Lots of building and architectural companies are already LABC Partners thanks to the scheme that makes it possible. The LABC Partner Authority Scheme brings a range of benefits, but what is it and why should you care? Those are the questions we’re going to answer today, so read on to find out more.
What is the LABC Partner Authority Scheme?
The Partner Authority Scheme is shared by all local authority building control teams in the country. You can work with a building control survey on pre-application work, design work and other things, and it doesn’t matter where you’re located.
Who Can Join It?
There are many different types of organisations that can join the Partner Authority Scheme. This includes very big companies or very small ones; it really doesn’t matter the size of the business. All types of building and architecture companies can benefit from becoming members of the scheme.
Reasons to Join the Scheme
There are lots of good reasons to become an LABC Partner, and we’re going to discuss them below.
The services you can use are all priced very competitively and that’s something that all businesses can benefit from. The chance for a business to save money can never be passed up on.
Site inspections can be carried out by local professional teams. They have the local insight, professional knowledge and contacts in the local area to really make a difference and have a positive impact. That can only be a good thing for your business.
Single Point of Contact
All of the building control work you need to have carried out will run through a single point of contact. This makes life a lot easier for you than might otherwise be possible. And that applies across England, Wales and Scotland.
Access to Vital Expertise
The people helping you will have in-depth expertise in vital areas. They know about contamination, energy requirements, sustainability, fire safety, acoustics, access and so much more. Their expertise will be invaluable to your business.
Easier Invoicing Arrangements
Membership means simplified fees and invoicing arrangements that are simpler than ever before. This saves time for your business and gives you one less thing to worry about as you focus on the important work you do for clients.
Permission to Use LABC Partner Logo
The LABC Partner logo carries a lot of weight in the industry, and when you join the LABC Partner Authority Scheme, you’ll be free to use it on all of your marketing and advertising materials.
Access to the Planning Department
You’ll have the easiest possible access to the planning department after you join the Partner Authority scheme too. This is a vital resource and can help you in a variety of ways as you look to grow and improve your business.
There’s an online application form that you can complete if you want to become an LABC Partner. It’s quick and easy to do, so you’ll be taking advantage of the perks and benefits listed above in no time at all.