Finance & Legislation

How Government are Supporting Self Employed


The introduction of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) was a saving grace during the pandemic.

Why Have an Arbitration Clause?


In recent months we have written about using mediation and adjudication as dispute resolution tools, now we look at arbitration.

LSBU Donates £150k for New Apprenticeships


The London South Bank University is donating £150k to ‘Reskilling the Recovery’.

How Digital Tools can Help Construction Firms


Adam Prince from Sage in this latest feature he writes about the benefits of using digital tools can help the construction industry.

Could R&D Hold the Key for Survival


From tax policy changes to Brexit and the fallout from COVID, businesses across the country have been hit by challenges in the last year. 

Construction Framework Review Should Push Playbook


Gemma Duxbury looks at the government’s independent review of construction frameworks must consider both the public sector and contractors.

PMI Spring high for construction


PMI Spring high for construction. Activity figures register at highest since September 2014 as construction bounces back.

IR35: How Will Construction Companies be Affected


Joanne Harris from Parasol, explains the changes and potential consequences that construction companies must be aware of.

Tradespeople Losing from Withheld Payments


New research has revealed that UK tradespeople are seeing over £1,000 of payments each year withheld by customers following completed jobs.

Changes to Procurement Present Opportunities


In December the Government published a green paper outlining changes to its procurement procedures which could transform the process for SMEs