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Alterations to racking systems

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

Appears in:

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

Off Site Construction - Collation of Feedback

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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'.

Appears in:

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.

Appears in:

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

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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.

Appears in:

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.

Appears in:

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

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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.

Appears in:

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

Sample Fire Door Tests - BSD Update 18 September 2018

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Fire Doors Tests

Purpose of this eAlert is draw attention to recently issued guidance to Building Standards Managers, relating to the testing of Fire Doors by the UK Government's Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).

An initial letter was issued on the 6 August to draw attention to issues about fire door tests. A second letter was issued on the 18 September providing an update. At this time, we also published a fire door test guidance document.

All three documents can be accessed at http://register.scotland.gov.uk/s/2095fa

Appears in:

Building Standards Surveyors, Everyone, Members Guidance, Technical Interpretation, External publications, Large builders, Small builders, Building Standards Senior Managers, Technical articles

Advice for building owners on assurance and replacing of flat entrance fire doors (Updated 2 August 2018)

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This Advice Note is for the attention of anyone responsible for the fire safety of residential flats that are concerned about the fire and smoke resistance performance of flat entrance front doors. The note is based on latest advice from the UK Government’s Independent Expert Advisory Panel on building safety, drawing on the advice of industry experts. It has been developed to support those who want to replace their fire doors or review their performance. The note has been revised to align with Scottish building legislation.

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Building Standards Surveyors, Everyone, Members Guidance, Technical Interpretation, Homeowners, External publications, Large builders, Small builders, Building Standards Senior Managers, Technical articles

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