Standards and Regulations

Ensure your projects meet the relevant standards and regulations and stay-up-to-date with the latest changes and their effects. Tap into specialist insight and analysis on standards and regulations from NBS.


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03 June 2016 | by

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are to designed to ensure full accountability when it comes to health and safety responsibilites on construction projects. Find out more about the CDM regulations and what's changed in the first of a two-part guide.

29 March 2016 | by

A round-up of the gas safety regulations and guidance for those involved in residential development.

01 April 2015 | by

A raft of changes have been made to the England regulations and their Approved Documents (ADs) as of March 2015. Here we summarise the key changes.

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21 September 2016 | by

Employers have a responsibility when it comes to providing personal protective equipment (and ensuring it is appropriately used) in the workplace. Here we outline some of the key considerations when thinking about PPE.

26 August 2016 | by

A parliamentary inquiry into the accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces has been launched and views are being sought until Wednesday 12 October 2016.

04 August 2016 | by

NBS recently became the first UK organisation to become an Autodesk Solution Associate following years of hard work and collaboration via the Autodesk Developer Network. Here we take a look at developments.

04 August 2016 | by

At NBS we are committed to supporting open standards for BIM. Furthermore, we have been one of the most active organisations in the UK involved in developing these standards and encouraging their use. Here we explore just what that means in practice.

04 August 2016 | by

Find BIM daunting, confusing and seemingly overly-complicated? Don't worry. Ralph Montague cuts through the jargon and gets back to key principles. It's BIM de-mystified.

29 July 2016 | by

PAS 2080 is the first specification in the world that specifically addresses managing carbon in infrastructure.

19 July 2016 | by

There's a packed events programme in store for the second half of the year. Don’t miss out on the best conferences, exhibitions, expos and networking events that can add value to your working life in 2016.

15 July 2016 | by

Adrian Malleson takes the temperature of a UK construction industry mulling its post-Brexit future, distilling the responses to our recent survey on the historic referendum on EU membership.

11 July 2016 | by

We explore the concept of corporate social responsibility as it pertains to the construction industry and the benefits of adopting a socially responsible mind-set.

01 July 2016 | by

Following the UK’s referendum on our future in Europe, we would like to invite you to take part in an NBS survey about what the result means for our sector.

15 June 2016 | by

Richard Wilks is President of the Association for Project Safety. Here he discusses why APS has chosen to extend the deadline into its National CDM Awards and why he is keen to see examples of inspirational good practice from Principal Designers.

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