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Building Information Modelling Level 3: watch this space

We look at developments in Building Information Modelling (BIM). Will 2017 be the year when BIM Level 3 takes off?
25 January 2017

NEC3 compensation events: don't get caught out

In the third of the series of NEC3 articles we highlight important differences between the NEC3 approach to assessing compensation events and that of other standard forms of construction contract.
25 January 2017

Health and safety fines rising in wake of HSE Definitive Guideline

The HSE's 'Definitive Guideline' for sentencing health and safety-related offences has led to an increase in health and safety fines in the construction industry. Will it lead to change in attitudes?
25 January 2017

Construction contract drafting in a post-Brexit world: labour and import duties

In the third of the series we look in more detail at drafting considerations for labour and import duty clauses.
25 January 2017

Adjudication: are "smash and grabs" a thing of the past?

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) has looked at several "smash and grab" construction adjudication cases recently. Have "smash and grabs" had their day?
25 January 2017

Construction adjudication: "Everybody has won and all must have prizes"

Dispute Resolution Festive Forecast: the right to adjudicate construction disputes has now been enshrined in law for 20 years. What has changed? 
15 December 2016

Construction contract drafting in a post-Brexit world: price fluctuation clauses

In the second of the series we look at whether price fluctuation clauses help the parties cope with the cost uncertainty of Brexit.
30 November 2016

Government's Air Quality Plan quashed – what are the implications for construction?

The High Court tells the government to move more quickly and take tougher measures to address poor air quality. What does this mean for construction projects?
29 November 2016

NEC3 contract notices: what to watch out for

In the second of the series of NEC3 articles we consider what you need to do to ensure notice is validly given under your contract.
29 November 2016

Corruption in construction – a warning

In light of Sweett Group's conviction under the Bribery Act's strict liability corporate offence, construction businesses must ensure that they have "adequate procedures" to prevent bribery.
29 November 2016

Insolvency in construction: a contract toolkit

While post-Brexit data indicates that the economy performed better than expected in the short term, it is always prudent to assess insolvency risk. Here's a reminder of your legal defences.
29 November 2016

Construction and engineering Pre-Action Protocol – revised and revitalised

The second edition of the Pre-Action Protocol for construction and engineering disputes came into force on 14 November. It aims to create a more proportionate, quicker and cheaper process. 
29 November 2016

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