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Parking The Bus: New RICS Guidance Notes & Adopting Them To Minimise Risk

Parking The Bus: New RICS Guidance Notes & Adopting Them To Minimise Risk

It is no secret that professional valuation opinion frequently differs, the so-called ‘margin of error’. Just because another surveyor reaches an alte ...

DACB’s 2020 Construction look ahead

DACB’s 2020 Construction look ahead

National Infrastructure Strategy bill 1. In the Queen’s speeches in October and December 2019, government aims for domestic reform were laid out, to “ ...

Regulatory Predictions for 2020

Regulatory Predictions for 2020

In 2019 we saw increasingly large fines handed out by the Courts as the Sentencing guideline beds in.  We have reviewed some of those cases in this ar ...

Stress: What is Around the Corner?

Stress: What is Around the Corner?

Workplace stress is a hot topic, with last year’s injury and illness statistics revealing that stress has now become the most common reason for time o ...

Fatal Incidents involving cattle and the public

Fatal Incidents involving cattle and the public

Every year a number of fatalities occur on agricultural sites involving cattle. This article summarises the preventative guidance those in the agricul ...

The Guideline Lottery

The Guideline Lottery

In this article we summarise the recent developments to the Sentencing Guidelines, focusing primarily on CQC prosecutions, street works prosecutions a ...

Health and Safety Prosecutions in 2019

Health and Safety Prosecutions in 2019

Looking back over the last year a number of Court cases involving serious health and safety breaches which were amongst the most notable and high prof ...

Implications for Water Companies arising from the Environment Agency’s River Basin Planning Consultation

Implications for Water Companies arising from the Environment Agency’s River Basin Planning Consultation

In this article we take a closer look at the current Environment Agency (“EA”) consultation covering River Basin Planning and consider issues for orga ...

The Regulation of Drones: A Health and Safety Perspective

The Regulation of Drones: A Health and Safety Perspective

Following the coming into force of the Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018 on 30 November 2019, the government’s position on drone misuse and the re ...

Construction Update

Construction Update

In this article we consider issues specifically relating to the Construction sector, including the HSE's statistics which show that this sector remain ...