A new report, which reveals that the value of construction disputes in the UK has remained largely unchanged, has raised questions about the sector’s willingness to learn from its mistakes.
Construction business owners who have received fines for breaching immigration rules, are being advised to seek urgent legal advice to check whether there may be grounds for an appeal.
Palmers celebrates 35th anniversary
Palmers has reached another milestone – celebrating the 35th anniversary of our founding this month.
A construction firm – along with its director have both received fines after failing to protect its workers from the risk of falling from height.
A contractor who claimed he had not been paid for the work he had done on a residential development, decided to take the law into his own hands by demolishing five newly built homes with a digger.
Construction business owners and individuals are being encouraged to redouble their vigilance as fraudsters fake security measures in order to gain the information needed to access and drain bank accounts of funds.
A group of former Carillion construction workers have launched legal action against both their former employer and a Government department, following the alleged breach of redundancy rules.
The Government has approved plans to help the construction industry become better digitally connected.
A landmark case in the Supreme Court has found that a worker was unlawfully labelled as self-employed instead of as a worker for the company.
Contractors are reporting that delays in being paid are getting longer, according to a recent study, which looked at the finances of more than 7,500 construction firms.