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Industry body the Society of Construction Law (SCL) has published a long-awaited update to its advisory protocol on delay and disruption events. 10 Feb 2017
Better value returns on investment, as well as the UK's devolution agenda, is helping to drive record levels of regional construction activity, according to experts at Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 08 Feb 2017
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
Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.
Changes to the Joint Construction Tribunal (JCT) standard form 'design and build' contract introduce new uncertainties for contractors around loss and expense claims, an expert has warned. 24 Jan 2017
China will promote the use of public private partnership (PPP) contracts in countries involved in its Belt and Road infrastructure initiative, state-run news agency Xinhua has said. 16 Jan 2017
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