Mostyn Bullock considers the decline in building standards and asks what the industry can do to stop the rot

The increase of workload for professionally qualified fire engineers acting as expert witnesses on civil cases has shifted from discernible to tangible in recent times.

This is great for our consulting peer group. It’s interesting and challenging work that is required to be carried out by persons that are appropriately professionally qualified and is usually invoiced on a time-charge basis. Fantastic.

Compared to working on building design and delivery, where we are competing with people without the professional qualifications who say they can do an equivalent job cheaper and where clients put cost above professional qualifications, it&rsq...

Jean Yves

IICJ

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