufficiently supported. Local authorities require additional support from government to increase their number of planners and building standards officers.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Everyone, Members Guidance, External publications, Building Standards Senior Managers

Alterations to racking systems

Members
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Outcome from the national consultation on the warrantability or otherwise of alterations to racking systems within a bonded warehouse.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Procedural Interpretation, Technical guides, Information Paper, Building Standards Senior Managers, Members archive

Off Site Construction - Collation of Feedback

Members
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This paper provides information from a range of verifiers on the question of reasonable inquiry as related to building elements constructed 'off site'.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Information Paper, Building Standards Senior Managers, Members archive

Dispute resolution outcome - definition of conversion

Members
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Outcome of consortia feedback - unanimous decision reached, case closed.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Member's legislative and management, Members, Procedural Interpretation, Building Standards Senior Managers, Members archive

LABSS INFORMATION PAPER INFOP05 - 2018 Version 5 030419

Members
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Applicable to Domestic Buildings only in relation to Administration and Supporting Information.
To assist Verifiers in the assessment of Building Warrants, CCNP’s and Completion Certificates

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Building Standards Surveyors, Members, Members Guidance, Information Paper, Building Standards Senior Managers

NEW FEE SCALES FOR STAS SUBMISSIONS - WEF 1 MAY 2019

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LABSS have issued a new fee scale for STAS submissions with effect from 1 May 2019. The new fees will apply to new build and variations and and to domestic and non-domestic applications from the 1 May.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Everyone, Members Guidance, Homeowners, Homeowners guides, Large builders, Small builders, Building Standards Senior Managers, Members archive

Graduate Apprenticeships Framework document for Construction and the Built Environment at SCQF level 10 January 2019

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The purpose of this document is to provide employers and learning providers with information required to deliver a Graduate Apprenticeship in Construction and the Built Environment, including Building Standards. The framework sets out the skills and learning outcomes identified through employer consultation that are required to support the development of this programme.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Everyone, Members Guidance, External publications, Building Standards Senior Managers

LABSS Commissioned Report November 2018 - Final Report V10 Longitudinal Analysis of Performance 2015-18 against Resources and Funding (including post-verification fee increases with effect from July 2017)

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This paper looks at
• the trends of building warrant applications pre and post fees increase,
• the financial implications, including the impact of the increased verification fee income, and
• mapping of fee outcomes against the performance and resources over the years pre and post fee increase.

In doing so, it aims to highlight where there are specific improvements or declines in performance and finances and explores the potential causal factors.

Appears in:

Building Standards Surveyors, KPO Information, Members, Performance Outcomes, Building Standards Senior Managers

LABSS COMMISSIONED REPORT NOVEMBER 2018 - LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF PERFORMANCE 2015-18 AGAINST RESOURCES AND FUNDING (INCLUDING POST-VERIFICATION FEE INCREASES WITH EFFECT FROM JULY 2017) - Synopsis Report

Members
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This synopsis paper draws together the conclusions in respect of:
• the trends of building warrant applications pre and post fees increase,
• the financial implications, including the impact of the increased verification fee income, and
• mapping of fee outcomes against the performance and resources over the years pre and post fee increase.

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Building Standards Surveyors, KPO Information, Members, Performance Outcomes, Building Standards Senior Managers

ALL COUNCIL KPO RETURNS FOR Q1 & Q2 - 2018-19

Members
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This is a summary of ALL of the KPO Information covering Quarters 1 and 2 for the year 2018-19

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KPO Information, Members, Performance Outcomes, Building Standards Senior Managers

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