Contracts and Law
Keep your practice and your projects running effectively while remaining legally compliant. Tap into specialist insight and analysis on contracts and law from NBS.
From April 2017 the taxpayer will no longer foot the bill when it comes to apprenticeships. Large employers, including those in construction, will instead pay an Apprenticeship Levy administered via the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. Here's what you need to know about the changes.
NBS research has found that Approved Documents are valued by users and are essential in making sure people comply with the building regulations. There is, however, work to be done to make them fit for digital construction.
The time has come for construction contracts to go digital... enter the smart contract. But what exactly is a smart contract (or come to that a digital or intelligent one)? Moreover, what benefits does one offer over traditional wet-signed paper? Sarah Fox investigates.
Does your Medium daily digest need a boost? Check out these posts with a construction connection and load up on essential reading from the blogosphere.
What rules govern private sector procurement and what are the pitfalls you need to avoid? We've the essential info that will save you both time and money when it comes to private sector construction tenders...
The essential guide to risk management planning - vital not only for business and financial purposes, but for health and safety reasons too.
Retentions have traditionally been imposed to ensure that the contractor properly completes the activities required of them under the contract. We explore how retentions are administered and how they manifest across various forms of contract.
We explore the concept of corporate social responsibility as it pertains to the construction industry and the benefits of adopting a socially responsible mind-set.
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are to designed to ensure full accountability when it comes to health and safety responsibilites on construction projects. Find out more about the CDM regulations, with a focus on roles and responsibilities, in the final part of our series.
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are to designed to ensure full accountability when it comes to health and safety responsibilites on construction projects. Find out more about the CDM regulations and what's changed in the first of a two-part guide.
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.
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.