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Last edited 25 Jun 2018
|A contractor who undertakes a class of construction work, for instance electrical installation. Often employed by main contractors as sub-contractors.|
This is as opposed to a 'trade contractor' (with no s) which has a very specific meaning, referring to a contractor appointed to undertake a particular package of construction works on a construction management contract. See Trade contractor for more information.
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