Guidance issued on design and building work: meeting building requirements

New guidance issued that outlines the duties and competence requirements for building regulations that clients, designers and contractors must meet.

This guidance helps clients, designers and contractors understand their duties and competence requirements for design and building work under The Building Regulations etc. (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2023.

It also covers additional duties under The Building (Higher-Risk Buildings Procedures) (England) Regulations 2023, when the project involves:

  • construction of a new higher-risk building 
  • work on an existing higher-risk building, including work that causes the building to stop being a higher-risk building
  • work on an existing building that will make it a higher-risk building

The guidance can be read here.

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Building safety