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As a property developer you may be aware of the trend in construction of tall towers and the potential they have in addressing the housing shortage. Constructing upwards is not without considerable risk.
Being in the construction industry you might not immediately look at drones as a way to gain a competitive edge in your sector.
As a contractor you’ll likely need different kinds of insurance to protect yourself and your business at the various sites that you are working on.
Prevent Christmas construction theft. With many sites closing over the festive period, it’s important to ensure your materials and equipment are kept secure or you risk a nasty surprise when you go back to work in the New Year.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are running a month-long inspection campaign targeting construction site measures to protect workers lungs from asbestos, silica and wood dust.
Construction delays happen frequently. Penalty clauses are now a common feature in construction contracts. How can you avoid the finger of blame being pointed at your firm?
The way people shop has changed. In 2017, 5,855 fashion retailers, travel agents and home stores were driven off the high street in part by the continued rise of shopping online. But this isn’t the only area of the property market that’s evolving.
No matter how experienced the members of your construction team are, developing a commercial building can take a lot of planning and not all plans are fail-safe. Certain things can slip through the cracks.