Shona McCusker looks at two recent cases highlighting the difficulties in practice with payment and pay less notices.
Published 13 November 2017
Edinburgh Hotel expands with 43-bed Princes Street wing
Published 11 September 2017
Kitchen and bedroom manufacturer Trade Kitchen Centre Limited has applied to Glasgow Sheriff Court to be wound up under the Insolvency Act 1986.
Published 29 August 2017
Gillian Craig looks at the risk attaching to ownership in an imperfect registration system.
Published 4 August 2017
Law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn outlines that a recent case demonstrates that a payee to a construction contract may not always require to show that it was their intention to give notice under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 when serving a payment notice.
Published 31 July 2017
Published 4 July 2017
The crimes of cowboy builders are well publicised, but a new study has found that rogue traders may well be out-numbered by rogue customers.
Published 31 May 2017
Head of EQ Property & Construction Steven Todd provides tips to protect your construction business from bad debt.
Published 29 May 2017
Euan Pirie from Harper Macleod discusses the limited "checks and balances" applied to project managers (PM) under nec 3 contracts.
Published 22 May 2017
The 2016 case of Beumer revolved around a major construction project at Gatwick Airport and provides clarity on whether an adjudicator should, during an adjudication, disclose to the parties that he or she is also acting as an adjudicator in a separate adjudication involving one of the parties, writes Alistair Dean at Anderson Strathern.
Published 9 May 2017
Hadden Construction to build £4.7m Perth motorstore
Published 24 April 2017
CMS Window Systems wins Queen's Award for Enterprise
Published 21 April 2017
Scotland needs a planning system which nurtures growth and unlocks the potential of our people and places according to the Scottish Government. So what can we, or should we, expect from the draft planning bill which is expected to be introduced in the autumn, asks Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie’s Nicola Martin.
Published 12 April 2017
Many housebuilders and property developers hold an unfortunate perception around the extension of Community Right-to-Buy, introduced by the Scottish Government last year.
Published 29 March 2017
Green light for Inverclyde Early Years Centre
Published 22 March 2017