Opinion

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Are you involved in a construction project?  If so, are you fully aware of the changes to SEPA’s Controlled Activities Regulations which came into effect in September? Burness Paull’s Kate Primrose outlines what is required. The updated Controlled Activities Regulations (“CAR&

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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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Emily Leonard In a judgment handed down yesterday, the Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed a contractor’s appeal in a case where both parties had agreed on the allocation of the risk of concurrent delay. Emily Leonard and Hannah Gardiner consider this ruling in more detail.

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Lynsey Reid outlines the “agent of change” principle in planning policy. On 16 February 2018 researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh, Newcastle and Turku in Finland published the UK’s first live music venue census. The survey found that 29% of small music venues (defined as those with l

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Charles Livingstone and Adam McCabe from Brodies discuss the Competition and Markets Authority’s plans to tackle anti-competition cartels in the construction sector. In the past two years the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has fined businesses over £150 million. With an increase in ti

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Partner David Anderson and senior associate Sian Jefferies 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 Regenerati

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