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Looking ahead - the key construction finance trends all lenders need to be aware of in 2022

In this article we discuss the five hot topics that should be at the forefront of lenders’ minds this year
20 January 2022

Construction materials shortage & climate change: trade at loggerheads over timber supply

Timber supplies are experiencing shortages in many global markets – with surging demand, logistics and climate change all said to be contributing. Is this an issue for longer term decarbonisation?
03 September 2021

The Draft Building Safety Bill – Burges Salmon’s view

In this article, we provide our analysis of the main concerns with, and implications of, the draft Building Safety Bill
27 July 2021

Draft Building Safety Bill – an analysis of the key provisions

In this article, we analyse the detail of the Building Safety Bill and highlight the key points you need to know
27 July 2021

Construction contract execution during COVID-19 and beyond

Electronic signatures, data rooms, Mercury execution? Evolving working arrangements mean we should all double check exactly how to execute construction documents
01 September 2020

Decarbonised Energy: Net Zero implications for the construction industry

12 months on from the government’s Net Zero 2050 pledge for the UK, we consider the emerging trends within the energy sector’s construction industry

21 July 2020

Preparing for a return to office working - Part 3

Planning a safe return to the office presents many challenges for landlords and occupiers. Here we explore fit out contract issues as offices are altered and reconfigured

29 June 2020

Construction sector focuses on a safe return to work

We consider the UK government’s guidance to the construction industry on how to safely reopen sites following the COVID-19 lockdown
19 June 2020

Preparing for a return to office working

Planning a safe and lawful return to the office working environment presents many challenges for landlords and occupiers. Here we explore employment law issues

15 June 2020

Scotland and the “tilted balance” in planning decisions

The Court of Session upholds the use of the tilted balance in cases where there is a shortfall in the housing land supply

03 June 2020

Breaking down barriers to Modern Methods of Construction - Intellectual Property Rights

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is changing the delivery of construction projects. Intellectual Property - is it a barrier to collaboration and scalability of MMC?

25 February 2020

Contract execution: past, present and future

Smart contracts could revolutionise aspects of the construction industry. However, a recent case highlights some of the hurdles to overcome before the UKJT’s digital vision can be fully realised
23 December 2019
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