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Vesting Certificates

23 November, 2020

An article by Jane Robertson of Charles Russel Speechlys solicitors - August 2020

offsite

vesting

Building Safety Bill - important new proposed legislation for the construction industry

21 October, 2020

In Autumn 2020 the UK Government introduced the new draft legislation to parliament. It is expected to take a year or so to become law as a new Building Safety Act and a further 3 years for implementation across the built environment sector.

Building regulations

Building Safety

Perovskite Solar Paint Technology

15 September, 2020

Will Perovskite based solar paint gain a foothold in the construction industry?

Technology

Renewableenergy

Solarenergy

Permitted Development Rights - A new suite of government legislation taking effect in August 2020 will have wide ranging implications for development in England.

1 August, 2020

Here are three excellent articles by Claire Fallows of Charles Russell Speechlys Solicitors which are essential reading for developers, contractors or consultants considering projects under 'permitted development' legislation.

Planning permission

Permitted Development

Adjudication with an Insolvent Party

26 July, 2020

Mr Adrian Williamson QC of Keating Chambers provided a useful talk in a webinar on the recent Supreme Court decision in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (in Liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale Electrcial) Ltd [2020] UKSC 25.

Reimagining infrastructure in the United States: How to build better. A paper by McKinnsey & Company

7 July, 2020

Infrastructure agencies need to prepare for two very different scenarios - a sharp rise in funding or a precipitous drop.

Infrastructure

funding

USA

CRUX INSIGHT - Claims and dispute causation a digital perspective, a guide published by HKA based on research and experience. “To reduce the prevalence of disputes, our industry must better understand and manage complexity.”

5 July, 2020

I am very pleased to introduce CRUX, HKA’s integrated research programme, and our first CRUX Insight report. Its analysis provides valuable insights into claims and dispute causation for major capital projects around the world on which we have provided cl

Seizing the day: Positive change from lockdown for the construction and infrastructure industry. A Balfour Beatty paper.

5 July, 2020

A view across the construction spectrum looking forward as to how the industry can build on the flexibility and ability to adapt as shown through the lockdown. Nine key recommendations, well worth a read.

Cost management

COVID-19

Collaboration

Social Value

The future

Notice of Sub-Contractor Delay to the Sub-Contract Completion Date under the JCT Design & Build Sub-Contract 2011

3 July, 2020

Proforma Delay Notice from a Contractor to a Sub-Contractor who has failed to complete the Sub-Contract Works by the Completion Date

Delay

Contract notices

Sub-Contract Completion Date

Loss and Expense

Notice of Delay

Notice of Sub-Contractor Delay to the Sub-Contract Completion Date under the JCT Standard Building Contract 2016

3 July, 2020

Proforma Delay Notice from a Contractor to a Sub-Contractor who has failed to complete the Sub-Contract Works by the Completion Date

Delay

Contract notices

Sub-Contract Completion Date

Loss and Expense

Notice of Delay

Notice of Sub-Contractor Delay to the Sub-Contract Completion Date under the JCT Design & Build Sub-Contract 2016

3 July, 2020

Proforma Delay Notice from a Contractor to a Sub-Contractor who has failed to complete the Sub-Contract Works by the Completion Date

Delay

Contract notices

Sub-Contract Completion Date

Loss and Expense

Notice of Delay