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Wise Up Wednesday: Understanding Is The Key

Complex contracts set out by large Contractors can often leave you struggling to understand what it is that you are actually being asked to sign up to, or may have already unwittingly …

Should You Be Issuing Payment Notices?

If you employ Sub-Contractors this week’s blog is for you; it’s about the all important topic of Payment Notices. Is Your Payment Mechanism “Adequate”? Every construction contract (as defined in the Construction Act) must …

Another Two Specialist Contractors Bite The Dust…But Who’s Counting?

Another One Bites The Dust… (It’s two actually – but no-one seems to be counting) Just read about not one, but two Specialist Contractors that have bit the dust this week… McGrath …

Delays on construction site? Ignore it now and you’ll regret it later!

  ARE YOU BEING DELAYED ON SITE? If you are please; don’t ignore it don’t simply accept it as normal don’t throw more men at the job to catch up don’t simply …

Construction Disputes: 3 Crucial Factors Determine Whether You Win or Lose

Where’s the evidence? This week’s “Wise Up Wednesday” is about a recurring problem that catches Specialist Contractors out over and over again. It’s all about the evidence! Or to put it another …

A Stark Reminder Why We Shouldn’t Ignore The Contract Or Delays…

A stark reminder… I’m just back from representing a Specialist Contractor at a meeting with a national Main Contractor. And it’s a stark reminder of all that is bad about some Main …

Our Very Best Ideas To Help Protect and Grow Your Business

We’d like you to have our very best ideas to help protect and grow your business over the next 12 months, and they’re now available in a set of 10 Relevant, Informative, …

“Only Those Who Are Asleep Make No Mistakes…”

“Only those who are asleep make no mistakes” -Ingvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA, world’s largest furniture brand It’s only 7 words long, but what a great quote that is! Everybody makes mistakes, …

The Fundamentals of Contract Formation and How To Avoid Getting Caught Out!

Today’s blog post has been prompted by a discussion about the fundamentals of contract formation, which has attracted over 80 comments in our exclusive LinkedIn Group of some 2,000 Specialist Contractors! If you …

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