Archive for September, 2011

I have been presented with a Compromise Agreement – what should I do next?

Being presented with a Compromise Agreement can be a stressful experience. Many employees have never received a Compromise Agreement and for many it may be the only time they receive one in their working lives. For others, it may come as a welcome relief. Whichever it might be, it is essential that you obtain independent [...]

Construction Contract Changes

The Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (“the New Construction Act”) comes into force on 1 October 2011 and JCT this week has released its new Design and Build Contract 2011 and Guide in anticipation of the New Construction Act Significant changes have been made to both adjudication and the payment provisions implemented [...]