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As the government continues to push the construction industry to move more of the building process off-site and into factories, Roddy Cormack, construction specialist at law firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, explores a conundrum which must be solved if the industry is to thrive in this area

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a case study into the lessons learned from its investigation into two of the UK’s largest suppliers of rolled lead, who broke competition law by taking part in a business cartel.

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Following the launch of a Police Scotland campaign aimed at tackling modern slavery concerns within the construction sector, Ramsay Hall outlines what modern slavery actually involves and what can be done when there's concern about its presence in the supply chain. Exploitation of people c

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Digby Brown has pledged to work with 12 other law firms to support a new campaign which aims to raise awareness of the dangers of asbestos and the cancer called mesothelioma, which is caused by exposure to asbestos. The UK has the world’s highest incidence of mesothelioma with around 2,700 peo

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The post-lockdown house-move boom has seen Scottish law firm and estate agent Lindsays defy disruption to record a rise in the number of homes sold in the past 12 months. Sales by its residential property division rose by 4.26% in the last financial year, with homes valued at a total of £177.3

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Trade unionists who were imprisoned for their role in the 1972 builders' strike have been exonerated by the Court of Appeal in London nearly half a century later. The "Shrewsbury 24" were arrested five months after the strike and charged with over 200 offences including unlawful assembly, intimidati

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The latest director disqualifications are a reminder to every company in the construction sector of the importance of ensuring that staff understand what conduct will expose their firm to prosecution, writes Jamie Dunne. In the last few weeks, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has sec

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Andrew Little, senior associate at Burness Paull, discusses the issues surrounding adjudication enforcement. The Queensferry Crossing is the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world spanning 1.7 miles across the Firth of Forth between Edinburgh, at South Queensferry, and Fife, at North

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Housebuilders in England that carry out repairs on new-build homes are asking residents to sign non-disclosure agreements, an MP has alleged. Clive Betts, MP for Sheffield South East and chairman of Parliament’s housing committee, told BBC Radio 4’s Money Box programme that the practice

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