Welcome to the Autumn 2019 edition of Under Construction, the Taylor Wessing Construction team update.
David Franklin discusses the recent decision in Willow v MTD Construction on adjudicator's mistakes.
Olivia Doonan comments on the hardening of the professional indemnity insurance market for Approved Inspectors renewing their policies.
Jill Hamilton considers Building UK's ambition to abolish retentions.
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.
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.
If you missed it, you can read Jill Hamilton's article on construction contracts and hot weather here.