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Building a Safer Future - how new proposals could shape regulations

Construction analysis: Following the review of building regulations and fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower Fire, Paul Lowe, Partner…

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Partner

Construction service reverse VAT charge

Less than 70% of Federation of Master Builders members are unaware of the new reverse charge VAT regime for construction services.

Thomas Collins
Thomas Collins Partner


Severing adjudicator’s decisions

The court has given guidance on the circumstances in which it will order the severance of an incorrect portion of an adjudicator’s decision.

Chris Doran
Chris Doran Partner


LEGAL COMMENT: Government launches national consultation on safety in the construction industry

Yesterday the Government announced the launch of its long awaited consultation on safety and regulation in the Construction industry.

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Partner


Sovini Group brings in Weightmans as lead legal partner

Merseyside’s The Sovini Group has appointed national law firm Weightmans as its principal legal services provider following a competitive bidding…

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner


NHS Trust ordered to pay over £34,000 regarding asbestos exposure

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust has been fined £16,000, and ordered to pay costs of more than £18,000 over failures relating to asbestos…

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner


Weightmans promotes four to Partner in latest round of promotions

National law firm Weightmans has bolstered its partner numbers by promoting four associates, including the firm’s Innovation Manager Catriona…

John Schorah
John Schorah Managing Partner


Diesel engine emissions - what you need to know

Partner Jim Byard looks at the murky issue of diesel engine emissions, the risks of exposure and offers advice to businesses.

Jim Byard
Jim Byard Partner

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