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12 Feb 2021 The Future Built Environment – What will our future cities look like and what issues do we need to consider now?

The pandemic has been a particularly testing time for most business, but the one sector that has thrived in these difficult times is the technology sector. It is not just the Amazons and Telsas’ of this world but the nascent unmanned aircraft system (UAS) (or drones) which have been soaring.

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20 Nov 2020 DIY construction management: acceptable to funders?

Developers who wish to avoid paying main contractor’s overheads and profit frequently manage their own development projects…

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17 Aug 2020 Cash advances could give contractors a much-needed lifeline

Developers and other construction project sponsors are demanding increased oversight over how contractors are passing money down.

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11 Aug 2020 Building Safety Bill

The draft Building Safety Bill (the “Bill”) published last month makes significant amendments to the Building Act 1984 and overhauls the building control regime.

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24 Mar 2020 COVID-19: Force Majeure under the JCT Design & Build 2016

The disruption caused by the coronavirus has accelerated over the past few days and the future impact of the outbreak remains uncertain.

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02 Mar 2020 New partner joins Boodle Hatfield property practice from Blake Morgan

Leading private wealth law firm Boodle Hatfield has appointed construction specialist Navpreet Atwal as a partner in its property practice…

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