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Insurance hikes of as much as 800 per cent hit architects hard


The insurance spokesman cited seemed to imagine that Building Regulations establish who is responsible for what. With ignorance like this, is it any wonder that the insurance market is so wacky. The RIBA should be running virtual seminars for brokers and underwriters explaining what architects do, and what words like cladding actually mean. Of course the embarassing evidence and attitudes of the architects at the Grenfell inquiry has confirmed the view of the liability industry that architects are a very bad bet.

Posted date

18 May, 2020

Posted time

8:33 am