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What is greenwashing? The Harsh Truth Behind Social Values
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Saint Global Marketing

What is greenwashing? The Harsh Truth Behind Social Values

Discover the harsh truth of greenwashing in the construction industry. Uncover deceptive practices, examples, and learn how to avoid it in future projects.

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The 7 Myths Of ISO
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Foy Certification

The 7 Myths Of ISO

Discover the truth behind ISO Certification myths for UK contractors. Debunking cost fears, bureaucracy, and more. Unlock business excellence with Foy Certification's specialised construction services. Act now for transformation!

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Why are Social Values Important to Construction Businesses?
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Saint Global Marketing

Why are Social Values Important to Construction Businesses?

Explore the transformative impact of social values in the construction industry. Saint Global guides firms towards sustainability, ethics, and community enrichment.

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How To Get A Personal UTR Number
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Construction Insider

How To Get A Personal UTR Number

If you are running a Limited Company then you need to consider your personal taxation as well! Your Unique Tax Reference (UTR) Number is very important when it comes to filing your self-assessment for the year. This blog will cover how to get your personal UTR Number.

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Can My Limited Company Pay For My Garden Office?
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Saint Taxation

Can My Limited Company Pay For My Garden Office?

Have you considered reducing your overheads and removing the Office or want to upgrade from your Kitchen Table? Have you considered a Garden Office? Take a read as we run through the benefits of putting a Garden Office through your limited company.

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Person With Significant Control Explained‍
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Saint Accountants

Person With Significant Control Explained‍

What are Persons With Significant Control and What Do They Mean? This blogs shows what conditions need to be met for someone to be listed as a Person With Significant Control (Limited Companies) on Companies House

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Setting Up A Limited Company (and Key Dates)
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Saint Accountants

Setting Up A Limited Company (and Key Dates)

Thinking about starting your construction business? Take a look at our simple guide on how to set up your limited company!

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The A to Z of Payroll - Construction Guide
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Saint Accountants

The A to Z of Payroll - Construction Guide

The Construction guide to understanding payroll terms for your company and what is required to start employing your team.

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Insolvency of the main contractor: 15 top considerations for the employer
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Fenwick Elliott

Insolvency of the main contractor: 15 top considerations for the employer

Fenwick Elliott are construction and energy law specialist who has acted for employers on four projects in the past year where the main contractors have become insolvent, here are their 15 top actions for employers to consider when faced with main contractor insolvency.

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The Building Safety Act: significant changes since the Bill
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Fenwick Elliott

The Building Safety Act: significant changes since the Bill

On 28 April 2022, the Building Safety Bill received Royal Assent and became the Building Safety Act (the “Act”). Certain sections of the Act came into force on 28 June 2022. This article looks at the legislation which has come into force and this important case. ‍

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Collateral Warranties: Are They Simply Construction Contracts?
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Fenwick Elliott

Collateral Warranties: Are They Simply Construction Contracts?

This Court of Appeal case considers the meaning of a “construction contract” under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the “Act”) and provides some clarity in respect of whether collateral warranties are to be treated as construction contracts.

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Money for nothing? An adjudicator’s right to fees if they resign
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Fenwick Elliott

Money for nothing? An adjudicator’s right to fees if they resign

A poorly drafted Notice can lead to jurisdictional arguments as to whether the adjudicator has the power to decide the dispute which, if successful, can lead to the resignation of the adjudicator.

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New Amendments to the ICSID Rules
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Fenwick Elliott

New Amendments to the ICSID Rules

Those that follow news in the world of ISDS (investor state dispute resolution) will not have missed the recent announcement by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”) that it hopes to approve extensive changes to its regulations by 21 March 2022.

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CHAS Launches a Free to Access Legal Advice Helpline
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Saint Business Development

CHAS Launches a Free to Access Legal Advice Helpline

CHAS, the UK'S leading accreditation scheme for contractors and supply chain manufacturing has launched a free to access legal advice helpline. 24/7

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Time for a review? Review of the Arbitration Act 1996 launched by the Law Commission
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Fenwick Elliott

Time for a review? Review of the Arbitration Act 1996 launched by the Law Commission

The Law Commission has recently announced a review of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the “Act”) some 25 years after the legislation first came into force. Learn what it's about within this article.

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The Devil in Carbon: the challenge for construction
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Fenwick Elliott

The Devil in Carbon: the challenge for construction

The UK has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. For net zero by 2050 to be possible, how will this affect the construction industry?

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BIM, Offsite Manufacture and the Future of the Construction Industry
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Fenwick Elliott

BIM, Offsite Manufacture and the Future of the Construction Industry

An article provided by the team at Fenwick Elliott discussing the future of the construction industry!

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Seminar round-up: design, drones and data
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Fenwick Elliott

Seminar round-up: design, drones and data

On Tuesday 12 November Fenwick Elliott held its first Digital Technology breakfast seminar at One Aldwych in front of a select group of industry professionals specialising in digital construction technology.

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