Construction Health and Safety Consultancy and CDM Adviser Services

CDM Support Services for Architects & Principal Designers
Posted by David Cant on April 18, 2013

An established cost effective solution for Principal Designers & your Architectural Practice.

CDM Support Services for Architects Construction Health and Safety is often in the news and usually it is not good news. However, it certainly can be good news every day if you are working within the sound principles and practices of CDM advice.

Veritas Consulting will work with you to provide uncomplicated CDM Support to help address your statutory duties as ‘Principal Designer’ under the CDM Regulations 2015 within your practice, to ensure both you and your clients interests are protected and enhance your professional image.

CDM Support by experts in the know!

Veritas Consulting offer a CDM Support service designed for Architects and Construction professionals who take on the role of Principal Designer under their own practice – the Know-how a business needs that don’t have the necessary expertise in house but need a regular CDM Consultants input that adds reassurance for your team.

Unlike our competitors, we do not offer our CDM Support services on the construction value of the project, Veritas Consulting like to keep it simple and offer a CDM Support Service on a retainer basis, that way you get the best value from using Veritas Consulting.

CDM Regulations simplified for Principal Designers…

Because protecting your Architectural practice, role of Principal Designer and the interests of your clients is important to us, we’ve made it easy for you to get the CDM Support you need for your business. We will;

  • Ensure the local area HSE Office is notified (Client)
  • Gather the Pre Construction information ready for tender issue.
  • Carry out a thorough CDM Health and Safety Workshop and Design review.
  • Identify initial Design Risk Management issues and provide solutions, not options
  • Assist Client reviewing the Construction Phase Plan (no duty for Principal Designers)
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination between team members
  • Prepare the Health and Safety File
  • A team of experts available as and when required to answer any CDM queries.

It is important that your clients are convinced that they have a safe pair of hands working with them on their projects and our aim is to inspire that confidence by providing you as Principal Designer with an affordable, first class CDM Support service covering each and every project for one affordable cost.

What are the costs for CDM Support for a Principal Designer?

CDM Support fees for Architects / Principal designers are based on a retainer basis invoiced monthly through agreement with an agreed number of days, based on a number of projects the scope, required attendance at design team meetings and undertaking CDM design workshops.

An established working model of our CDM support service;

CDM Support fees for Principal Designers and their Architectural practice from £TBC +VAT for a 12 month period which consists of (TBC) days per month to review a number of projects and undertake CDM Design reviews/Workshops.

Are you Interested in CDM Support? your next step.

So, when you’re ready to appoint Veritas Consulting as your CDM Support Services provider, or indeed, if you need immediate cover – get the ball rolling & call 0800 1488 677 or contact us. 

Experience where it counts….

Veritas Consulting:

A registered practice with the Association for Project Safety (APS) who have a wealth of projects experience in industries such as Health Care, Manufacturing,  Historical Buildings, Housing Regeneration, New Build and Refurbishment schemes and more..

The Team:

  • Each CDM Consultant is a Registered Member of the Association for Project Safety (APS) recognised in the industry by (RMaPS) designatory post nominals.
  • All Construction Consultants are Chartered Members of IOSH (The Chartered Body for Health and Safety Professionals).
  • Individuals are also listed on the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR).


David Cant is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner extraordinaire. He has a wealth of Industry experience and is the MD of Veritas Consulting. David also Blogs about Health and Safety here Health and Safety Consultants

His aim is to flavour Health and Safety with integrity, served with a side of humour You can find David on - Twitter and Google also Linkedin

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