The Brexit Trade Deal and its Impact on the Construction Industry

On 24 December 2020, the UK and the EU reached a trade and co-operation agreement (the “Trade Deal”) addressing the arrangements that now apply between them. This bulletin highlights a number of the key elements of the Trade Deal which […]

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Construction Webinar – COVID-19 and “force majeure” – what you need to know

Thursday 9th April 2020 at 2.00pm This webinar is the first of a series, designed to give you helpful guidance on the issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential ways to protect your company in these uncertain […]

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Planning for COVID-19 Site Closures

At the date of writing, the official advice from Robert Jenrick, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, is that individuals working on construction sites can continue to do so but must follow Public Health England’s guidance […]

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Fire Safety Reforms 2020 – Criminal Sanctions and Name and Shame

New fire safety reforms unveiled on 20 January 2020 are a clear indication of where the Government’s focus remains going into the new decade. The Housing Secretary has promised “the biggest change in building safety for a generation” and warned […]

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COVID-19 or “Coronavirus” – The Likely Effects on your Company and How Best to Mitigate them

The impact of the COVID-19, or Coronavirus, outbreak has been felt by businesses at every corner of the globe and the UK construction industry is far from immune. With the recent announcement from Public Health England that widespread transmission of […]

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