Contractual Advice

We provide a unique alternative to other, more conventional and expensive ways to access contractual advice, and it isn’t limited to just solving your current problem.

We can help you to identify risks and opportunities from the time of tender through to final account, and provide advice on your contractual position ensuring you protect your interests and maximise your contractual and financial entitlements.

We work exclusively with Specialist Contractors and have a thorough understanding of your needs in respect of the drafting, interpretation and selection of the appropriate standard and other forms of contract, and how to help you resolve any commercial or contractual problem you encountter, especially getting paid.

Our experience and first-hand knowledge of the construction industry equips us to deal with whatever challenges may be thrown at you. Our team have been at the sharp end with National and Local Contractors, Sub-Contractors, PQS and specialist dispute resolution organisations. We’ve seen the industry from all angles we understand the problems that impact your business.

Why not give us a call today on 01773 712116 or cemail us at

And it’s much more economical if you are on of our Buddies. Our Membership packages come with discounted rates and free consultancy hours, that you can use every month to resolve any commercial or contractual matters that you might be struggling with, allowing you to  protect your business now and in the future.

Liquidated Damages

Delay the project and liquidated damages are just part of the thick sandwich of costs you will become liable for.

Don’t get caught out …Read this article now!

Site Meeting Minutes

Site meeting minutes can sometimes be contractually binding.

Read this article now and know what’s what before you sign on the bottom line.

Onerous Conditions

Avoid the pain that will definitely be coming your way if you sign up to a set of onerous conditions! Ask yourself why Contractors  draft their own terms when there are plenty of Standard Form Sub-Contracts?

Want to Avoid the Risks.? …Check this information out now!

Specialist Sub-Contractors Cash Flow Is Vital for Survival!

Maintaining cash flow is absolutely vital for your Business to survive.

Here are a few ways you can use to avoid non-payment or under payment.

The Dangers of Letters Of Intent!

Letters of intent are useful for making an early start on a project, but what about your contractual relationship? What if things don’t go according to plan?

Unless they are carefully worded, they can leave you the Specialist Sub-Contractor at serious financial risk!

A Specialist Sub-Contractor who goes out and makes binding commitments for materials, labour, or design etc., in reliance on a letter of intent may or may not be able to get paid for that expenditure.

Read this guide now to avoid putting yourself at serious financial risk!

If you need help – please use the Ask Streetwise,feature or call us now on 01773 712116.

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Become a Streetwise Buddy

Construction’s a tough place to do business right now, and Specialist Contractors need all the help you can get. That’s why you will find our resources and expertise are invaluable, whatever the size of your business and whatever your specialisation. We’re here to help you solve all your business problems, including the crucially important contractual ones, such as getting paid.

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