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Only 34 per cent of UK construction companies collaborate to manage supplier risk, costing them up to £32m annually, according to new research.
Information about the exclusion zone in which Crossrail worker René Tkacik died was not covered in a 20-minute briefing before his shift, an inquest into his death has heard.
The High Court has dismissed a legal challenge opposing Eric Pickles’ decision to approve plans for the £1.3bn redevelopment of the the Shell Centre on London’s South Bank.
Tottenham Hotspur have been given the all-clear to begin planning a new stadium after a local business’ appeal against a compulsory purchase order was rejected by the High Court.
The Health and Safety Executive has published its draft guidance on the new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, set to come into force on 6 April.
The Intellectual Property Act came into force late last year with some potential implications for construction. So what do contractors and designers need to consider?
Right-to-light disputes have the potential to stop a development in its tracks - so what should developers be aware of?
Recent decision highlights why contractors need to move quickly if they receive final certificates they wish to dispute.
The final certificate usually brings the payment process under a construction contract to an end. But just how final is it?
Adjudication enforcement is being encouraged even if it means one party cherry-picking from a much wider dispute.
A recent case has demonstrated the importance of designers taking care when negotiating terms, and the need to be aware of when fitness for purpose obligations apply to you.
Getting a project back up and running after a period on hold can be difficult. What are the legal implications that contractors might have to consider?
In dispute-filled days gone by, practice used to be to prepare a claim almost as soon as contracts were prepared. Now, though, contractors will do anything not to raise issues early on - but is this the right approach?
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The government has introduced new regulations to soften the blow of an employment tribunal ruling that threatened to cost UK PLC £300m, risking jobs losses and company closures across the construction industry.