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The Construction Act – What Is It? What Do You Need to Know in 2024?

By:   Overford Marketing

Those of us in the world of contracts and the commercial side of construction can’t get enough of it. But to a lot of people, it’s something other people talk about and not something that affects our daily lives. So, what is the Construction Act? And why should we care? First, we need to address […]

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Cycling: The Overford Peak District Challenge

By:   Overford Marketing

Join us with a host of construction & legal professionals on Friday 21st June for a day of law and construction cycling, networking and socialising, all for the brilliant cause of Weston Park Cancer charity. We’ll be setting off from Forge Dam in Sheffield and taking a circular route through the Yorkshire and Derbyshire hills […]

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7 Reasons You Should Check Your Contract Regularly and Carefully

By:   Overford Marketing

So you’ve signed up to a contract. You’ve agreed on any changes and ensured the balance of risk is even and, as far as possible, minimises unnecessary risk. That’s all sorted, so you can pop it in a drawer, get the construction underway, and not worry about that tedious piece of paper again, right? Wrong. […]

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Managing Disputes Effectively

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This month’s article has a rather broad title! ‘Managing disputes’ can cover a multitude of sins, but we’ll stick to construction and see how we get on. What is a Dispute? So you have a construction project which you think might not be going as smoothly as planned. Nine times out of ten you’ll be […]

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The Overford Podcast – Avoiding Disputes

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Jason and Guy join Carly Thorpe to discuss how to avoid disputes in construction. Discussing their tips on how to avoid a dispute and get the best possible outcome. This episode includes: If you have any questions or would like help in avoiding disputes or managing your dispute please get in touch with the team today – […]

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Different Construction Dispute Resolution Forums – The Overford Podcast

By:   Overford Marketing

Jason and Guy join Carly Thorpe, Partner at Walker Morris once again. The team take a look at some of the different forums for dispute resolution – how they work and what the advantages and disadvantages of each are. Listen to the team discussing the various methods and find out how they might affect the […]

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Smash & Grab Adjudications – The Overford Podcast

By:   Overford Marketing

Guy and Jason join Carly Thorpe, Partner at law firm, Walker Morris. Together they take a look at ‘Smash and Grab’ (also known as true value or technical) adjudications.  What is a smash-and-grab adjudication? Why do they arise? What does the construction act say? What do contracts say and is it possible to improve the […]

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Tackling Construction’s Challenges with the Warrington Wolves

By:   Overford Marketing

We’re very excited to have teamed up with the Warrington Wolves as gameday sponsors for the remainder of the season. The professional rugby league club based in Warrington, competes in the Super League. A bit more on the club: Founded as Warrington Zingari Football Club in 1876, they are one of the original twenty-two clubs […]

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Records in Construction Projects – Podcast

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In the latest podcast, Guy and Jason have a chat about keeping records in construction projects. The foundation for any claim or dispute, records are key to success in construction. But why are records so important? What type of records should we be keeping? And how many records to keep? The late Max Abrahamason, a […]

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Experts in Construction: The Overford Podcast

By:   Overford Marketing

If podcasts are your thing, good news! We’ve started the Overford podcast so you can download and listen to Guy, Jason and various guests, discussing the latest topics and everything you need to know about subjects relating to construction, experts, law, dispute resolution, claims and many other topics. We’re planning to release these as a […]