Thursday 25 November at 16:30 – Join us for a tour of the Constructing Excellence award winning Enterprise Hub at the University of Hertfordshire with Herts Uni and Willmott Dixon. They will discuss some of the other new builds at the campus and the relationship between the client and contractor. Book through Eventbrite or message […]
Our next event is on Wednesday 22nd September at 15:30 with Kevin Thomas on ‘The IPI Model In Action’. Kevin has been an active member of the Club since its formation and is a knowledgeable and interesting speaker so don’t miss it! The webinar will be held on zoom and hosted by Herts Building Control. To […]
After a successful relaunch this Summer we would like to introduce you to our new Chairman, Richard Tavener. Richard was one of the founding members of the Club back in 2005 and the very first Chairman. After a quiet period for the Club, he decided to take up the role again with the aim […]
HBCE Message from Chair – May 2020 Message from Chair May 2020 Just a quick update from me, I know I have been quiet but these times are very strange not only personally but generally for the UK. Many of us are working from home, which for some is not easy, and some of […]
An updated version 3 of the Construction Leadership Council’s Site Operating Procedures has now been launched. See http://www.constructionleadershipcouncil.co.uk/news/site-operating-procedures-version-3-published/
Please see latest guidance on Builders Merchants Branch Operating Guidelines during Covid 19 from CLC.
The Cabinet Office has issued further details to help contracting authorities implement PPN 02/20 Supplier Relief due to COVID19 including ‘Model Interim Payment Terms’ and ‘Payments to Suppliers for Contingent Workers’. See Government Policy Note 0220 – Supplier Relief due to COVID 19.
Cabinet Office Procurement Policy Notice The Cabinet Office yesterday published a Procurement Policy Notice on responding to COVID-19. It emphasises the flexibilities available under the regulations for public authorities to make urgent/direct awards in exceptional circumstances (bypassing much of the usual process). Follow the link to read about the PPN and accompanying guidance You may […]
You may already be aware that our Chair Graham Mills will be stepping down from the role as part of his retirement plan. The good news is that he will continue working as Treasurer for the club for the time being. There are only three main posts involved in running the club, namely: Chair person […]
On Thursday 20th February, Andrew Seymour and John Lane from Terrain Surveys demonstrated the quality of video and 3D laser scan image captured when surveying buildings and landscapes using a drone. Andrew demonstrated how, within minutes, a drone surveyed the entire roof and structure of St Albans Cathedral to produce a detailed a 3D point […]