You may or may not be aware of the proposed increase in probate court fees which were supposed to take effect in May 2017. Due to the General Election, these increases will not come into force until June 2017 at the earliest.Read More
Anna Wood summarises what you need to know about recent construction case lawRead More
Cheltenham based legal firm, BPE Solicitors, has reason to celebrate following the recent promotions of several members of staff.
Following on from my previous article, ‘Working for free can be costly’, it occurred to me that contractors and consultants routinely incur significant dents in their overheads when scoping new work and preparing tenders and when they cannot, commercially, recoup all their head office costs via the jobs they do win, then they too are, to a greater or lesser extent ‘working for free’. It is therefore worth reviewing the circumstances in which such costs could be recovered.Read More
Emilie Sclater considers the key points to bear in mind when entering into a Pre-Construction Services Agreement, Front End Engineering Design Contract or using a Letter of IntentRead More
Standard terms and conditions should be a key document for any business, but particularly for those working on construction projects. Although express (written) terms do not necessarily constitute all of the relevant terms of the agreement and in some circumstances the courts will imply terms into a contract, a written contract between the parties helps to avoid uncertainty.Read More