Sports clubs beware, are you causing a nuisance? |
A recent decision of the Court of Appeal serves as a useful reminder that a planning permission may not be enough if you wish to use land in a way which affects neighbouring owners and that neighbouring owners may have rights under the law of nuisance.
If your company is spending more than £1m annually on construction operations, it is likely that a withholding tax scheme operated by HMRC will apply to the payments you make. Non-compliance can involve severe penalties. This guide provides an overview of the scheme.
Needless to say, a construction project depends for its success on the contractor performing its obligations under the construction contract. This guide gives an overview of the methods used by developers to protect themselves against default by a contractor.
Collateral warranties are firmly embedded as a feature of construction projects, particularly those requiring development finance, but what is a collateral warranty, why do they exist and are they really necessary?
The purpose of this quick guide is to explain what mediation is and how it works in civil disputes. (Note that mediation has a different meaning in family proceedings and this guide does not address that context).