Month: June 2016

Busting Your Variation Myths

A contract for the execution of work confers on the contractor not only the duty to carry out the work but the corresponding right to be able to complete the work which it contracted to carry out… contracts contain provisions to enable the employer to vary the work in order

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Baffled by T&C?

Which? (a lobbying organisation) has started a campaign to end baffling terms and conditions. They want to make it simple to know what you are signing up for. Since October 2015, the Consumer Rights Act has required terms to be fair, transparent and prominent. Transparent and prominent respectively mean: expressed

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Choosing JCT MW 2016

How do you choose a contract as the right one for your project? There is rarely only one contract which would work be right for your project. The final choice may depends as much on these factors as something more prosaic like personal preference and familiarity: The recommendation of which

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When Letters of Intent Go Wrong: The Funder Perspective

On any construction project, there is likely to be a funder, who lends money to the client for the purposes of getting the development completed. The funder will assess the viability of a project based on factors including: size of the loan ie the amount of money the client needs

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