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Construct Newsletter - December 2016

Issue 88

Welcome

to our December edition of Prettys' Construct.

This month we look at:

If there are any topics you would like to see featured in a future edition of our newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Prettys' Construction and Development team would like to wish all of our clients and contacts a very merry Christmas and a prosperous 2017.

Rebecca Palmer

Contents

Post-Brexit construction contracts...

Consideration of the inclusion of price fluctuation clauses It is still widely unknown as to whether the UK is heading for a hard or soft Brexit. Anticipated likely consequences of Brexit include the possibility of restrictions on the free movement of people together with ... Read more

Managing insolvency risk in construction

Insolvency of any party on a construction project potentially compromises the successful completion of the project. See below a non-exhaustive list of actions to consider when seeking to minimise the impact of insolvency on construction projects. 1 - Performance security Bonds: there a variety of bonds ... Read more

Corruption in construction...

The far-reaching effect of the Bribery Act When The Bribery Act came into force into 2010, it created a corporate offence whereby a commercial organisation would be criminally liable if a person ‘associated’ with it (a person who performs services for or on behalf ... Read more

Prettys’ Construction Industry Workshops – a reminder

A reminder that Prettys specialist construction team is launching a range of practical industry workshops in January 2017, providing cost-effective insight into the key issues of which your organisation should be aware. Workshops are being held in Chelmsford and Ipswich. The half day sessions ... Read more

Rebecca Palmer

Senior Associate

e rpalmer@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298274

Peter Blake

Partner, Head of Construction & development

e pblake@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298206

Ian Seeley

Associate

e iseeley@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298228

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Tim Bacon

e tbacon@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298335

 

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