Legal

Materials delays and price increases


Parties should make certain the terms of a contract are drafted carefully.

Cutting through the greenwashing in construction


The industry is under pressure to improve its green credentials

Building Safety – 2021 Reflections and Projections 


What a year it's been for building safety.

Court of Appeal Revisits Two-Tie System for Collateral Warranties


Barry Hembling discusses the confirmation that it intends to review whether collateral warranties attract statutory adjudication rights

Stopping racism in the workplace


Here we look at how the law views racism at work, and what employers can be done to shield employees from its influence.

New dwellings are zero rated for VAT, right? Not quite.


In this article Kevin Hall at Wright Hassall will explain the situation regarding zero-rating for VAT and property development, cover some of the common errors and changes that lead to VAT headaches and highlight simple steps to ensuring the rates are right for every aspect of a development. VAT is

UK Supreme Court Confirms Commercially Reasonable Approach to Liquidated Damages


This summer, the UK Supreme Court issued its long-awaited verdict in the case of Triple Point Technology vs PTT Public Company.

Invalid Payment Notices & Requirement for Genuine Belief


Ryland Ash of WFW the TCC has provided guidance on the requirement in s.110A(2)(a) of the Construction Act that a payment notice

RSH Identifies Risks in Social Housing Sector


The RSH has set out its view of the key risks and challenges currently facing social housing, in its latest Sector Risk Profile.

Claiming Multiple Debts in One Adjudication


An important new decision from the TCC allows a quicker and more cost effective route to recover debts on construction contracts