- The CDM Regulations 2015—one year on
- Have the CDM Regulations 2015 generally been received positively by the industry?
- In general, has the HSE provided adequate guidance on the new regulations?
- Did the transitional period work well?
- Is there a good understanding in the industry now regarding the principal designer role and who can/should take it on?
- Has initial resistance from consultants to take on the principal designer role now disappeared?
- How are clients coping with their additional duties?
- Are all the CDM co-ordinators now being engaged as sub-consultants?
- Is the CDM co-ordinator role missed in practice?
Construction analysis: As the one-year anniversary of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (‘CDM Regulations 2015’) approaches, Gillian Birkby, head of construction at Fladgate LLP, explores how the regulations have been working in practice, including the principal designer role and the absence of an Approved Code of Practice.
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