28th July 2023 by Simon Moore
Building Standards Division (BSD) hosted a series of in person visits by local authority verifiers, over four dates in May and June, to our offices in Denholm House, Livingston.
24th June 2022 by Simon Moore
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.
28th April 2022 by Simon Moore
A guest post by Daniel Last, sharing his experience as a Building Standards Ambassador, and his activities highlighting the profession to young people.
13th December 2021 by Simon Moore
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.
17th December 2020 by Michelle Williamson
A guest post by Bob Renton, Consultant to Local Authority Building Standards Scotland, about the development of the Competency Assessment System and plans for implementation next year. The Competency Assessment System, or CAS for short, has been developed over the last couple of years by Local Authority Building Standards Scotland (LABSS) with involvement from many...
26th November 2020 by Michelle Williamson
A guest post from Danny Henderson, City of Edinburgh Council After being invited by the Building Standards Division to join the newly formed Building Standards Ambassadors Network earlier in the year, I was delighted to participate in my first engagement session with many young people from high schools across Scotland. I was asked to participate...
1st October 2020 by Michelle Williamson
A guest post by Ann-Marie Scollon To mark the launch of the Building Standards Workforce Strategy, Ann-Marie Scollon, Building Standards Surveyor in West Dunbartonshire Council shares her experience of joining the profession. In 2010, I graduated with a Building Surveying degree. During my studies, I encountered a lecturer who was passionate about Building Standards Surveying....