Q: I am an architect and I want to be able to work on site with a CSCS card, can you tell if the people`s business card is relevant to my profession? A: For information on the rules of the Professional Qualified Persons Card and a list of Professional Institutions whose members meet the corresponding criteria, click here. Parties to the CIJC Working Rule Agreement are in regular contact to monitor the industry`s progress after the emergency, in order to better understand the persistent impact on employers, operations and the sector. In the meantime, all tariffs and certificates provided for in the CIJC agreement of 1 August 2018 continue to apply. Q: How do I get a CSCS card? A: Full information can be found on the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) website. Finally, after much lobbying by Unite, the employers agreed that wage negotiations should take place in September. As a result, the CIJC member federations, which represent the workers covered by the CIJC, decided this week to extend the postponement of wage negotiations until September, if another assessment is carried out. This decision was not supported by the unions and we await their formal response. Q: I am thinking of buying a house and hope to turn it into two apartments. Can you tell me in the right direction who the relevant interlocutors are and what are the rules I must follow? I would hire a prime contractor to make any necessary changes.
A: There are several possibilities. You could employ an architect or architectural technologist. Contact Royal Institute British Architects or Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists. Another possibility would be to get advice from a surveyor by contacting you with the Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors. You can get advice from your local authority`s central building planning and control department or from a licensed inspector (the private alternative to building control in LA) .. . . .