Hewlett Construction entered into administration at the end of May owing £11m
The value of construction disputes in 2014 grew sharply in value to an average of £32m
The £190m-turnover, 140-strong firm was impacted by decline in supermarket construction spend
Former Heathrow Airport Ltd MD Jim O’Sullivan will take over from Graham Dalton in July
The clamour for talent in the UK is growing and salaries are rising in response
Building’s student panel from Nottingham Trent share their thoughts on the building in Blackburn
Subrogation and issues of joint insurance often arise when drafting construction contracts. What guidance can a judgment involving a hired boat offer in these areas?
Exclusivity or lock out agreements are becoming increasingly common. But what are the benefits and why are they so popular all of a sudden?
What impact would an extended right to buy have on housing association development programmes?
An adjudicator’s decision is binding until the dispute is finally determined but here’s a case that opens up the question of limitation and how late that determination can take place
It should be difficult to overpay on an interim payment but when it does occur, should there be an express term providing for repayment?
Not acting under strict terms of a contract? Beware - it’s sometimes hard to get back on the straight and narrow
GOOD EMPLOYER GUIDE 2014
The latest module in our CPD series outlines the recent changes to the CDM regulations, and explains how they will affect the way that project teams work. This module is sponsored by Sika Roofing
This module will examine how suspended ceilings can help meet both the acoustic and thermal-performance demands of schools under the PSBP. It is sponsored by Armstrong Ceilings
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
With women making up fewer than 10% of engineers in the UK, what can be done to encourage more to join the profession?
This year’s shortlisted training initiatives take focus on safety, customer satisfaction and leadership aspects of development, with the results of one scheme proving particularly impressive
We need to get more sophisticated in how we recruit construction professionals - let’s ditch the random CV trawl in favour of focused data analysis