Peter McCarthy, Principal, McCarthy Dispute resolution, writes that in an industry where profit margins are small if contractors don’t get paid their entitlements, they will quickly go out of business.
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 you can do that could reduce construction insurance costs for your company. […]
Susan O’Mara offers some timely Pension Advice for 2017 In trying to compile my annual Pension Advice for Construction Magazine readers top tips for the coming year, I researched far and wide for pearls of wisdom that I might not have already thought of myself….this was my favourite. “Get Your Finances – and body—in […]
Anthony Hussey of Hussey Fraser Solicitors addresses the requirement to give notice of claim under most forms of contract. “Under most forms of contract it is now a condition precedent to making a claim that notice be given of the claim within a short period of time.” The requirement to give notice of […]
Rhona Henry is Head of Matheson’s Construction and Engineering Group. In this issue she poses a simple question that is sure to be of interest… What the Irish Courts say Most stakeholders in the construction industry know their way around the Statute of Limitations 1957 in the context of time triggers for construction claims. But […]