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Wise Up Wednesday: Payment – The Smoke and Mirrors

Whilst the industry is facing a whole host of issues, payment is far and away the biggest and most divisive issue. As a Specialist Contractor the simple truth is that if you …

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 …

When you’re not getting paid in construction, when is the problem not about payment?

Don’t confuse the two… Question: When you’re not getting paid, when is the problem not about payment? Answer: When it’s a dispute about valuation. The two things are interconnected but they are …

Wise Up Wednesday: Would You Ignore Being Ripped Off?

​Imagine you are in the supermarket and your favourite wine is advertised at 50% off, you put a half a dozen bottles into your trolley (whilst your partner isn’t looking), but when …

Wise Up Wednesday: Subbies Robbed of £8m

Specialist Contractors and suppliers have just been robbed of another £8million! According to the liquidator’s report, Kent based Contractor Allston Construction owed trade contractors and suppliers £8m when it ceased trading! That’s …

Wise Up Wednesday: Are You Still Having Payment Nightmares?

This week’s “Wise Up Wednesday” is a very brief one about avoiding Payment Nightmares… Some of the commentators say construction is on the up, but we know that many Specialist Contractors are …

Are UK Trade Associations Failing Their Members?

Trade Associations, are by definition “organisations that represent the interests of the member firms of an industry”. But when I look at what some of the trade associations in the UK construction …

Bursting The Construction “Growth” Bubble: Why Subbies Should Be Wary Of The Hidden Dangers of a “Growing” Industry

According to the headlines the industry is seeing the best growth it’s enjoyed in many a long year. And if you read enough of them, you could actually be forgiven for starting …

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