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Two great new articles from construction lawyer Najma Dunnett.
What is in a name? Is it a bond or a guarantee? Does it matter and what is the difference between them? Important questions for contractors and consultants in these tough times when faced with giving bonds or guarantees, or both. Read more…
Atkins sought to challenge the decision of an arbitrator who found in favour of the Secretary of State for Transport in determining whether Atkins was entitled to claim additional payment for remedying an excessive number of potholes beyond the number it had included as part of its lump sum contract. Read more…
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Sir John Armitt is appointed the new chair of the National Infrastructure Commission.
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National Audit Office reports that there is little evidence that PFI offers better value than other forms of contracting.
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RSHP unveil their involvement in a boundary crossing which will provide a new entry point into Hong Kong.
With PFI currently under the spotlight due to Carillion, this introductory article explains what they are.
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