Top legal stories
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The Health and Safety Executive has published its draft guidance on the new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, set to come into force on 6 April.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 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.
A dispute between Robbie Williams and Jimmy Page over mooted development at the pop star’s listed home in Kensington and Chelsea hit the headlines. But how could planning law affect the dispute?
A recent infrastructure case may have major implications for facilities management providers with long-term contracts – firms working in FM take note.
It’s not always obvious what definition your latest job comes under, so checking the right legislation can avoid costly disputes.
There is some concern in the market following data recently released by Markit/CIPS to show that construction output is expanding at its weakest rate since July 2013.
Controversial changes to trespass laws in the Infrastructure Bill take away all trespass rights for underground access below 300 m, meaning drilling can take place under a property without the owner’s permission. What still has to be considered for shale gas exploration?
A recent case overturned a controversial decision where purchasers of flats initially suceeded in a claim against an architect, founded on a negligent misstatement, despite completing the purchase before receiving the certificate. What do architects and builders need to be aware of?
The Bear Scotland holiday pay case from 2014 sparked fears of huge bills for employers in order to comply with new holiday pay requirements - but these fears might be unfounded. What does your firm need to do to comply in 2015?
The final wording of CDM 2015 is expected later this week, so what do you need to do to prepare?