14 Apr

With daily announcements about the effects the Covid-19 pandemic is having on the private sector construction industry, we are looking at some of the key issues that are arising.

Our blog on public works contracts focuses on financial relief, procurement and contractual issues, which we also cover here.

Some of the recent topics covered by industry bodies include:

The final item highlights some of the key issues that the construction industry is facing as a result of Covid-19 when the CLC asks Government to:

The Practical Stuff from BuildUK

Industry Representation

Government Guidance

Advice for Businesses

Information for Workers

What are the key legal issues facing the industry at this unprecedented time?

How do some of the lawyers see things- here is a brief selection of articles and blogs covering Covid-19 related legal issues:

Norton Rose Fulbright 


  1. Keeping your business operational: where to start?
  2. Managing the project and issues on site
  3. Dispute avoidance: how do businesses protect themselves from loss and disputes?
  4. What are your contractual rights?
  5. Issues to consider when negotiating new contracts
  6. Prioritising the health and wellbeing of staff – practical issues
  7. Employment law issues – employer perspective
  8. Employment law issues – employee perspective
  9. Handling disputes
  10. Maintaining your pipeline of work

By the publications team at: Contracts-Direct.com

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