Insights: November 2014

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Construction newsletter - November 2014

Gillian Birkby |

Updates for construction professionals.


Are employees and workers entitled to overtime pay when on holiday?

Mike Tremeer |

An important judgment was issued yesterday by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) which could have significant financial consequences for any business that offers paid overtime or makes other regular payments to its workforce. Previously, the practice operated by most employers has been not to include overtime pay, commission, travel allowances and other “non-basic salary” payments […]


Clear contracts are vital for long supplier deals

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It has been said that success in construction is no longer a question of contractor competing against contractor, but supply chain against supply chain. Proactive management of long-term supplier relationships is becoming more important than ever. This trend is being supported by the increased use of agreements to regulate long-term supplier relationships, with strategic partnering […]