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28 January 2020

Facial recognition technology and private users

Controversial technology The Metropolitan Police have announced they will shortly begin the operational use of Live Facial Recognition Technology, saying...

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27 November 2019

HCR makes law (again!)

LJH Paving Limited -v- Meeres Civil Engineering [2019] EWHC 2601 (TCC) Acting for the claimant, LJH Paving Limited (LJH), in…

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24 October 2018

Time to put your house in order: Construction firms targeted in new Health and Safety Executive Inspections

On 1 October 2018 the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced that construction firms across the UK will be targeted…

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21 June 2018

Building work post-Carillion: what should I think about?

There are a number of steps which a school can take to minimise exposure to main contractor insolvency. None of...

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15 March 2018

Significant changes to ‘smash and grab’ adjudications

If it looks like a pay less notice, and is referenced like a pay less notice, chances are it is...

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7 March 2018

The Spectre of Contractor Insolvency

The current Carillion liquidation throws into sharp relief one of the key risks on a major capital project for a...

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1 February 2018

I am a director of a sub-contractor affected by Carillion and in financial difficulty – what do i need to do?

Directors do not have a duty to ensure that the company does not trade at a loss but they are...

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26 January 2018

My business is a sub-contractor to Carillion: what should I do?

If you have not done so already, check your sub-contracts with Carillion to see what termination rights you may have...

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26 January 2018

Is there any chance I will be paid by the Liquidators of Carillion?

This will depend upon whether the Liquidator has agreed to continue with the relevant contract.  In certain public services contracts&...

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26 January 2018

I am going to experience financial difficulties due to Carillion’s liquidation and think I need to make redundancies to save costs: what options do I have?

Many employers will look to make redundancies to save costs in the short term, however, there are a number of...

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