Finance & Legislation
Building contractor insolvency triggers liability
23 Mar 18
The courts have recently given guidance around the interrelation between performance bonds and contractor insolvency.
Positive message from Spring Statement
14 Mar 18
A short, but upbeat, Spring Statement has been delivered by the Chancellor, Phillip Hammond.
Right to work: where should the responsibility lie?
7 Mar 18
Clarifying a worker’s right to work in the UK is a thorny issue, we look at whether the industry is taking its responsibilities seriously.
Unite say Carillion’s supply chain ‘sold out’
1 Mar 18
Unite, the UK’s largest union, has accused the government of “selling out” Carillion’s sub-contractors and supply chain,
Unite wins agency/self-employed case
16 Feb 18
Unite has won a groundbreaking legal case, which is likely to repercussions across the construction industry.
Construction output stalls
9 Feb 18
The latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI® survey has found that output from the industry stalled in January.
Abolish Retention in Construction
1 Feb 18
Build UK, CECA and CPA lead call for abolishing retentions.
Taking the complexity out of fall protection
29 Jan 18
Falls from height accounted for 26% of workplace accidents in 2015/6.