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Barrister Professor Rudi Klein provides some timely advice on project bank accounts for scaffolding firms.   It is increasingly likely that scaffolding firms will...
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HMRC has written to construction businesses to confirm arrangements for making customs declarations in the event of a no-deal Brexit. In a communication sent out...

Barrister Rudi Klein considers a recent case where milestone payments were not an adequate mechanism for payment. The law It is often forgotten that one of...

You will already be aware that, as an employer, you have legal obligations to any employees who drive while at work. In addition, there...

From 1 October 2019, the way businesses account for their VAT will change with the introduction of the ‘reverse charge’. James Howard from chartered...
Design Liability

Utilising your skills and resources to ensure that a proposed scaffolding concept will work and is safe is not uncommon. Whether you are following...

Barrister Professor Rudi Klein highlights the possible pitfalls when variations are made to your works.   What is a Variation? Typically, a variation is a change to the scope...

Professor Rudi Klein Barrister considers the legalities of final account applications The setting for the case of Kilker Projects Ltd (Kilker) v Rob Purton t/a...

Barrister Rudi Klein reviews a very recent court case which has implications for scaffolding contractors.   Statutory payment requirements in scaffolding contracts By law, scaffolding contracts must...

Barrister Professor Rudi Klein highlights important considerations for temporary works contractors in relation to design responsibility and liability. Design is about making a judgement or...