Building Bulletin Archive
LABC Building Bulletin Archive
Below you will find an archive of LABC Publishing monthly Newsletter(s). Browse through the issues below, or follow the link located at the bottom of this page to subscribe.


Building Bulletin 01 August 2017 (Aug 2017)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin August 2017 Industry News Building on Brexit – An All Party Parliamentary Group Report Brexit could prove disastrous for the delivery of new homes and infrastructure. To help, government need to set up transitional arrangements to bring in EU construction workers and train up domestic workers. This APPG report outlines a twelve point plan to deal with the impact. Find out more

Building Bulletin 30 June 2017 (Jul 2017)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin July 2017 Industry News New CIOB President says it's time to inspire a more diverse profession Rebecca Thompson FCIOB became the 114th President of the Chartered Institute of Building on 19th June, only the second female ever to hold that position. Rebecca used her inaugural address in front of industry leaders to call for a more inclusive profession. Find out more

Building Bulletin 30 May 2017 (May 2017)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin May 2017 Industry News Flood resilient design of houses It might seem strange to be talking about flood resilience at a time when a water drought appears to be the news of the moment. However, with 1 in 6 households and businesses in England currently at risk of flooding and the inevitable winter storms, flooding is likely to feature in the headlines at some point. Find out more

Building Bulletin 25 April 2017 (Apr 2017)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin April 2017 Industry News CIOB releases construction management lessons in all versions of Minecraft As part of the CIOB campaign to attract the next generation of constructors it has developed 'vanilla' versions of Craft Your Future so that teachers, construction professionals and young people everywhere can learn about the value of construction management and the exciting career choice i

Building Bulletin 28 March 2017 (Mar 2017)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin March 2017 Industry News Building control application service now available on the Planning Portal Around 2000 applications have been deposited at Local Authorities through the new building control application service now available on the Planning Portal. Find out more Laying the foundations for Modern Methods of Construction The Building Societies Associa

Building Bulletin 28 February 2017 (Feb 2017)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin February 2017 Industry News Industry advice following steel frame building collapse Do you work with structural steel frame buildings? Newly published guidance identifies problems that have occurred on-site and gives recommendations on how to prevent steel frame collapse in future. Find out more CIOB launches its new Academy Following its successful launc

Building Bulletin 31 January 2017 (Feb 2017)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin January 2017 Industry News Each Home Counts review published for consultation We report on the Bonfield review, published in December. It was set up to consider issues relating to consumer advice, protection, standards and enforcement in relation to home energy efficiency and renewable energy measures in the UK. Find out more BRE Report raises concerns ove

Building Bulletin 20 December 2016 (Dec 2016)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin December 2016 Industry News Brexit and loss of 215,000 construction workers This report identifies some startling implications of the Brexit vote and what needs to be done to stay on track with the UK construction programme. Find out more LABC Grand Finals 2016: Best Local Builder An interview with LABC's Best Local Builder of the year and what it means t

Building Bulletin 29 November 2016 (Nov 2016)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin November 2016 Industry News Modernise or Die – time to decide the industry's future First glance at a shocking new report on the ability of the construction industry to achieve the housing targets set for 2020. Find out more CITB gets tough on CSCS card fraudsters When the CITB introduced the CSCS cards for site workers to demonstrate minimum safety levels

Building Bulletin 25 October 2016 (Oct 2016)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin October 2016 Industry News The great balcony flare up A new report on behalf of the Department for Communities and Local Government by BRE Global highlights the potential of thermal design in residential developments making balconies a greater fire risk. Find out more Taking the term 'economical with the truth' to new heights A look at why it's important t

Sep 27 2016 Building Bulletin (Sep 2016)
A Building Control technical briefing. LABC Building Bulletin September 2016 Industry News Are you up to speed with Japanese Knotweed? A quick guide to recognising it on site. Find out more Are you about to install downlights? How to ensure downlights are fitted correctly. Find out more Cutting Edge - Has Glass wool had its day? A look at some of the new alternatives - Aerogels and Vacuum Insulated Panels (VIPs).




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