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Construct Newsletter - February 2018

Issue 102


to our February 2018 edition of Prettys’ Construct (a couple of days late courtesy of the snow drifts for which we apologise).

This month we look at:

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

Rebecca Palmer


Are you protected to manage contractor insolvency?

Following the recent collapse of the outsourcing giant Carillion, a quick evaluation of our preparedness in the event of contractor insolvency seems timely for all of us. Here we provide a brief and non-exhaustive checklist of some of the key contract provisions you ... Read more

Prettys’ Developers’ Club – March 2018

You are invited to our March Developers’ Club seminars, providing an update on the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation. Matthew Cole, Partner at Prettys, will be joined by Robert Masson, CEO of the DPO Centre.  This key legislative change is of critical importance ... Read more

Equitix ESI CHP (Wrexham) Limited v Bester Generacion UK Limited [2018]

The recent case of Equitix ESI CHP (Wrexham) Limited v Bester Generacion UK Limited [2018] has discussed what activities amount to excluded activities from adjudication under The Housing Grants (Construction and Regeneration) Act 1996 as amended (Construction Act). The Facts Equitix ESI CHP (Wrexham) Limited ... Read more

Health & Safety Update

February 2018 has seen a large number of cases highlighting the heavy financial consequences that flow from health and safety breaches, with fines ranging from £3,000 to £500,000. Below are some examples of the significant fines that can be attached to Health and ... Read more



Peter Blake

Partner, Head of Construction & development

e pblake@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298206

Siân Llewelyn


e sllewelyn@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298222



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