In the wake of the lack of effective measures to deal with payment abuse following the Carillion collapse two years ago, Labour peer Lord Mendelsohn will introduce today [Tuesday 21 January 2020] a new payment Bill. Lord Mendelsohn has taken
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Following the success of the 2019 Contract Law Seminars, Birketts LLP and the Scaffolding Association will be continuing with their series of legal events throughout 2020. Talking about the partnership Stacey Underhill, Head of External Affairs at the Scaffolding Association,
Martin Ward, an associate director of Amicus Insurance Solutions, outlines an aspect of insurance that is often overlooked – protecting the ownership of the business. When a business owner or partner dies, in addition to the obvious sadness and everyday
Barrister Rudi Klein advises readers on the legal requirements applying to payment terms in temporary works contracts. The example schedule above should be used for each of your contracts. It incorporates legal requirements relating to the payment process and alerts
Barrister Rudi Klein considers a recent court judgment on inconsistencies in the contract paperwork. The problem It is often the case that contract documentation is put together in haphazard fashion. Documents are thrown together without any care or thought as
The Scaffolding Association is urging businesses to prepare for major changes to the way VAT is charged in the building and construction industry, following recent reports that 150,000 construction firms could be affected. As of 1 October, HMRC will introduce
You will already be aware that, as an employer, you have legal obligations to any employees who drive while at work. In addition, there are areas that you should focus on to protect yourself from prosecution and ensure that your own insurance is not prejudiced.