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NHBC warranty or collateral warranty? download subscription

Gateley 19-Mar-2015

An NHBC warranty and a collateral warranty provided by members of a construction team are not of equal value: they offer different types of protection.

Podcast: Attention contractors, developers and consultants! weblink subscription

Gateley 4-Mar-2015

What contractors, developers and consultants need to know about the new Insurance Act 2015.

Judicial Review: planning for a challenge download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 27-Feb-2015

We explain the timescale for making and serving an application for judicial review and the searches and enquiries that we carry out prior to completion to investigate whether a challenge has been made. 

The new construction (design and management) regulations for April 2015 download subscription

Shoosmiths 23-Feb-2015

New CDM rules come into force on 6 April 2015 and will have a major impact on consultant appointments, building contracts and the network of agreements behind consutruction documentation.

Austria: ‘Fair procurement’ – initiative requires MEAT as sole award criterion for construction contracts download subscription

Schoenherr 17-Feb-2015

three new EU Directives on public procurement law (“new Directives”) entered into force, introducing significant adjustments to the current regime such as new procedures, new provisions on award criteria, and new exclusion grounds. 

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No protection against retaliation for merely sustaining a workplace injury download subscription

Dentons 27-Mar-2015

Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act may protect employees against retaliation for asserting their rights, but not for merely sustaining an injury.

US immigrant investor scheme under fire: a political fuss about nothing download subscription

Dentons 27-Mar-2015

From media reports of a Homeland Security report on an immigrant investor visa programme you might think there is a great problem that needs immediate attention. Not true. 

Companies at risk of being caught out by not taking employee mental health seriously download subscription

Collas Crill 27-Mar-2015

An increasing number of companies are seeking legal advice on how to manage employees who have been signed off work due to stress.

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Energy Briefings

The new Infrastructure Act and fracking in focus weblink subscription

Walker Morris 27-Mar-2015

The Infrastructure Act is intended to boost investment in development projects. The practical and commercial implications of the new measures are wideranging.

This is not another article about the BP Macondo oil well download subscription

Dentons 26-Mar-2015

No, I want to know why people even bother with gross negligence in joint operating agreements.

Privatised water companies and Environmental Information Regulations: some clarity at last download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 26-Mar-2015

One of the longest-running debates about the interpretation of the Environmental Information Regulations is the extent to which they can apply to private bodies. A recent decision brings some clarity to the issue.

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Health and safety in the construction industry: accidents and exposure to hazardous and carcinogenic materials download subscription

IBB Solicitors 6-Oct-2014

The construction industry, in terms of accidents, is one of the most dangerous places to work.

Litigation Briefings

No protection against retaliation for merely sustaining a workplace injury download subscription

Dentons 27-Mar-2015

Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act may protect employees against retaliation for asserting their rights, but not for merely sustaining an injury.

Commission must be included in holiday pay download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 27-Mar-2015

Employment Tribunal confirms that UK legislation can be interpreted in line with an earlier ECJ judgment.

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Company Briefings

Out of sight, out of mind: submissions should be easy to navigate and understand download subscription

Gateley 27-Mar-2015

In a recent Technology and Construction Court case the court enforced an adjudicator’s decision even though the adjudicator had clearly overlooked a document that would have reversed his decision.

Large companies to publish payment practices download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 27-Mar-2015

The government has announced it will introduce a requirement for many companies to report on payment practices, and a hardening of the Prompt Payment Code on payment terms.  

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