Government bans combustible materials on high-rise homes.

The Guardian

The government has ordered a review of building safety advice amid concerns that scores of tall buildings fitted with combustible cladding and insulation may have been missed … Read full article


On 15 January 2018, Defra and the Welsh Government published a consultation which had as part of its remit proposals to tackle poor performance in the waste … Read full article


Sprinklers fitted in only 4% of London tower blocks.

Insurance Business

Insurers reach agreement on back of devastating Liverpool car park fire. There are still almost 1,200 vehicles inside the remains of the seven-storey waterfront building, with around … Read full article


A landowner who allowed two men to set up an illegal waste wood recycling business in the Devon countryside has been ordered to pay a total of … Read full article

Insurance Business

Ford blames insurers in stalled engine fire investigations.

The York Press

The cause of a fire which started in the laundry room of a York nursing home is under investigation. Residents were moved to safety to prevent them … Read full article