Commercial & Legal

Actuate UK, the engineering services sector body, has welcomed recommendations to the Scottish Government to reform the outdated practice of cash retentions and protect...

Specialist contractors are facing significant insurance premium increases, sometimes of up to 800%, as insurers leave the market and those that are left look...

Construction industry firms that have been involved in anti-competitive practices must “come clean” if they want to minimise the inevitable fines they will face...

If there is one skill you wouldn’t typically associate with the building or construction trade, it’s VAT expertise. Michele Harris, VAT Director, Bracey’s Accountants, explains,...

From 1 ‌March 2021, the way VAT is collected in the construction industry is changing and to help contractors understand the impact the changes...

It's not often that a construction lawyer has cause to consider the world of football but Lisa Dromgoole, managing associate at law firm

The Chancellor has outlined how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will operate moving forward to allow for employees to return to work part time....

RICS has begun providing a low value construction adjudication service aimed at helping SMEs with a simple and cost-effective procedure that will make solving...

Coronavirus, or COVID-19 as it now being referred to, was just another new virus to go with SARS and Bird Flu. But how wrong...

The Government has published, Retention payments in the construction industry , a consultation on the practice of cash retentions under construction contracts. The...