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18.11.2021
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The new LABSS site is up and running. You can access it via labss.org; labss.scot; or labss.org.uk When you do get in you will probably need to reset…
26.10.2021
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There continues to be some confusion in respect of the retention of all supporting documentation/information submitted in support of an application…
26.10.2021
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A query has arisen again with regard to the lack of a signature on approved STAS House Type Certificates for a major developer and one of LABSS’…
08.10.2021
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RVI Practice As a Building Standards Surveyor with Midlothian Council, I have been asked to share my experience of the RVI process during the…
14.05.2021
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Following the launch of the Competency Assessment Scheme on Wednesday 12th May 2021 please note that the documents comprising the CAS Handbook and…
02.10.2020
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How time flies on a Building Standar​ds Career journey Calum Kinnear left Grove Academy, Dundee in 2012 before completing a HNC in Construction at…
05.08.2020
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A guest post by Laura Shanks from Stirling Council’s Building Standards TeamRemote Verification Inspection? This is the prominent question that…
18.06.2020
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Fire-resisting doorsets are required to be able to contain a fully developed fire, to facilitate escape of a building’s occupants and allow fire-…
12.06.2020
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The construction sector is moving into Phase 2 of its restart plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This allows for a gradual return of the…