IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: ‘Trade bodies threaten to boot members out if they can’t prove competence’

logoThe IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, with notices from across the development sector’s publications, and this week features Building’s report on how the 2017 Grenfell disaster now means ‘Trade bodies threaten to boot members out if they can’t prove competence.’

…crack down on the competency of their members…

Building’s Jordan Marshall writes:

Focus on firms’ abilities follow series of recommendations made following 2017 Grenfell fire…

Trade bodies will be looking to crack down on the competency of their members in the coming months, with the boss of one organisation saying he is prepared to give companies the boot if they were not up to the appropriate standard.

The news comes as the Competence Steering Group (CSG), which was set up following the 2017 Grenfell tragedy to improve standards in the built environment, prepares to publish its final report, Setting the Bar, later today.

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