Wales commits to project bank accounts

Plans to introduce project bank accounts (PBAs) on building projects funded by the Welsh Government with a value of £2M or more have been welcomed by the construction industry.

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Olympic stadium transformation disputes revealed

Balfour Beatty made two requests for more money and came close to adjudication as its transformation of London’s Olympic stadium suffered soaring project costs, a new report has revealed.

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Company fined after road worker death

A highway maintenance firm will have to pay over half a million pounds following the death of a worker who was struck by a passing vehicle while carrying out road repairs.

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Remember: always read the contract

The latest issue issue of Construction Law – Vol 28 No 10 – is arriving on subscriber’s desks now, featuring need-to-know analysis and news of some key industry developments.

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Concrete firm boss must pay Multiplex £4M

A High Court judge has ruled in favour of Multiplex in its battle to recover cash it advanced to concrete frame firm Dunne Building and Civil Engineering (DBCE) before the sub-contractor collapsed last year.

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Contractor urges defence procurement reform

Balfour Beatty has called for reform to the way construction and infrastructure services are procured by the defence sector in a new report.

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Research into adjudication fees published

Adjudicators’ hourly fees look to be on the rise according to new research from Construction Dispute Resolution (CDR) which revealed that adjudicators charge an average hourly rate of £210.

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CMA provides clarity for leniency applicants

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published an information note setting out arrangements for the handling of leniency applications from cartel informants in the regulated sectors.

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Call for action on cash retention

Backbench MP Peter Aldous has laid a private member’s bill to reform the construction industry’s use of cash retentions.

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News in Brief: December 2017

Balfour Beatty has called for reform to the way construction and infrastructure services are procured by the defence sector.

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