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Building safety - the story so far

United Kingdom - February 15 2021 Changes to building safety aren't just about cladding. They're about creating a thread of responsibility for safety throughout a building's life…

Michelle Essen, Ryan Lavers

re:build Britain - delay and disruption What the construction sector can do to rebuild and get better prepared to tackle the challenges in 2021

United Kingdom - January 6 2021 We've never used the words delay and disruption as much as we have in 2020, with contractors and employers having faced significant challenges in…

Lisa Dromgoole, Michelle Essen, Hannah Gardiner, Simon Rowland, Jessica Tresham

Casting light on novation and assignment

United Kingdom - November 4 2020 Anyone working in the construction sector is likely to have encountered the terms "assignment" and "novation". An assignment is a transfer of an…

Duty Calls

United Kingdom - September 4 2020 As is well known, a professional such as an engineer or architect can owe a duty of care in tort (that is, not based upon a contractual relationship)…

Simon Rowland

Green Homes Grant - which energy saving works are eligible?

United Kingdom - August 6 2020 Last month Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a circa £3 billion green investment plan, including the Green Homes Grant, as part of his Summer Economic…

Simon Rowland, Sarah Wales