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Building Safety: Developments in the building safety regime in Scotland

As reform to the building safety regime in Scotland begins to pick up pace, this article discusses recent key developments in this space in Scotland

15 July 2024

Resolving disputes under the new JCT 2024: a closer look at the impact to time and cost claims

In the first of a series exploring the recently published JCT 2024 contracts from a contentious perspective, we consider the key changes to time and cost claims 
25 June 2024

Building Safety Act: What does it mean for funders?

Obligations under the new Building Safety Act may mean funders will need to put structures in place to manage compliance
08 April 2024

Building Safety: Government publish response to Building Safety Levy consultation

This article highlights key takeaways from the Government’s response to their consultation on the Building Safety Levy which provides further awaited detail on the proposed design and implementation of the Levy
07 February 2024

Competition in Onshore Electricity Transmission: a 2024 Update

The Competitively Appointed Transmission Owner (CATO) regime will establish a process by which entities are competitively appointed to construct, own and operate new GB electricity transmission network infrastructure. This article explains what to look out for in 2024 as the detail of the regime emerges
01 February 2024

Enhanced Building Safety in England: Managing High-Rise Residential Buildings under the New Building Safety Act 2022

This article assesses the duties of accountable persons during the occupation of higher-risk buildings under the new building safety regime in England

12 January 2024

Building Safety: Developments in 2023

Following the introduction of the Building Safety Act 2022, this article summarises the key developments in 2023 to the new building safety regime for England
16 May 2023

Energy efficient retrofitting – without it, net zero targets in the built environment can never be achieved

For the UK to hit its net zero targets, the energy efficiency of existing properties must improve. We explore the obstacles to energy efficient retrofitting.
16 February 2023

Framework Contracts in the construction sector – "Constructing the Gold Standard" – one year on; action is needed

A year on from the independent review, "Constructing the Gold Standard", we consider what more can be done to verify compliance with the Gold Standard recommendations for public sector construction frameworks
13 January 2023

Thomas Barnes & Sons PLC (in administration) -v- Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

A recent TCC judgment has permitted an employer to terminate in circumstances where the notice of termination was not initially served in accordance with the contract
01 November 2022

Sustainability in the updated Construction Playbook

Is the recently updated Construction Playbook a useful tool in improving sustainability in the public sector?
01 November 2022

The Law Commission opens consultation stage for the review of the Arbitration Act 1996

14 October 2022
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