21 December 2018

Increases in land value set to be shared with local communities

In the October Budget and in a report from the Commons Housing, Communities and...

19 December 2018

The Prevention Principle v Agreed Contractual Terms

North Midland Building Limited v Cyden Homes Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 1744 (“NMBL v...

13 December 2018

NEC4 - part two

The new NEC4 contract has been in existence now since June 2017. A year on, we are...

05 December 2018

Bill of Quantities and Building Contracts

West Reg Street (Property) Ltd v Central Demolition Ltd [2018] CSOH 98 (West v...

30 November 2018

Will proposed permitted development rights transform the high street?

In Chancellor Hammond’s Budget on Monday 29 October, the Government pledged £675...

28 November 2018

Practical completion and collateral warranties

A recent High Court judgment highlighted the problem of time-barring when issuing...

20 November 2018

NEC4 – part one

The new NEC4 contract has been in existence now since June 2017. A year on, we are...

19 November 2018

Japanese Knotweed - is there a risk to landowners?

The Environment Agency describes Japanese Knotweed as “indisputably the UK’s most...

16 November 2018

Getting to know you: Sarah Wilson

Sarah joined Shulmans as Head of Construction in October 2018. She has over 20 years...

14 November 2018

Innovation in Construction - how can contracts help?

Innovation is often talked about as a means of solving the issues within the...

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