Top legal stories
A crane hire company has been charged with corporate manslaughter following the death of a crane driver in a crash.
Balfour Beatty Rail Projects has been fined £350,000 and ordered to pay costs of £50,000 following a prosecution by the Office of Rail Regulation.
Plans to build a new stadium for Tottenham Hotspur at Northumberland Park are under threat after local landowners challenged a compulsory purchase order for land at the stadium site.
Interserve has “moved on amicably” with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation, according to its chief executive, after it ended a legal challenge against the award of three contracts to CarillionAmey expected to be worth billions.
Construction News understands around 200 people have now made enquiries about a compensation scheme for blacklisted workers since its launch on 4 July.
The recent growth in long-term supplier agreements and frameworks has given rise to various legal issues and may have unexpected legal repercussions if not properly considered.
There is nothing worse than contracting to pay a price for something only to discover, or be advised, that the agreed price is far too high.
Contracts often obligate contractors to rectify defects at no cost to the employer, but JCT contracts allow the employer to make an ‘appropriate deduction’ from the contract sum instead. What does this mean in practice?
BCSA’s David Moore explains this new and relatively unknown concept.
The CDM Regulations are being simplified: what do the changes mean for your business and the wider industry?
EU procurement directives are being overhauled to tackle low bids, price bias and to open the door to SMEs. So what do contractors large and small need to know?
Recent case highlights how even the absence of a written contract, contractors who have made mistakes are likely to be in hot water.
EU rule change set to alter the way in which public procurers treat abnormally low tenders.