Simon Moore

Written 13 posts

Building Standards Workforce Data Analysis Report 2021

24th June 2022

Today, we have published the first workforce data analysis report for the building standards profession.  The analysis report covers findings from the 2021 data collection with reference to the 2019 and 2020 data.

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Building Standards Futures Board: Verification Delivery Model – Building Standards Hub Pilot

15th June 2022

Alan McAulay, previously Team Leader at South Lanarkshire Council Building Standards, and James Whiteford, Lead Building Standards Surveyor at Scottish Borders Council, have been appointed as the Building Standards Hub (BSH) Directors from Monday 23 May 2022 for 18 months.

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New national customer satisfaction survey

20th May 2022

The survey enables customers of the building standards service to provide feedback on the customer service received. 

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Doing digital to improve building standards

3rd May 2022

The Building Standards Futures Board agreed our plans for digitally transforming the building standards system in Scotland.

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Building Standards Ambassador – Positive Pathways

28th April 2022

A guest post by Daniel Last, sharing his experience as a Building Standards Ambassador, and his activities highlighting the profession to young people.

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Building Standards Futures Board: Verification Delivery Model – Building Standards Hub Pilot

23rd March 2022

Scottish Government, in collaboration with Local Authority Building Standards Scotland (LABSS) and Fife Council are in the final stages of launching the Building Standards Hub Pilot, part of the work being taken forward by the Building Standards Futures Board.

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Consultation open on Building Standards Compliance and Enforcement

14th December 2021

The building regulations compliance and enforcement consultation is now open for your views on the development of a new Compliance Plan Manger role.

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Building Standards Workforce Strategy – One Year On

13th December 2021

A joint post by Local Authority Building Standards Scotland and Building Standards Division The workforce strategy for the building standard verification service was launched just over a year ago and much progress has been achieved to deliver the aims of the strategy.

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Building Standards Futures Board – Update on the Seven Workstreams

11th November 2021

The Building Standards Futures Board (FB) was established in May 2019 by the then Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning, Kevin Stewart MSP, to provide guidance and direction on making transformative changes to the building standards system.

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2021 National Customer Satisfaction Survey Now Live

6th October 2021

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 National Customer Satisfaction Survey is live. Now in its eighth year, the purpose of the annual survey of users of the local authority building standards service is to obtain nationally consistent customer satisfaction data across all 32 local authorities in Scotland.  The data enables a comparison analysis…

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