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The Modern Slavery Act – making a statement in the construction industry

The Modern Slavery Act is an important step forward when addressing the problem of human trafficking and forced labour in the construction industry. 
05 May 2017

NEC3 contracts – how to maintain a Risk Register

Risk Registers are commonly misunderstood. We explain how to use and maintain a risk register in the administration of an NEC3 contract.
19 April 2017

Adjudication enforcement: administration is no escape route

In South Coast Construction Ltd v Iverson Road Ltd, the Technology and Construction Court found that an administration moratorium should not prevent enforcement.  
06 April 2017

Contract rectification is the last resort

Contracting parties can help themselves and avoid expensive rectification proceedings by getting the contract right at the outset.
30 March 2017

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Groundbreaking research examines London's dominance as a location for corporate HQs

The report, sponsored by Burges Salmon, explores current themes such as Brexit, A.I and technology and examines what impact they will have on London's dominance as a HQ location.
08 March 2017

Mediation: will all your communications be confidential and without prejudice?

Mediation is usually confidential and without prejudice but that is not always the case. We consider the Court of Appeal decision in Ferster v Ferster [2016] EWCA Civ 717.
25 January 2017

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
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