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Talking points: Your comments on the big storiesSubscription

Carillion has continued to hog the headlines in the past seven days but debate among CN readers has broadened to look at the wider implications and what needs to change.

Barry Hembling partner Fladgate

Rail projects: 3 mistakes your team must avoidSubscription

The sector holds many demons but disputes over complex contracts and tricky engineering can be dodged with a few sensible steps.

Gurbinder Grewal partner Dentons

Clearly worded contracts prove their weight in gold againSubscription

Does the wording of your contract reflect your intentions? A recent case shows why contractors should be wary.

Jason Bleasdale partner Clyde and Co

Is air quality the next asbestos?Subscription

With air quality high on the agenda – especially in London – could it turn out be the construction industry’s next asbestos?

David Parton partner CMS

Clydesdale Bank, financial fraud and Paradise Beach: A case to be aware ofSubscription

The granting of third-party rights under construction contracts has become an increasingly popular practice in the UK construction industry. A recent case involving a Yorkshire bank, financial fraud and Paradise Beach might just add weight to that trend.

Kyle Sethi associate Charles Russell Speechlys

When all-risks insurance doesn't always cover all risksSubscription

A case between Leeds Beckett University and Travelers Insurance Company provides a reminder that all-risks insurance does not cover all eventualities.

John Crowley associate Jones Day

North Midland Building v Cyden: A hotly debated legal topicSubscription

A decision in the case between North Midland Building and CydenHomes provides clarity on a hotly debated topic within construction law.