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Posted: 20th October
By: rlf

Survey Results

RLF recently surveyed a wide range of Contractors across the UK (see below) and captured their candid and sometimes surprising feedback on the commercial challenges ahead. Of particular interest to Clients will be Contractors’ outlook on material shortages, construction costs, programme delays and how risk might impact tender pricing.

Our full survey results are shown at the end of this article. Here are the hea...

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Posted: 21st July
By: rlf

How might Contractors seek to recover their losses and what can we do to protect against it?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions that our clients across the UK have been asking us in recent weeks.

RLF Partner, Sean Clemons discusses the issues and the guiding principles.

 

 
Sean Clemons
E: sean.clemons@rlf.co.uk
T: +44 (0) 1273 325781
M: +44 (0) 7825 918 992

 

Covid-19 has had a profound commercial impact for all Contractors. Every single one of ...

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Posted: 16th July
By: rlf

How do we avoid contractual conflict and secure the best commercial outcomes?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions that our clients across the UK have been asking us in recent weeks.

RLF Partner, Chris McLagan discusses the issues and the guiding principles.

 

Chris McLagan
E: christopher.mclagan@rlf.co.uk
T: +44 (0) 141 225 0470
M: +44 (0) 7825 668 769

 
UK Guidelines
On 7th May, the UK Government and the Construction Leadership Council ...

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Posted: 25th June
By: rlf

New social distancing guidelines – too early or not soon enough?

Many of us will have breathed a sigh of relief to hear Boris’s news on the opening of pubs & restaurants and more importantly for our industry, the relaxing of the two-metre distancing guidance.

That said, there are conflicting messages coming from the medical and scientific communities. We have already seen second outbreaks in high-density food markets in China and large meat processing plants in Germany. C...

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Posted: 22nd June
By: rlf

How will the Scottish construction industry deal with commercial challenges post-lockdown?

A great article recently published online at Project Scotland by RLF Partner, Chris McLagan which looks at the Scottish construction industry.

Spring is typically the time of year when construction activity begins to pick up pace after the cold winter months. However, due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Scottish construction industry has instead endured an unprecedented drop in construction output, and seen ...

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