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.
A protracted multi-million pound dispute between the owners of a self-build home and their project manager and quantity surveyor, has been heard in the High Court.
A groundworks company has been fined following a site incident which resulted in a worker suffering serious injuries.
Construction and engineering firms could soon see new technology become commonplace on-site, including 3D printed walls, self-assembled floating buildings and even deliveries via drones.
At some point or another, a time will come whereby a business owner will wish to sell or dispose of their construction or engineering business. However, whether moving on to pastures new or simply looking to cease trading completely, the business sale process poses a number of challenges – which is why it is wise to seek specialist advice.
A contractor has been prosecuted after ignoring repeated warnings from Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors to improve working standards on its construction sites.
The Government’s Cabinet office has put forward proposals to blacklist main contractors who pay their suppliers and sub-contractors late.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just a few weeks away – and fines for non-compliance are alarmingly high, which is why all businesses, including those operating in the construction and engineering sectors, need to act now to ensure they are fully compliant ahead of 25 May 2018.