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Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’ RIBA core curriculum topic, which covers the legal, regulatory and policy frameworks underpinning business, architecture and construction. The topic also embraces the knowledge and skills necessary to apply these across other CPD Core Curriculum topics. Your annual CPD requirement can be structured or informal, and come from any source, but only materials found on this website have been RIBA assessed and approved. Many seminars are now available online using Zoom, GoToMeeting, and Microsoft Teams etc. This is not always shown so, if a seminar is of interest to you, please click on the link and check.
A1 Facade Fire Rated Membranes and A2 Membranes Systems - The Technology is Ready
Seminar, by EFFISUS
Addresses the latest technologies available to facilitate weatherproofing an A2 fire-rated façade weatherproofing system in accordance with BS EN13501-1, ensuring maximum fire safety. Includes guidance on design and installation considerations, weatherproofing implications in a façade project, and relevant testing standards and building regulations.

Effisus is part of Up-Way Systems, which develops and markets Effisus Solutions worldwide. As part of a global network of more than 8,000 weatherproofing experts covering the USA, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Effisus leads in the development and commercialisation of efficient and sustainable solutions for the construction industry, investing in long-term strategic partnerships with global reference partners.The result has seen Effisus contribute to high profile projects worldwide, including Dublin International Airport, London’s Battersea Development, Fountain Views, Skyview and the Museum of the Future in the UAE, and Hudson Yards in the USA.

Duration: 30 minutes, plus Q&A
Paving the Way
A helpful guide that extends beyond the benefits of BS 7533 to practical issues such as typical build-ups, the design and construction of rigid and bound pavements in the public realm, grouting types, and typical problems associated with poor design or construction – liberally illustrated with case study examples.

Instarmac Group is a specialist in the manufacture and distribution of cement and bitumen-based products to the world market. Across its 40-year lifetime it has built an enviable reputation based on the research, development and manufacture of innovative materials for use in highway maintenance, urban regeneration, tiling, commercial flooring and internal finishing. The company is committed to delivering quality products and systems, backed by first-class customer, technical and site support.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
Step on It: Stairway Safety
Looks at how to make commercial, public or shared stairways safe and compliant with all current building regulations. Topics covered include: what stair nosings are, what they do, and how to choose the right one; relevant legislation and standards; how recent BS, BRE and Equality Act (formerly DDA) guidelines affect stairway specification; environmental and health and safety considerations; and, best practice, illustrated with case study examples.

Based in Oldham in Lancashire, Quantum Flooring Solutions is one of the UK’s leading independent stair nosing and accessories manufacturers, with more than 50 years’ experience. The company supplies a complete range of stair nosings, entrance mattings, PVC accessories and transitions. These can be used in conjunction with all types of floorcovering, whether contract or domestic. Quantum products are used throughout the world. Safety is a top priority. In the UK, supplies of stair nosing profiles are supported by the unique QSMS on-site measuring system. Rapid and accurate step measurements are transmitted electronically to the flooring contractor as part of a responsive service package, saving time and money for the floor fitter. As part of its commitment to protect the environment and improve the manufacturing process Quantum Flooring Solutions is ISO14001 and ISO9001 accredited.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A