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How to Constructively Approach a Reputational Crisis in PR

Sophia Halkidou

In this post, Sophia Halkidou shares how to discern when a problem is a reputational crisis, and advises on how to remedy it from a PR perspective

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Contractual construction: the Tension

Practical Law Construction

When the courts are faced with questions of contractual construction there remains a tension in the approach they should take. In order to understand what the Tension is, readers must understand the history of the series of judgments on contractual construction.

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Procuring tech for construction

Practical Law Construction

There is no doubt that technology has been and will continue to transform construction. But cutting edge technology is procured on different terms from those typically used in the construction industry. These requirements would not be found in a standard construction contract.

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5 tips for giving constructive feedback to staff

Agility PR Solutions

As a manager, one of the hardest tasks is giving constructive criticism to your staff. It would be best if you learned how to give constructive criticism, and […]. The post 5 tips for giving constructive feedback to staff appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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Spreading the Good News: Four Best Practices for Construction Projects

The I-5 High Occupancy Vehicle Improvement Project upgraded a 3-mile segment of the I-5 traversing Santa Ana and Orange, CA. Hill developed a public awareness and community outreach plan in collaboration with key stakeholders, organizations, communities,

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Public Relations For Construction Management Companies

The Hoyt Organization

The construction industry can be highly competitive. For most newly established construction management companies, it can be tough to stand out from the competition. Why Does Your Construction Management […].

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Episode 16 of The Construction Briefing

Practical Law Construction

In Episode 16 of The Construction Briefing , Michelle Rousell and Yassir Mahmood from Practical Law Construction consider three judgments dealing with termination: Manor Co-Living Ltd v RY Construction Ltd [2022] EWHC 2715 (TCC).

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Episode 18 of The Construction Briefing out now

Practical Law Construction

Are you a construction practitioner wondering what might happen in 2023? Instead, listen to episode 18 of The Construction Briefing , in which Michelle Rousell and Yassir Mahmood of Practical Law Construction discuss what they think the big issues for 2023 are.

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Digital Marketing Tips To Grow Your Construction Company

Axia PR

Are you happy with the leads your construction company is generating? Just like investing in construction revenue protection to ensure your company stays protected and profitable, it is also crucial that you invest money in digital marketing if you want to remain competitive and relevant.

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Episode 14 of The Construction Briefing podcast

Practical Law Construction

It’s that time of the month again and we have published episode 14 of our podcast, The Construction Briefing , featuring Michelle Rousell and Yassir Mahmood from the Practical Law Construction editorial team.

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How construction industry marketing will evolve after coronavirus – and what you can do to prepare

Axia PR

The rapidly spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused major disruption for a vast number of industries worldwide, including the construction industry. construction

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Top 05 Reasons Why Construction Businesses Should Hire A PR Agency

Mediagraphix PR

Now that economy has rebounded, many people are considering undertaking building and construction projects. This is an excellent opportunity for construction businesses; however, getting contracts has become much more difficult for construction companies due to rising competition.

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The updated Construction Playbook: what’s new?

Practical Law Construction

Less than two years ago, the government published the Construction Playbook , a comprehensive and quite visionary plan for changing the delivery of construction projects in order to “get it right from the start” If you haven’t looked at it so far, it is worth reading.

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Episode 13 of The Construction Briefing podcast

Practical Law Construction

It’s that time of the month again and we have published episode 13 of our podcast, The Construction Briefing , featuring Michelle Rousell and Yassir Mahmood from the Practical Law Construction editorial team.

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Eight Ways a Construction Company Can Manage Damage to its Reputation

Axia PR

Construction companies are only as good as their last mistake. Just like getting contractor insurance to safeguard your construction business, you also need to protect your company’s reputation at all times if you want to stay competitive. crisis communications construction

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Episode 17 of The Construction Briefing out now

Practical Law Construction

In episode 17 , Michelle Rousell and Yassir Mahmood from Practical Law Construction consider a number of topics: The interaction between adjudication enforcement and section 9 of the Arbitration Act 1996 in Northumbrian Water Ltd v Doosan Enpure Ltd and another [2022] EWHC 2881 (TCC).

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Episode 11 of The Construction Briefing podcast

Practical Law Construction

We have published the latest episode of our podcast, The Construction Briefing , featuring the Practical Law Construction editorial team. Discuss the judgment in Rugby Football Union v Clark Smith Partnership Ltd , where the court interpreted a construction all risks insurance policy.

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Episode 12 of The Construction Briefing podcast

Practical Law Construction

The Construction Briefing is an alternative way of learning about key developments in construction law, with the Practical Law Construction editorial team discussing some of the wider issues those developments raise.

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Tort claims for economic loss on construction projects – Avantage v WSP

Practical Law Construction

Construction claims usually arise out of a breach of contract , because it is easier to establish liability than under a tortious claim. If communications are passed through other parties on a construction project, that makes a finding that there is a duty of care less likely.

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When is a collateral warranty a “construction contract”?

Practical Law Construction

Or should that be, when is a collateral warranty not a construction contract? Toppan Holdings Ltd and Abbey Healthcare Ltd v Simply Construct (UK) LLP. Can a collateral warranty be a construction contract?

