Issue : 14 December 2018
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Should contract drafters now be including a revised provision in their contracts, asks Alan Erwin.
Contrasting decisions from the TCC and the Court of Appeal show the huge pitfalls of failing to finalise terms, says James Worthington.
What GDPR means for CCTV and card-entry sitesSubscription
Emma Erskine-Fox and Maria Connolly explain the impact of GDPR on construction sites’ CCTV and swipe card entry systems.
Contracting in Africa: 10 things to think aboutSubscription
Africa’s construction markets are increasingly lucrative for UK firms, so Tamsin Travers and Joseph Otoo point out some key details to bear in mind.
The government has long known about the crisis in construction.
Last month, the minister for implementation Oliver Dowden announced that if construction firms fail to pay suppliers promptly in future, they could be banned from winning government contracts.
Charlotte Barker offers a refresher in the fundamentals when ironing out contracts with clients.
10 projects to watch in 2019 Subscription
Our list of 10 projects to watch this year include football stadiums (again), large commercial schemes and two of the largest infrastructure schemes in the country – all challenging in their different ways and worth keeping a close eye on as 2019 unfolds.
The Construction News Awards 2019 are now open for entry, with the UK’s best construction companies competing for 21 awards.
The construction industry is readying to unwrap the government’s Hackitt response.