Development and construction

"Concurrent Delay" and "Prevention" in the Court of Appeal

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Construction lawyers always enjoy a good Court of Appeal case. When things are decided in the Court to Appeal the legal landscape usually becomes more certain, and it becomes easier to advise clients about the law. More …

The housing crisis - uncertainty in the era of Brexit

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Uncertainty is a common issue surrounding Brexit, and this remains a theme in the part it plays in the UK housing crisis. While some see the lack of clarity in the Brexit negotiations to have a detrimental impact on property value (especially in London) and land development, others see Brexit as an opportunity to reclaim more control over sources of property investment and regulation. More …

Property Week

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'Land-banking is a myth that just won't be debunked' More …

Government and Public Sector Journal

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Comment and advice for businesses affected after the collapse of Carillion More …

EAT confirms voluntary overtime payable in holiday pay

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now ruled that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if it is paid sufficiently regularly to amount to normal pay. Our expert explains the impact this will have on employers. More …

ET fees ruled unlawful – what next for employers?

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Our employment expert considers some of the further detail of the Supreme Court's ruling to make employment tribunal fees unlawful, the implications this will have for employers and what to take into consideration going forward. More …

Construction newsletter - August 2017

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Our August newsletter looks at issues affecting the construction industry including the launch of NEC4. More …

Using mediation to resolve a construction dispute

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David Evans discusses how meditation will become more popular in the construction industry. This article was published by Lexis Nexis. More …

Could poppy seeds lead to you failing a drug test at work?

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Angela Rippon hit the headlines when she tested positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bread, Rebecca Ireland, outlines what HR professionals should consider if drug testing is carried out in the workplace. More …

Construction newsletter - July 2017

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Our July newsletter looks at issues affecting the construction industry including apprenticeship opportunities and the Government's new safety measure for buildings. More …