Collen Construction’s innovative safety programmes encourage full worker engagement and the taking of greater personal responsibility. JOE O’DWYER, Health & Safety Manager, Collen, outlines how the contractor’s new “Creating Safer Sites” programme fits with furthering its worker safety philosophy.
The effect of not responding to a claim for payment under a construction contract and the consequences
HENRY HATHAWAY writes that construction companies need to revisit their payment procedures as payers now must respond to payee payment claims or applications for payment, or amounts claimed for could become payable in full regardless of the what of the actual application value is. This article concerns payment in construction and the recent development in […]
KILLIAN DORNEY, Partner, Beale & Co, outlines some of the key contract provisions that consultants should consider and resist and how these provisions impact consultants’ ability to operate.
Michael O’Reilly, Director, O’Connor Sutton Cronin, writes about how modern methods of construction, and in particular off-site manufacturing, is delivering solutions for Irish construction, but the sector needs to address several issues before it can fully benefit from the construction method.
GRAEME TINNEY, CEO, Griffiths & Armour Europe DAC, outlines the conditions within the professional indemnity insurance market and what firms should be considering in advance of their 2021 renewal.
As everyone involved in projects at this difficult time will be aware, the construction industry is facing a litany of novel issues courtesy of the Covid-19 emergency, and the unprecedented measures taken by Government to deal with it.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]