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UK Shortage of Building Control Professionals

Tuesday 12 October 2021

Skills shortages across the construction sector is causing Industry Disruption. With decreasing numbers of Approved Inspectors and no sign of new talent on the horizon this poses a potential critical situation for the sector. Iain Thomson, CEO takes a deeper look at the potential impact and solutions with UK Construction Media.

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Assent Surveyors Shortlisted in RICS Young Surveyors Awards 2021

Monday 11 October 2021

Assent helps build next generation of surveyors as two secure their spot on the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards shortlist.

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Uniting to Improve Fire Safety Standards

Friday 8 October 2021

The Construction Industry needs to work collectively to create a sea-change for Fire Safety. With the fallout of Grenfell the construction industry is facing turbulent times with deep routed issues that must be addressed if we are to avoid any further tragedies from happening.

Paul-le-Mare, Assent Associate talks about the Fire Safety Building Regulations Group he formed to unite the industry.

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Offsite Construction and Building Control - a Perfect Match?

Wednesday 29 September 2021

Offsite construction is a building method of choice with increasing popularity. It offers both speed and sustainability benefits but building regulations have been slow to catch-up with this future focused method of construction.

John Miles, Technical Director of Assent speaks with Offsite Hub about how Building Control can adopt practices that help both manufacturers and developers meet building regulations.

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A Building Control guide to chimney works

Friday 3 September 2021

Exposed to the element chimneys receive the full force of adverse weather and cause common safety and structural issues. John Miles, Technical Manager at Assent Building Control provides a building control guide for Chimney Works.

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Fire Risk in Heritage Buildings

Friday 27 August 2021

Richard Williams, Divisional Director, speaks with Ecclesiastical and Heritage World about how to protect the UK’s unique heritage buildings from fire whilst ensuring the unique building features remain unaltered.

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How Building Control has Adapted since Covid-19

Monday 16 August 2021

COVID-19 has undoubtedly affected the built environment. Jane Keely, Director of Assent Building Control, takes part in a Podcast series with the University College of Estate Management, looking at how Building Control has adapted to these changes and challenges.

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Assent Building Control Summer 2021 Newsletter

Wednesday 11 August 2021

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Assent Newsletter Summer 2021

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What the Future Homes Standard means to Developers

Monday 26 July 2021

How will the upcoming Part L Building regulation changes affect your current developments? John Miles talks with Specifier Review about how Approved Inspectors can support Property Developers to adhere to these new, tighter regulations.

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Learning Lessons in Offsite Construction

Wednesday 7 July 2021

Modern methods of construction are increasing and the industry realises the advantages of offsite construction. Especially true in the education sector where speed and delivery means minimal disruption to schools. How can Building Control make the grade?

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