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Concurrent delay - The Saga Continues

13 Jan 2017

Concurrent delay has been debated for many years mainly due to contracts expressly addressing it

Grove Developments v Balfour Beatty

13 Jan 2017

Balfour Beatty were engaged by Grove Developments to design and construct a hotel and serviced apartments in Greenwich, London. T...

NEC3 and the Accepted Programme

13 Jan 2017

The NEC Engineering and Construction Contract has been developed to focus on strong project management principles and provides an ...

Payment Schedule

20 Nov 2016 - Scott Milner

The courts approach to the correction of an error with the dates of the payment notice and pay less notice.

Recovery of "Debt Recovery Costs" (under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998) in Adjudication

1 Nov 2016

The adjudication process is regarded by Construction Industry professionals as a highly satisfactory and cost effect method of res...

Interim Payment Schedules: The peril of limiting these to the contract period or completion date

1 Oct 2016 - Scott Milner

For many years those involved with the creation of contracts and payment mechanisms have inserted into the agreement interim payme...

Lump Sum still means Lump Sum but Priced Bills of Quantities

1 Oct 2016 - Gary Howells

Mascareignes Sterling Co Ltd (MSC) and Chang Cheng Esquares Co Ltd (CCE) agreed a building contract for the design and build of an...

Commercial Contracts Round-Up

12 Sep 2016

Does your agreement mean what you think it means?