What can we expect in construction in 2024?
On 22 November 2023 Parliament was presented with the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.
The Department for Business and Trade announced plans to reduce the late payments of business invoices on 2 October 2023.
The Law Commission has published its Final Report (the Report) on proposed reforms to the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act).
The JCT suite of contracts has a two stage process for terminating for breach.
Two recent decisions, one concerning a claim for a very large sum of money and one for one very much smaller, give further guidance on how limitation periods affect claims for payment under a construction contract.
Recent years have brought a host of challenges for the construction industry but what we expect for 2023?
Much attention and concern has focussed on the use of combustible cladding in high rise buildings since the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017 where a fire destroyed the 24-storey block of flats in North Kensington and 72 people died.
The consequences of failing to serve a valid pay less notice can be severe. In the recent case Advance JV v Enisca, this led to the contractor being liable to pay its subcontractor £2.7 million more than it considered was the proper entitlement.