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A Home Office campaign is targeting illegal workers in the construction industry. We explore the intention and impact, and look at ways of enticing new people into the industry or encouraging skilled people to return.

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04 February 2016 | by

Large companies in England and Wales can now expect fines of up to £10m for the most serious breaches of health and safety law under new sentencing rules that have come into effect this month.

19 November 2015 | by

NBS has revealed the results of its third major survey into construction contracts and related legal issues - the NBS National Construction Contracts and Law Survey 2015.




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05 April 2016 | by

A Home Office campaign is targeting illegal workers in the construction industry. We explore the intention and impact, and look at ways of enticing new people into the industry or encouraging skilled people to return.

25 January 2016 | by

Today marks a new chapter in the life of theNBS.com as we launch a new site that puts the foundations in place for us to provide you with a better service.

19 November 2015 | by

NBS has revealed the results of its third major survey into construction contracts and related legal issues - the NBS National Construction Contracts and Law Survey 2015.




30 July 2015 | by

The third NBS National Construction Contracts and Law Survey went live this week and we’re looking for you to share your experiences over the past year.


06 July 2015 | by

In this exclusive extract from NBS Shortcuts, written by noted industry figure Austin Williams, we introduce the concept of duty of care.

01 March 2015 | by

A recent judgement serves as a reminder for parties looking to challenge Final Certificates – whether through adjudication, arbitration or legal proceedings – to do so in a timely manner.

01 March 2015 | by

At NBS, one of the requests we receive on a regular basis is for advice on how to specify sustainability or, sometimes, how to write it into a contract. Here we look at how to specify sustainability or how to write it into a contract.

01 February 2015 | by

When disputes arise mediation is one mechanism, among many others, available to help parties resolve their differences.

01 December 2014 | by

A recent case at the Court of Appeal provides clarity on Architects' certificates.