Legal experts Rudi Klein and Rupert Choat debate the pros and cons of the government’s proposed legislative changes

Last week the government unveiled a draft of the revamped Construction Act, which is designed to improve payment practices and reform the dispute resolution process. But will more legislation improve the industry or simply complicate relationships between companies?

Here, Chloe McCulloch, Building’s legal editor, discusses the pros and cons of the reforms with Rudi Klein, chief executive of the specialist engineering contractors group, and Rupert Choat, a partner at law firm CMS Cameron McKenna.