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In the wake of the general election result, the UK looks firmly on course to leave the European Union. Karen Holden, an awarding-winning solicitor and founder of A City Law Firm, looks at the implications of Brexit on commercial contracts.
In this ebook, Peter Vinden, chief executive of The Vinden Partnership, looks at some of the key issues relating to contracts and insurance in the construction industry.
Construction contract awards continued the downward trend of recent years in 2019, as Brexit uncertainty and HS2 doubts consume the industry, according to Barbour ABI.
Kier has been appointed to seven lots on the Hyde main framework development, which will see the construction of around 11,000 new homes.
Delivered by Graham, Blanchardstown Centre – Ireland’s largest retail development – will see eight new stores and unveil a modern, reimagined space upon completion in November 2020.
The latest Top 50 Contractor League Table for December has just been published by Barbour ABI, as Balfour Beatty climbs to the top with £297m worth of contracts.
SPIE UK has won an 18-month design, supply, install and commission contract for a clean room at The University of Manchester, as part of a new build being constructed by Balfour Beatty.
According to the latest edition of the Economic & Construction Market Review, the value of construction contract awards in November 2019 was £5.4bn, a 9.1% increase on October 2019.
With five construction contracts totalling £561m, Sir Robert McAlpine has climbed its way to the top of the contractors league table for November.
Freelance construction earnings experienced a 0.5% rise to a weekly average of £916 for subcontractors and a 2.5% growth from the previous month.
Graham has been appointed as contractor by the Cheshire East Council to deliver the A523 Poynton Relief Road to help with congestion at Chester Road.
Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s has reached its halfway point, a significant milestone in the construction progress of the independent hospital development.
Transport for London (TfL) has reached financial close on the Silvertown tunnel project with the RiverLinx consortium, to design, build, finance and maintain the £1bn tunnel connecting Royal Docks and Greenwich.
Major construction will begin on the £73m Sandwell Aquatics Centre in the New Year, which will host the swimming and diving events at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
More than half (54%) of limited company contractors do not understand the details of IR35 and how to correctly determine whether they fall inside or outside of the legislation.
mac-group has won its biggest retail contract yet after securing a £12m deal to modernise the façade at the intu Merry Hill in Brierley Hill.
Caddick Group is to build a £50m GDV distribution centre near Wakefield, Yorkshire for global real estate investment manager AEW.
Six new entrants have been catapulted to the top 10 in the contractor league table for October, as four projects rack up £150m.
The next phase in the site’s development, which is being spearheaded by economic regeneration company Advance Northumberland is set to make Ashwood Business Park a centre for advanced manufacturing.
The construction industry is getting behind a new scheme designed to simplify and strengthen the construction prequalification process.
Kier has been reappointed to the Norfolk County Council major construction work framework, with a combined value of £125m across two banded Lots.
The North West Construction Hub (NWCH) and Southern Construction Framework (SCF) have launched a national Professional Services Framework.
Dave Cahill, senior partner and divisional business development leader, Marsh JLT Speciality discusses the different risk profiles of new build and refurbishment or extension work, and how JCT contracts can help.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded a £17m contract to Kier Graham Defence Ltd to ready Bassingbourn Barracks for the relocation of the British Army’s Mission Training and Mobilisation Centre (MTMC).
Successful challenges to public contract awards could be more likely following the Court of Appeal ruling in Faraday Development Ltd v West Berkshire Council.
It's lucky number seven for Liverpool-based mechanical and electrical engineering consultancy, Steven Hunt & Associates, who today announce the news of seven contracts.