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First Homes – what the new affordable scheme means for developers

The Government has published more details on the implementation of the First Homes scheme, with the first houses to be included from June 2021.

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Where are the best places to build your own home in England?

We have analysed our own data and combined with figures published through the Right to Build to scheme to assess the best places to self-build in Engl…

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Don’t wait for planning – tackle risk at the design stage

Learn more about LABC Warranty's Major Projects Service, for developments with taller buildings and a value above £22.5m.

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Strong performance sees LABC Warranty expand its account management team

LABC Warranty has expanded its account management team following a strong 2020 performance and record sales through the first quarter of 2021.

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New finance to support more affordable self-build mortgages

The Government has announced a new £150m fund to support a scheme to deliver low deposit mortgages for self-build and custom-build projects in England…

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Coming soon... The Bricks annual award winners for 2020

Discover which builders and developers from our monthly Site Recognition Award winners have been shortlisted for The Bricks 2020

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Building reputation, inspiring colleagues and healthy competition – our winners

Our award-winning developers get much more than a certificate and well-earned recognition from LABC Warranty.

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Technical update: piled walls

This technical article covers contiguous and secant piled walls and looks at when they can be used in basements.

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Self-Builders: Avoiding the Community Infrastructure Levy?

Calling all self-builders, are you aware of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)?

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Blue roof guidance (and above-ground attenuation surfaces)

A blue roof is a flat roof or deck designed to provide controlled attenuation and management of rainfall to the sewer or outfall system.

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Your guide to our risk management site inspections

When building new homes you need to make sure you comply with building regulations and also the technical standards set out by your warranty provider.…

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The need for a credible basement waterproofing specialist

Additional guidance on the need for a credible basement waterproof specialist - it is essential that the risk is managed by engaging appropriate speci…

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