Finance & Legislation

Liquidated damages for delay clauses


The Court of Appeal recently reviewed the law and correct approach towards liquidated damages for delay clauses.

Construction still not taking a system-led approach to fire protection


Two years after Grenfell, only 23% of UK architects say they have worked on a project with a systematic approach to fire protection.

Keeping up the pressure on late payments in the construction industry


Exploring the impact of late payments on the construction industry and the woodworking sector.

Long-term infrastructure planning crucial


NIC Chair Sir John Armitt calls for a long term perspective on infrastructure funding up to 2050.

Legal & General launches fund for retirement homes


L & G has launched Guild Living, a £2billion fund for urban retirement homes with modern architecture.

University of the Highlands receives grant for life sciences centre


New funding for the University of the Highlands will go towards the construction of a life sciences centre for health research.

Apprenticeship Levy key to long-term growth


Apprenticeship Levy is ‘not a stealth tax,’ as the deadline draws closer to British business missing out on contributions.

Irish construction booming


Irish construction is booming, with demand for UK imports remaining high.

CMA expose rolled lead cartel


Three major suppliers have been found to be breaking competiton law.

Don’t get caught out – The Construction Industry Scheme


The CIS scheme and how it affects construction firms.