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The Society for Construction Law (SCL) has launched its French translation of the SCL Delay and Disruption Protocol in the first step in the process of producing a version harmonised with French law. 24 Sep 2018
A widespread review of the UK rail industry, described by the government as "the most significant since privatisation", has begun. 24 Sep 2018
On 22 June 2017, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) updated its existing suite of standard form New Engineering Contracts with the issue of NEC4.
The fact that the underlying contract was never signed will not always be fatal. Whether a contract has been formed will require close consideration of the facts.
Recent decisions have given some clarification on the notice period needed when a sub-contractor on a FIDIC contract requests a time extension or an extra payment due to an unexpected event or circumstance.
The EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directive softened the rules preventing companies from bidding for public contracts where they, or their directors, had been convicted of certain economic crimes.
The 2015 Public Contracts Regulations implement the EU's 2014 Public Sector Procurement Directive in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by essentially 'copying out' the articles of the EU directive
The UK will set up its own electronic tender notification platform to replace the Tenders Electronic Daily (TED) section of the EU Official Journal (OJEU) if it leaves the EU without a formal Brexit deal in place, it has confirmed. 19 Sep 2018
A new digital taskforce will bring together experts from academia, industry and the government to advise on how data, artificial intelligence and machine learning can be used to predict the UK's infrastructure needs, the government has announced. 23 Jul 2018
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