The new Construction ActThe changes to the Construction Act come into force on 1 October, and here our legal experts tell you what to expect
As we await the first court judgment on the Construction Act’s amended payment rules, questions remain over whether the law says exactly what legislators meant it to …
The right to suspend works for non-payment has been dramatically broadened and it could have a big impact on relations between main contractors and their subbies
Consultants’ payment processes are traditionally very different to those of contractors. So how have they changed in the standard contracts since the new Construction Act?
As well as the NEC and ICC changes, other bodies have updated their contracts in light of the new Construction Act. Here are the main points to look out for
The new Construction Act has sparked all sorts of changes to payment provisions in contracts - and some could be troublesome. Here’s what to look out for
The amended Construction Act has been in effect for over six months. What impact has it had on contracts and what redress does it offer if things go wrong?
How does the new Construction Act come into play in the worst case scenario when you’re terminating a contract?
Working out when the new Act applies is tricky, but looking at past cases might help
There has been lots of coverage of the new Construction Act for England and Wales but what about similar legislation in other jurisdictions? Here’s a guide to the antipodes
The new Construction Act is coming, and I’m afraid you’ll have to get used to it - flaws and all