Navigating the Building Safety Act for construction and insolvency professionals - podcast

As part of Howden's podcast series Fortune Favours The Brave, podcast hosts Dan Williams and Steve Cox discuss the impacts of the Building Safety Act (BSA) on construction and insolvency professionals with our Senior Associate Emily Clift. Listen to the episodes below.

In episode one, the conversation centres on the various responsibilities of the construction and insolvency professionals and how they can mitigate risk.  In particular, discussion focuses on:

  • The origins of the BSA
  • BSA regulation for higher-risk buildings
  • The Building Safety Regulator
  • The three gateways

In episode two, Emily, Dan and Steve advise on how to deal with building assessments, how to manage older constructions with due diligence and discuss the implications of the new extended limitation period. They also focus on:

  • Impacts of the occupation phase of high-risk buildings to insolvency practitioners
  • The accountable person and principal accountable person
  • Necessary steps for insolvency practitioners to ensure high-risk buildings meet the rigorous standards set by the Building Safety Regulator.

Listen to the episodes below.