Construction & engineering

Community Infrastructure Levy: Surcharge upheld where Council did not receive developer’s Commencement Notice

In an example of the strict line being taken on appeal in respect of the administrative requirements placed on developers under the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (“the CIL Regulations”), a planning inspector has decided that the onus is on applicants to ensure that they have not only served a Commencement Notice, but that it has been received by the Council.

Main contractor insolvency – contract quick guide

In light of the recent Carillion demise, this guide provides a starting point on common forms of contract for both employers and subcontractors looking at how insolvency affects the supply chain from both directions. The table below is a quick reference for the processes in the main contract and subcontracts for the scenario where the main building contractor has gone bust.
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