The Court of Appeal decided in June that a collateral warranty agreement can be a ‘construction contract’ under the Housing Grants (Construction & Redevelopment) Act. This means that the beneficiary of a collateral warranty who
Are you thinking of getting a quote for a new house, garden office or any other building work? ContractStore has published a straightforward, user-friendly pack of tender documents that you can use to send to
A contract acts as a kind of project management tool, because you need to both define and agree all the key deliverables, the scope of the work, what happens if something goes wrong, who deals with insurance, and more. Its a great way to make sure you are running your plan well and are prepared for the inevitable problems that come up.
A wave of new regulations affecting landlords & tenants of residential tenancies are coming into force this year. So don’t be fooled by the pro-Brexit brigade who suggest that we are going to leave bureaucracy
It can be very rewarding to live in a home that you were involved in designing. But before you become a self-builder, it’s good to realise that construction is a complex business. You not only
If you buy a house that turns out to be defective, under the Defective Premises Act of 1974 you might have a claim against the original builder. But in a new case the Court of