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.
7th December 2022 by Simon Moore
This post covers the main achievements from Year Two and looks ahead to the priorities for the third and final year of strategy delivery as many elements become embedded into practice.
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.
11th September 2020 by Michelle Williamson
blog by Gordon Gilchrist Leading up to March this year, Building Standards Division was full steam ahead with preparations to launch the workforce strategy. So much work was in place to make sure the strategy would be ready for its planned launch at the end of May. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we had...
4th February 2020 by Michelle Williamson
A Partnership Approach by Gordon Gilchrist You might know that Building Standards Division (BSD) is currently developing a workforce strategy for the building standards verification service. We intend for the strategy to deliver positive outcomes and changes locally and nationally that will help local authorities continue to build successful teams and ensure the service is...