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  • Tom broughton 2017 bw
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    Leader: Contracting - it's a fine line

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    The debate about margins has come into sharper focus in recent weeks, but the industry should be wary about disrupting an underlying positive culture

  • Richard steer bw 2017
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    Just for starters

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    Construction has not had an auspicious start to 2018, and ongoing trends of government interference and uncertainty over Brexit don’t signal much sign of improvement

  • Stephanie canham landscape
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    Should we retain retentions?

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    It looks as though it is finally time to rethink the practice of withholding cash retentions on building projects

  • Kofi affa bw 2018
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    MEES in reverse

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    Improving the energy efficiency of private rental sector homes is about to get costly for landlords

  • Hansom new 2008
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    Hansom: Damage limitation

    2018-02-23T06:30:00Z

    We learn that Galliford Try and Balfour Beatty were due a huge whack of money the day Carillion collapsed, new guidelines follow the Presidents Club scandal and it proves difficult to hide a whole house

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    Legal: All together now

    2018-02-22T15:18:00Z

    It’s time to draw together the scattered pieces of construction law to form a uniform construction code, say Rudi Klein and Philip Harris

  • Edward lamport bw 2018
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    Delay claims - managing risk in uncertain climate

    2018-02-22T14:55:00Z

    While the common causes of delay remain of concern to contract parties, recent events add further considerations for contractors keen to understand potential exposure to project delays

  • Tony smith bw 2018
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    Could 2018 be construction's greenest year yet?

    2018-02-22T15:56:00Z

    The industry isn’t quite there yet, but with the increased interest and innovation in sustainability, coupled with tougher targets from policy makers, we’re closer than ever

  • Legal 2 main image
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    Case in focus: Off on a frolic?

    2018-02-22T15:21:00Z

    Having raised specific questions, had the adjudicator breached natural justice by coming to a conclusion that was different from the answers provided by the parties?

  • Mark cleverly bw 2018
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    Mind the cash

    2018-02-16T06:30:00Z

    In the aftermath of Carillion, the operating environment is changed and there is a need to restore trust and transparency in the commercial and contracting arrangements throughout the property and construction sector