Category: Opinion

“DELAYS WITH THE ATHENRY APPLE DATA CENTRE DEMONSTRATE PROBLEMS WITH OUR PLANNING SYSTEM”

Apple Data Centre

Justin Molloy, Regional Director, CIF Western & Midland Region outlines the necessary changes that must be made to Ireland’s planning system to protect and secure investment. The function of our planning system is to regulate our built environment in the interests of the common good and in line with our planning legislation. Using a hierarchy […]

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Professional Indemnity insurance: When do you need it?

Professional Indemnity Insurance for Construction

Requirement for Professional Indemnity insurance for construction companies explained. What you need to know… The current insurance market for PI or Professional Indemnity insurance for construction companies is changing rapidly. Very shortly PI is likely to become mandatory for all Construction Companies, writes David Lynch, Capital Cover Group. What is Professional Indemnity? Professional Indemnity insurance […]

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How to reduce construction insurance costs

Reduce construction Insurance costs

What to do to minimize the impact of the hard insurance market Reduce construction insurance costs The signs would suggest that a hardening of the rates and an increase in premium for Employers’/Public Liability (EL/PL) insurance for the construction sector is on the cards and may be imminent. However, there are a few things that […]

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Opinion: Construction Dispute Resolution – Wars Behind Closed Doors

Construction Dispute Resolution

John FFF O’Brien of John Farage O’Brien Dispute Resolution Consultants, reflects on the lessons learned over 14 years as a contract claims consultant and advocate Construction Dispute Resolution It never ceases to amaze me that many of the professional people I meet have no idea that some of the biggest commercial contract disputes in this […]

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