Legislation Update…

2016 Legislation Updates Reviewed There were several UK legislation updates impacting construction in 2016 and we wanted to recap on the key issues: CIS Compliance – The Test The compliance test for subcontractors to receive payments gross under the construction industry scheme (CIS) has changed in a bid to improve the operation and reduce the compliance…

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Training… NEC, Commercial?

  The eternal student… That’s us… Yes, it’s true, we’re always learning.  New contracts, case law, legislation updates; we just can’t get enough (yes really) and it really has been the key to our team’s professional success.  But what about you and your company? Do you put (hide!) contracts in a deep dark draw; hoping they will never need to see…

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Delivering Commercial Excellence

Kelly Taylor is an experienced Managing Director, Financial Director and Commercial Manager who qualified as a Quantity Surveyor (BSc Hons.) and carries exceptional credentials. Having spent 17 years working within the construction industry; 2013 saw her invited to join the board of directors at SSI Services (Part of South Staffordshire PLC.). In recent years Kelly,…

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NEC3 – ECC – To be kept out of the dark

What is it about contracts that make people want to hide them in the draw (without having actually read the document) in the hope that they will never have to read or refer to them again? Why does the phrase ‘Refer to contract…’ strike fear into the heart of most construction individuals? Is it the presumed legal ‘lingo’…

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