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11 September 2019

Under Construction - Autumn 2019

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 edition of Under Construction, the Taylor Wessing Construction team update.

How to use an adjudicator's mistake to stop enforcement

David Franklin discusses the recent decision in Willow v MTD Construction on adjudicator's mistakes.

Why are Approved Inspectors toughening their stance on new contractual obligations?

Olivia Doonan comments on the hardening of the professional indemnity insurance market for Approved Inspectors renewing their policies.

Retentions: the road to removal?

Jill Hamilton considers Building UK's ambition to abolish retentions.

Raising competency in the construction industry

One of the key parts of Dame Hackitt's review, Building A Safer Future, was the need for the construction industry to raise its competency levels. We look at the Construction Steering Group's interim report which sets out its proposals on how this can be achieved.

VAT Domestic Reverse Charge

The implementation of the domestic reverse charge for building and construction services is being postponed by 12 months and is now set to be introduced from 1 October 2020.

Other news

If you missed it, you can read Jill Hamilton's article on construction contracts and hot weather here.

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