Raven’s Enclosure, Tower of London
Legend has it that the kingdom will fall should the ravens ever leave the Tower of London. It was extra important therefore to provide a safe and comfortable new habitat for the iconic birds – one that was sensitive…
Blog Author: Christine Townley – Executive Director, Construction Youth Trust
It’s been well known in the industry for many years that we are facing a skills shortage caused by an ageing construction workforce…
Will We Ever Collaborate?
Blog author: Richard Saxon CBE, JCT Chairman
2016 was another year in which insightful reports were published castigating the UK construction industry for its dysfunction and making recommendations that may or may not…
Obtaining Planning Consent – What is Your Responsibility?
Blog authors: Emily Dickson and Emily Pittaway – BLP Law
Securing planning consent is a fundamental first step for any development project.
Where a building contract does not expressly oblige either party to apply for or obtain planning consent, or other project…
JCT Design and Build and JCT Standard Building Contracts 2016 – Part I
Blog Author: Suzanne Reeves – Partner, Wedlake Bell
JCT Design and Build 2016 Contract
JCT has published the new edition of 2016 Design and Build Contract in conjunction with the Design and Build Sub-Contract…