Words and Phrases To Avoid Now Published

The Code for Construction Product Information is built around five ‘acid tests’ – that product information should be clear, accurate, up-to-date, accessible and unambiguous. Indeed, to conform with clause three of the Code, manufacturers must ‘not use misleading or ambiguous wording…. and embrace the use of plain English to ensure accurate representation of ‘Product Information’ and performance claims’. Many manufacturers …

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Construction Product Information Ltd appoints new Interim Chief Executive Officer

Construction Product Information Ltd (CPI), responsible for managing the Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI), is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Marr as its new interim Chief Executive Officer. Steve has over thirty years of experience in the construction distribution sector and has been with SIG plc for the past seventeen years. As SIG UK Compliance Director Steve …

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

We were deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and we offer our deepest condolences to the Royal Family in this time of mourning. Amanda Long, Chief Executive of the Code for Construction Product Information added: “Her Majesty lived a life committed to service and is leaving behind a lasting legacy. “In her 70 years of …

Leadership Changes Announced

Construction Product Information Chief Executive Amanda Long will be stepping down from her position in December 2022. Commenting on Amanda’s departure, Construction Product Information non-Executive Chairman David Topliffe said: “On behalf of the leadership team, I would like to thank Amanda for her outstanding drive and commitment to develop the organisation that will underpin the management and verification of the …

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The Code for Construction Product Information Welcomes the Building Safety Act Receiving its Royal Assent

The Building Safety Act receiving its royal assent has been welcomed by the Code for Construction Product Information and Building a Safer Future. The two independent voluntary schemes have been created to help drive crucial culture change across the construction sector, to put building safety first. Both schemes are also directly aligned to, and support key elements of the Building …

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Construction Product Information Ltd announces Independent Chair and Board

Construction Product Information Ltd (CPI), responsible for managing the Code for Construction Product Information, is pleased to announce the appointment of its first independent Chair and Board of Non-Executive Directors. The Board has been created to provide robust independent governance and accountability of the Code. The Board is responsible for providing effective leadership in collaboration with CPI’s Chief Executive, Amanda …

5 Key developments to look out for in 2022

We are looking forward to crucial developments throughout 2022 at Construction Product Information Ltd that will build on progress so far and continue to drive for higher standards in the presentation of construction product information. ISSG third report Dame Judith Hackitt recently published her third report as chair of the Independent Safety Steering Group. The report, and the Government’s response, …

Our Open Letter to Government following ISSG Report​

Dear Lord Greenhalgh, Industry Safety Steering Group third report on culture change in the built environment industry and Government’s response  I write in relation to the recent Industry Safety Steering Group third report on culture change in the built environment industry and Government’s response. Building a Safer Future and the Code for Construction Product Information are not for profit schemes, …

Code for Construction Product Information and guidance published

The Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI), Code guidance and a manufacturer information pack have been launched today to drive higher standards in the presentation of construction product information in the manufacturing industry. The Code has been developed as a direct response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety in the wake of the Grenfell …

CPA publishes results of industry Consultation on new Code

The Construction Products Association (CPA) has released the results of its industry-wide consultation on the new Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI). The 65 page report details feedback from 35 trade associations representing the views of many thousands of member firms across the supply chain, and 180 individual provider and user organisations of construction product information, including most of the …