Annual figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveal that the number of workplace fatalities looks set to be the second lowest on record – with the largest reduction in incidents seen in the construction sector.
In a bid to modernise the court system, the Lord Chancellor has announced that ‘arcane’ legal terms such as ‘mercantile’ and ‘chancery’ should be replaced by language which is more easily understood by the general public.
The construction industry has been warned it still faces Building Information Modelling (BIM) challenges amidst calls for additional support to help the sector in its shift to digital construction.
A property owner and demolition contractor have appeared in court after an uncontrolled building collapse onto a High Street ‘put lives at risk.’
In this edition of our Construction and Engineering Bulletin, we focus on how adjudication can benefit businesses working in this sector:
A jury has found a construction firm boss guilty of manslaughter after the death of a member of the public, who was killed when a stack of window frames collapsed on her.
A new survey has suggested that some central government departments are failing to enforce the BIM 2 mandate, which was due to take effect more than a year ago.
Construction employers who offer apprenticeships are being warned that if they withdraw training early, they may be acting in breach of employment laws.
The controversial and long awaited decision for a new route across the lower River Thames has finally been confirmed.
A good relationship with your shareholders and partners can take many years to build, yet can be destroyed in a moment.