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New regulator to protect high-rise residents

Those responsible for the safety of high-rise residential buildings in England have six months from April to register with the new Building Safety Regulator.  The Building Safety Regulator was established to protect high-rise residents from unsafe building practices in England in response to the Grenfell Tower fire. Under the Building Safety Act, high-rise residential buildings which […]

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Building Safety Act 2022 passed into law

The long-awaited Building Safety Bill has finally gained Royal Assent and passed into law. Nearly five years on from the Grenfell fire, the Building Safety Act 2022 aims to improve building standards, ensure the safety of residents and protect leaseholders from fixing defects such as flammable cladding. Recommendations from the Hackitt Inquiry underpin key aspects […]

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