The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 and the Construction Industry

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the “Act”) came into force on 26 June 2020. The Act introduces new corporate insolvency and restructuring measures that aim to maximise a company’s chances of survival and relieve the burden on businesses caused […]

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COVID-19 or “Coronavirus” – Additional Guidance from NEC

As the consequences of COVID-19 continue to be felt throughout the construction industry, increasing numbers of clients and contractors are now having to tackle the contractual complexities of sites shutting and projects being delayed. Helpfully, the NEC4 contract board has […]

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Construction Webinar – Liquidated Damages and COVID-19

Thursday 30 April 2020 at 2pm This webinar is the third in 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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COVID-19 – Construction Contract Providers JCT, NEC and FIDIC Publish User Guidance

Since the COVD-19 outbreak began, we at Hawkswell Kilvington have endeavoured to alleviate pressure on our clients by providing written updates in relation to the impact of COVID-19 on construction contracts, providing free webinars on issues we believe are key […]

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Construction Webinar – Payment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Thursday 23th April 2020 2pm This webinar is the second in 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 times. […]

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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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COVID-19 and Future Construction Contracts – How Can You Minimise the Risk?

Whilst no one yet knows the full extent of the potential implications of COVID-19 on the construction industry, it is now inevitable that almost all construction companies are going to be affected in some way. Contractors are likely to be […]

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Further Statement from Hawkswell Kilvington – COVID-19:

These are unprecedented times and we have to do all that we can to ensure that all of our team remain safe and well. In light of the measures announced by the government on 23 March 2020, from 24 March […]

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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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COVID-19 or “Coronavirus” – Force Majeure, Frustration and Cash-Flow Considerations

Earlier this month we published a bulletin considering the potential implications of COVID-19 on construction companies and how to mitigate them. Since then, the Government has advised widespread social distancing and self-isolation; including the recommendation that entire households should self-isolate […]

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