Related insights: Regulatory

A constructive conference: construction claims, building and site safety, and more

23 Mar 2021
Hot topics in the construction industry at the moment are legal developments affecting claims, time and cost claims, loss and expense claims, building safety, and health and safety. We covered all of these in our construction update on 11 March, where our speakers and contributors from Decipher, 4 Pump Court Chambers, and Womble Bond Dickinson highlighted challenges for the industry, and offered practical advice on addressing these.

Building safety - the story so far

15 Feb 2021
Changes to building safety aren't just about cladding. They're about creating a thread of responsibility for safety throughout a building's life. This guide is a comprehensive overview of building safety and the story so far.

Government funding for unsafe cladding - who really foots the bill?

11 Feb 2021
The discussion around building safety, and particularly the replacement of combustible cladding, continues to dominate the headlines for the construction sector. Yesterday's announcement by the government comes against a backdrop of increasing pressure to improve its existing funding arrangements, which were launched to deal with unsafe cladding in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy.
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Post-Brexit product compliance for CE-marked products

14 Dec 2020
With less than 30 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, there are growing concerns as to what the impact of leaving the EU will be on product labelling and compliance – particularly for CE-marked products. CE is the administrative marking that indicates conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area. The certification of new products will change dramatically post Brexit and with just over two weeks to go, many questions remain. In this article, Nicky Strong of law firm Womble Bond Dickinson, looks to address some of the key areas of concern.
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Waste management in the UK post-Brexit - your questions answered

07 Dec 2020
With less than 30 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period at the end of December, many questions remain unanswered as to what the impact will be on waste management in the UK. In this article, Sarah Holmes, environmental law expert, looks to address some of the key areas of concern.