Building body warns of “disaster” amid construction capacity squeeze

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A trade body for building inspectors has sounded the alarm over the government regulated insurance scheme for the sector following the closure of several firms.

The Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors (ACAI), the body which represents the majority of the UK’s private approved inspectors (AIs) and almost half of the building control industry, has called on newly appointed Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP to urgently review the government-regulated AI Scheme of Insurance to prevent

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