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Kathleen McAnea: Lead consultants - liable for what?Subscription

21 June, 2018

The limits of a lead consultant’s liability for a project were highlighted in a new Scottish appeal court decision when they were not held to be responsible for whole design of the development.

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Jon Christie: The challenge of health and safety in drillingSubscription

11 June, 2018

It’s surprising that in 2018, when you mention health and safety to some you’ll still be greeted with a roll of the eyes and a mumbled comment about cost, inconvenience and red tape.

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Claire Smith

Editor's comment: The weakest link in the chainSubscription

Carillion’s collapse has dominated the headlines since news of the compulsory liquidation broke in January. While news that the business had gone under cannot be described as surprising after a number of profit warnings last year, the company’s poor business practices were shocking and have increased impact on the industry.

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