Simon Moore

Written 7 posts

New 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 in the building standards system. The Compliance Plan is one of seven work streams being taken forward under the work of the Building Standards Futures Board. The 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. The workforce strategy is one of seven workstreams overseen by the Building Standards…

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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. The Board is chaired by Craig Hatton, Chief Executive of North Ayrshire Council and the 10th meeting…

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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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Making a good quality building warrant application

27th August 2021

We have published guidance on what you need to know to make a quality building warrant application. This post covers the reason for developing new national guidance, a summary of what it covers and what we hope it will achieve. Developing the guidance The compliance plan is one of seven workstreams overseen by the Building…

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Seeking views on how digital technologies can transform delivery of the building standards system

23rd August 2021

The Building Standards Futures Board has confirmed their agreement with our plans for the digital transformation of the building standards system in Scotland. Delivery of this transformation will be done in partnership with industry, and Local Authority Building Standards Scotland (LABSS) who represent all of the building standards professionals employed in local authorities. As this…

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2020 National Customer Satisfaction Survey Now Live

8th October 2020

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 National Customer Satisfaction Survey is live. Now in its seventh 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 and to enable comparison analysis between…

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