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Following the Grenfell tragedy, The Building Safety Bill has been welcomed by many as a golden opportunity to improve the design, construction and aftercare of our buildings. Ultimately, the plans will usher in new legislation that will make people safer in their homes.
The housing secretary has warned ‘the time to prepare for these changes is now’.
But what exactly will these changes mean for contractors? Who becomes accountable for the ‘Golden Thread’ of information? And how exactly can construction firms start preparing?
In this guide, we answer all those questions and more, taking an in-depth look at how the bill will affect handover management in the months and years to come.