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Scope of services, standard of care and correct contracting parties. Three standard appointment issues for professional consultants advising on construction projects, but issues which reach the courts on a regular basis as a recent court judgment demonstrates. A site in Cheshire was being developed

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Craig McLaren outlines how RTPI Scotland is influencing the Planning Bill. In July I blogged on the ambitions that RTPI Scotland had on the Planning (Scotland) Bill. At that time the Bill was about to be considered in the Scottish Parliament with its Local Government and Communities Committee scruti

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Berratt Wong, a graduate quantity surveyor at Kier, explains how the company’s graduate programme has helped his career in construction flourish. I was born in Malaysia and growing up, there was a brilliant TV programme about life working on airlines, so I instantly decided that I wanted to be

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Highbridge Properties director Guy Marsden on the rise of flexible offices. By now, almost everyone will be familiar with the benefits of flexible working, where the traditional 9-5 is shunned in favour of work patterns that better suit an employee’s life circumstances. But the rise of flexibl

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Rebecca Barrass provides an insight on a Court of Appeal ruling into a ‘smash and grab’ construction case. Back in March of this year, we issued an update “Smash and Grab”: where are we now? following Mr Justice Coulson’s decision in S&T (UK) LTD v Grove Development

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Commercial real estate specialist Jonathan Seddon discusses the Brexit concerns that now regularly feature in construction contract negotiations and the implications being felt with regards to workforce and tariffs. With less than five months to go until the UK formally leaves the EU, Brexit concern

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