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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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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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Records, BIM, Disputes and How Technology Can Help

Edward spoke alongside Ari Isaacs of ShapeDo and Casey Rutland of Royal Haskoning / the UK BIM Alliance on the subject of how records and technology can help to minimise the risk of escalating construction costs and subsequent disputes. The recording of the event is available to watch on the CIOB’s ‘Academy’ website as part […]

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Be Careful What You Wish For

We often say, ‘hindsight is a great tool’. Had we known something before it was started, we may have made an alternative decision. This is often the case with construction projects and contract agreements. When parties to a construction contract set out their intentions, they are optimistic and positive for a successful outcome. At this […]

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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% […]

Construction, Contract Administration, Contracts, Pre-contract, Risk,
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The importance of understanding Construction contracts

Lindford Consulting’s, clients range from Sub Contractor’s to global Main Contractors – but our view to all our client’s is the same; make sure you agree and understand the contract terms before you sign the contract and start the works. Frequently we hear of smaller sized Main Contractors and Sub-Contractors who find themselves at a […]

Construction, Contract Administration, Contracts, Pre-contract, Regulations,
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