Employment tribunal ruling means employees are entitled to overtime pay while on holiday
HTC crane drivers agree three days of strike action that will disrupt major sites including Network Rail’s London bridge redevelopment
Judicial review applications have the potential to delay the project with legal wrangling
Home Office publishes figures showing there were more than 50 victims of modern slavery working in construction last year
Cundall , Essential Living and Colt are among the firms announcing promotions and appointments this week
Construction’s recovery was always going to bring higher wages and the upward pressure on salaries is almost countrywide
Like most contracts, the NEC3 contract deals with risks and might present some too
What happens to cash retentions if the contractor goes bust and there is no provision in the contract stating that the money was to be held in trust?
Apple has won a European court ruling that dramatically widens the scope for retailers to trade-mark their store layouts. But what are the implications for designers?
If a contract contains a clause requiring reasonable care and skill and another stating strict design obligations, can once cancel out the other?
The Insurance Bill should put an end to ‘basis of contract’ clauses that allow an insurer to avoid liability if a statement in the proposal form is incorrect
A permanent relaxation of planning restrictions for office to residential conversions would be an attractive concept for developers. But they must be aware of the pitfalls of the process
The latest in our CPD series considers the importance of unitised curtain walling, design considerations as well as legislation and testing issues. This module is sponsored by Reynaers Aluminium
The latest module in our CPD series considers the importance of consistent, accurate data in the BIM process, and the key role played by manufacturers in providing it. This module is sponsored by British Gypsum
Radiant panels can be used as an alternative to traditional convectors to heat and cool buildings. This module, sponsored by Zehnder, examines their benefits, design considerations and most common applications
China and India may be the big beasts of the East but UK construction would do well to train its sights on South-east Asia where huge untapped potential lies waiting
With recruitment and retention once again critical issues for the industry, here’s how this year’s top 50 employers are luring and keeping hold of key staff
Mental health issues can be difficult to detect in the workplace - which means they can also be easy to ignore. But as this year’s guide shows, the best employers are those that are ready and able to heed the warning signs