Sources suggest Mace could launch High Court challenge “within days”
Consultation on proposals will start next month
Ian Higgs and David Boles have been appointed to consulant’s board of directors
Brexit uncertainty has put a brake on wage inflation among contractors, but the latest salary survey from Hays shows opportunities are still out there
Building’s student panel from Nottingham Trent share their thoughts on the building in Blackburn
The rule of ‘estoppel by convention’ is increasingly significant in disputes about payment or payless notices. So, what is it and what do the courts say about it?
Was a contractor’s interim payment notice valid and, if so, had the employer issued an effective payless notice?
A benefit of arbitration is that it stops details of a dispute becoming public. But, as a case involving a football manager shows, if you challenge the arbitration you lose that advantage
Expert reports are not ‘expected or required’ in the new edition of the pre-action protocol for construction disputes. But construction claims have less chance of settling without them
Tidal power could revolutionise UK energy infrastructure. Here, the firm that advised on planning for Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay describes the challenges of that landmark scheme
Contractors are expected to come back and repair any defects after completion of a scheme but if they refuse – or an employer does not ask them – who carries the cost?
Lean construction can be applied at every stage of a project to cut waste and improve efficiency. This CPD, sponsored by Newforma, discusses the challenges of implementing this approach and how they can be overcome
A living wall incorporates vegetation into facades or other internal or external walls. This CPD, sponsored by ANS Global, will examine the benefits and the key design considerations
Levels of detail define the content of a BIM project at different stages. This CPD, sponsored by Vectorworks, outlines the main points to consider
Mentoring is touted as an effective way to help employees starting off in their careers to work their way up the ladder. So what do those who have signed up to be mentored get out of it? Yoosof Farah asked three of them
To solve the skills shortage, the industry needs to look beyond the narrow confines of apprenticeships for young people
An ever-dwindling workforce means the built environment is in dire need of fresh blood. So what improvements are this year’s top 50 employers making to retain staff and entice new recruits?