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So When Do I Get Paid?

I was reviewing a contract which reminded me of the issues that arose in the case of Rochford Construction Ltd v Kilhan Construction Ltd. The case highlighted the importance of having clear and unambiguous payment provisions. These provisions must comply with the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act (the Act). The contract I was reviewing […]

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So you’ve been delayed? How do you prove it wasn’t your fault?

Delayed projects are likely to be a significant feature of the coming months, as productivity reduces or changes as a result of COVID-19. But how do you go about evidencing and proving delay? The original cause of a delay or disruption may well be the pandemic. Yet many may be surprised to find that will […]

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COVID-19: Managing Your Risks

“We live in uncertain times” is a phrase that is often overused. However, it has never been truer than during the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic currently sweeping the globe.  Moreover, it is certainly true of the construction industry, where uncertainty is part of the industry’s fabric. Safety of life can never be compromised under any […]

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Method of Valuing Variations Under Construction Contracts

Variations may arise during the contract period or at the final account stage. It is not uncommon that construction disagreements and disputes often relate to contract variations and in particular, the method by which the variation is valued. Indeed, whilst recent research[1] shows historically adjudications relating to value of work and variations amount to 20% […]

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    So When Do I Get Paid?

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