Construction contracts – payment terms

The Building Safety Act 2022

Changes to the Defective Premises Act 1972 and the Building Act 1984 The Building Safety Act 2022 is the Government’s response to the tragic Grenfell fire, and the first parts of the Act came into force on 28 June 2022. While the focus has been on safety in...
Defects in sub-contract works – right to return?

Retentions in sub-contracts

It is not uncommon for roofing companies working as sub-contractors to a main contract to have problems obtaining the release of retention money from the main contractor. The retention amount should be specified within the sub-contract document and is usually set at...