- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 23 Apr 2019
StreetwiseSubbie.com Ltd is an organisation that was founded in 2008 specifically to help Specialist Contractors, Trade Contractors and Subcontractors in the Construction and Engineering industries in the UK.
Its founder Barry Ashmore has also published "The Streetwise Subbie 4th Edition" which explores the problems particular to the relationship between Specialist Contractors and the Main Contractor, or Clients with whom they are in contract.
The book's aim is to provide solutions in a down to earth no-nonsense way which is suitable for everyone.
The Streetwise Subbie is a highly regarded practical guide to contractual matters. Its original author Jack Russell was well known for his ‘contractual terrier’ column in Electrical Times. Now, Barry Ashmore has updated and revised this work by drawing on his 49 years of construction experience and professional expertise gained at the sharp end resolving disputes and solving contractual problems for Specialist Contractors.
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