30 May 2019
New guidance has been provided by the Court of Appeal about when a construction project completes. The guidance will be of particular relevance to those carrying out construction works in the hotel, student accommodation and care home sectors and where it is important that room sizes meet specified dimensions.
17 April 2019
In a very significant decision handed down today, the English High Court has refused to enforce an adjudication decision on the basis that there was a properly arguable defence that the decision had been obtained by fraud. The case, in which WFW acted for the successful party, appears to be the first occasion on which the court has refused to order enforcement in such circumstances.
16 April 2019
Greater clarity and guidance to the construction industry has been provided regarding when a paying party which is the subject of a so called “smash and grab” adjudication may then launch a separate “true value” adjudication.
29 November 2018
In a significant decision for the construction industry, the UK Court of Appeal has heralded an end to "smash and grab" adjudications.
9 August 2018
A VAT “reverse charge” for business-to-business supplies of certain construction services is due to apply from 1 October 2019. How should you prepare?