A national survey is seeking the views of construction and engineering firms, to find out how the Government’s mandate – for collaborative 3D Business Information Modelling (BIM) on all publicly-funded projects – is working in practice.
Two engineering companies have recently been prosecuted for breaching health and safety regulations after two separate incidents – the first involving the death of a father of three and the second resulting in a worker’s leg being amputated.
The sudden and dramatic collapse of construction firm, Carillion, is sending shockwaves through the industry, amidst fears that the fortunes of up to 30,000 smaller sub-contractors and suppliers will also be affected.
Following the scandal of sexual harassment allegations involving movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein, many other victims of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace have come forward to reveal their own stories of abuse.
With less than five months before the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force, researchers have found that the majority of small businesses (SMEs) are still not fully prepared for the changes which will affect them.
“Palmers’ ‘excellent’ team is praised for its ability to deal with all types of construction disputes, from adjudications to litigation and arbitration, and ‘provides efficient advice at all stages of the dispute resolution process’.”