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Constructing the Gold Standard – public sector frameworks

Practical Law Construction

December 2021 saw the publication of the independent review of public sector construction frameworks, commissioned by the Cabinet Office, and led by Professor David Mosey PhD. The Gold Standard will need to be met by all future public sector construction frameworks.

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How will construction products feature in future disputes about unsafe buildings?

Practical Law Construction

This post concentrates on construction products, in particular, new rights to pursue manufacturers and suppliers in civil actions. Regulations controlling some construction products already exist, and a very helpful summary of these can be found here.

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Construction contracts and disputes survey reveals “traditional” industry

Practical Law Construction

Have you had chance to read RIBA’s Construction Contracts and Law Report 2022 , which was published at the end of July? RIBA Construction Contracts and Law Report 2022.

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Latest episode of The Construction Briefing now available

Practical Law Construction

The Construction Briefing is an alternative way of learning about key developments in construction law, with the Practical Law Construction editorial team discussing some of the wider issues those developments raise.

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Dangers of construction insolvency

Practical Law Construction

For many years, the construction industry has suffered more than most with insolvencies. In 2018, it was the hardest hit economic sector, with construction insolvencies representing 17% (3,001 from a total of 17,454). This trend continued into 2019, with provisional figures indicating construction insolvencies accounted for 18.6% (3,198 from a total of 17,197).

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Ireland’s Construction Contracts Act 2013 before the courts

Practical Law Construction

Some of us are old enough (just) to remember life before statutory adjudication was a thing, before the Construction Act 1996 was enacted and came into force. Jonathan and I have been writing about Ireland’s Construction Contracts Act 2013 since long before it came into force in 2016.

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Calculating the final date for payment under a construction contract

Practical Law Construction

Rochford Construction Ltd v Kilhan Construction Ltd. I’ve always thought section 110(1) was one of the more straightforward of all the provisions in the Construction Act 1996 (and it is one that wasn’t amended in 2011).

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Cranes on the horizon: construction arbitration abroad

Practical Law Construction

It is common in many construction contracts for dispute boards to be used as part of a tiered dispute resolution mechanism. How it chooses to deal with construction projects and disputes will doubtless have an impact on the entire country.

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Six Ways You Can Make Criticism Constructive When It Comes to Communications

Barokas

Giving and receiving constructive criticism isn’t easy, but it is vital. All criticism should be taken as constructive and of intrinsic value, intended to amplify client successes – not roadblock it. . The post Six Ways You Can Make Criticism Constructive When It Comes to Communications appeared first on Barokas Communications. No BS Blog Constructive Criticism Client/Agency Relationships Feedback Professional Growth

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A final account problem – JSM Construction v Western Power

Practical Law Construction

Can a final account procedure be implied under section 110(3) of the Construction Act 1996? This was one of the questions the TCC faced in the recent case of JSM Construction v Western Power.

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Out now – episode 9 of The Construction Briefing podcast

Practical Law Construction

Episode 9 of The Construction Briefing is now available. This episode covers the latest building safety developments , including removal of the role of Building Safety Manager, a further update to Form EWS1 and agreements reached on who will pay for remediation works.

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Retail Design Collaborative

The Hoyt Organization

All Work Design & Construction architecture public relations brand awareness design nonprofit Public Relations

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Recent COVID-19 related force majeure decisions: what do they mean for construction contracts?

Practical Law Construction

Indeed, it is uncommon to see terms such as “pandemic” or “infectious viral disease” referred to in a construction contract’s force majeure clause (whether this changes will be the subject of much debate among drafters going forward).

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EV charging infrastructure – construction, projects, planning and tax issues

Practical Law Construction

In the third and final blog in our series looking at common queries on the roll out of EV infrastructure (see our previous blogs on progress and challenges and landlord and tenant issues ) we focus on construction, planning and tax aspects.

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Abbey Healthcare v Simply Construct – opening the floodgates or the death of collateral warranties

Practical Law Construction

Rights and wrongs aside, for almost a decade since the Parkwood decision , it has been clear that in certain circumstances a collateral warranty may be deemed by a court to be a “ construction contract ” for the purposes of the Construction Act 1996.

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Copyright in construction: some common queries

Practical Law Construction

Questions about intellectual property rights routinely arise during construction contract negotiations and serve as a refreshing reminder that COVID-19 issues are not the sole focus of negotiations at the moment. Why are copyright works critical to a construction project?

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Cranes on the horizon: construction disputes in Russia

Practical Law Construction

This post is part of a series covering issues that frequently arise in construction law disputes, each with a specific regional focus. The Russian construction sector has experienced significant activity in recent years.

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The Construction Briefing ep.8: building safety, party walls and access to a neighbour’s land

Practical Law Construction

Episode 8 of The Construction Briefing is now available.

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Supply shortages and the impact on construction projects

Practical Law Construction

As has been well-known in the industry for some time and is also now being picked up by the mainstream media, UK construction is currently under considerable pressure due to global shortages of key materials.

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Transport for Greater Manchester v Kier Construction: Notice the little things

Practical Law Construction

For those of you like me, the recent case of Transport for Greater Manchester v Kier Construction Ltd shows that we are right to worry about these things. Preparing and sending contractual notices always makes me nervous.