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LABC briefing for local authorities - the Hackitt Implementation - Birmingham

Event overview

  • Dates:
  • Times: 10.00 - 13.00
  • Location: Birmingham - Novotel Birmingham Centre, 70 Broad St, Birmingham B1 2HT
  • Booking closes on

Changing Duties, Risks and Demands on Public Service Building Control

The Government's consultation on the Hackitt implementation plan has been published and the consultation will close on 31 July 2019.

LABC will be running FREE briefing events for local authorty elected members and senior managers

Briefings will be hosted by either Lorna Stimpson, LABC Deputy Chief Executive or Martin Taylor, LABC Director of Regulatory Policy. Both are working closely with MHCLG and sit on the Joint Regulators Group working with officials, fire and rescue services and the HSE.

Agenda

  • Hackitt implementation plan and consultation – a summary
  • The role of local authority staff and members as dutyholders
  • ‘Minimum service’ no longer an option
  • The combined impact on:
    • Local authority risk
    • Competency and accredited training
    • Resourcing and resilience
    • Standards
    • Records and evidence – auditable and secure
    • Recruitment and succession planning
    • Cross-boundary working and peer review
  • Other issues:
    • Removing choice of regulator
    • Public Indemnity insurance difficulties
    • Local authority conflicts of interest

Who Should Attend?

Leaders of Council; Portfolio Holders for Building Control; Chief Executives; Heads of Service; Chief Planners and Planning Committee Members; Heads of Building Control and senior surveyors

It's important that local authority senior managers and elected members understand the implications this will have on local authorities so please extend this invitation to them.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at seminar@labc.co.uk or on 020 8616 8120.