UK Government consultation for amendments to the Architect’s Act – which will enable international architects to practise in the UK and ensure professional standards within the sector are maintained
BRE Scotland has held a launch event to announce the opening of two new certification schemes – one for Approved Certifiers of non domestic buildings and one for Approved Certifiers of homes.
Minister launches Certification of Design Scheme for Section 6 Domestic. The application by RIAS and BRE to the Scottish Executive to establish a Certification of Design Scheme has received ministerial approval.
Scottish homebuilder Applecross has become the first developer in Scotland to provide its homebuyers with a Property Log Book which will capture, store and give easy access to all the information they need to know about their property.
Property professionals – architects, developers, contractors, etc. – are being bombarded with new regulations. Consequently there are plenty of CPD’s and lectures (see Events page) to explain this swathe of bureaucratic flux.