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Mace is understood to have filed a claim against PC Harrington Contractors, in the wake of the concrete specialist entering administration in April.
Building sites will be targeted by immigration officers this autumn as government officials crack down on illegal migrant workers.
Sweett Group made a pre-tax loss of £1.1m for the 2014/15 financial year after incurring losses on its Asian and Middle East businesses as well as an ongoing Serious Fraud Office investigation.
The average value of UK construction disputes is almost four times greater than in 2010, according to new research.
Mace is facing a legal claim for more than £800,000 following a second contractual argument with a supplier on British Land’s £340m 5 Broadgate scheme.
High Speed 2’s major construction procurement begins in earnest this month, but what should contractors consider from a legal standpoint when bidding for work?
A recent judgement has provided long-needed relief for public sector landlords wanting to procure housing works through framework agreements – and provides assurances for contractors that funding is more secure.
Limitation and exclusion clauses are standard features of construction contracts, limiting the recoverability of consequential losses in the event of a contractual breach. But problems may arise where one party’s standard terms of business are being used.
The latest property tie-up with a Dubai developer and fashion house Versace offers a new opportunity for developers looking to build prime property in the capital - but there are risks, too.
The recent occupation of London’s Burberry Building highlighted the need to act quickly when seeking to evict squatters, with speed the critical factor in determining success or failure.
The use of drones is increasing on construction sites - but contractors should beware when deploying them, particularly when using them to monitor progress on sites.
The recent Budget contained a number of taxation measures that will have a practical impact on those operating in construction - what do companies need to know?
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Five employees from a London council’s housing management company have been suspended over fraud allegations relating to repairs contracts won by Lakehouse.