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Silhouette construction

Anglo Holt interest fails to turn into offers

25 Feb 15 | By Tim Clark

Further 11 employees made redundant as administrator fails to secure offers for Anglo Holt

Paul Huberman

Galliard drafts in board director to oversee expansion drive

23 Feb 15 | By Jim Dunton

Developer names Paul Huberman as new non-executive director

Tottenham Hot Spurs Stadium

Tottenham wins High Court ruling on new stadium

20 Feb 15 | By Will Mann

Premier League club fends off legal challenge to compulsory purchase order

Winchester Henderson scheme

Winchester leader walks after revamp ruling

19 Feb 15 | By Dave Rogers

Pickles now deciding whether to call Allies & Morrison scheme in after judge ruled procurement was unlawful

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Appointments

Mark Naysmith WSP

WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff unveil UK leadership team

26 Feb 15

Former WSP UK managing director Mark Naysmith will run the combined division

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Salary surveys

Consultants salary survey 2015

Consultants salary survey 2015: Up, up and away

6 Feb 15

Inflation-busting pay increases and robust recruitment growth characterise this year’s Hays consultants’ salary survey. But employee discontent and ongoing skills shortages could deflate the widespread optimism

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Legal

Tony Bingham

Construction Act: Ready for the chop

4 Mar 15 | By Tony Bingham

Here’s a scrap over what constitutes a construction contract. When the winner asked for its hefty costs to be paid, that’s when the judge got his axe out

James Souter

A spotlight on rights to light

27 Feb 15 | By James Souter

If a building interferes with a neighbour’s right to light, the courts can get the developer to knock it down - but changes are afoot that may redress the balance in the developer’s favour

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Francis Ho

Adjudication: Collateral damage

27 Feb 15 | By Francis Ho

Francis Ho considers a world where parties can adjudicate under collateral warranties and asks what can be done to put the genie back in the bottle

BIM

Letter: What is BIM?

20 Feb 15

A reader responds to James Bessey’s legal article

Peter Hibberd

Establishing communication

20 Feb 15 | By Peter Hibberd

Are communications protocols necessary to support the payment process?

James Dunn

Judicial review: Who shot JR?

17 Feb 15 | By James Dunn

Government attacks on judicial review have overlooked its importance in giving the professions a voice and keeping regulators in check

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CPD

The external landing and its drainage

CPD 7 2015: Level thresholds and water ingress

23 Feb 15

This module examines the key regulations concerning the accessibility of building entrances and highlights ways to avoid the main risks. It is sponsored by LABC Warranty

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BPR Architects used Vectorworks BIM software for the design of the Forum North building

CPD 6 2015: Essential BIM technology

20 Feb 15

With less than a year to go until the deadline for all government projects to use level 2 BIM, this module explains some of the key concepts that underpin the collaboration technology. It is sponsored by Vectorworks

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Wavin’s Tigris K1 pipes and fittings were installed on this major residential refurbishment project in Svendborg, Denmark

CPD 5 2015: Continuously operated recirculating systems and legionnaire's disease

19 Feb 15

This module sets out the advantages of a pumped, circulating drinking-water system in preventing the growth of Legionella bacteria. It is sponsored by Wavin

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Careers

Careers

BIM: World’s your oyster

29 Jan 15

The use of BIM is becoming more widespread throughout the globe. So what opportunities does this offer those with BIM skills who want a job abroad?

Richard Threlfall

Careers advice

2 Dec 14

The real weakness of the industry today lies in skills, training and diversity

Bricks

The cost of training an industry

28 Nov 14

Criticised for its complexity, the CITB is reforming its method for levying the funds it uses to subsidise industry training. The streamlined plans will see some employees paying less, but for others, it could mean a larger bill.

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Student

The Beacon Centre in Blackburn

First Impressions: DLA's Beacon Centre

Building’s student panel from Nottingham Trent share their thoughts on the building in Blackburn

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