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26 Oct 16
Are you ready to play fair? New unfair contract terms regime starts very soon

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WHO SHOULD READ THIS

  • Industry participants in the construction and procurement sector that contract with small businesses.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • The new regime takes effect on and from 12 November 2016.  Industry participants in the construction and procurement sector should be familiar with the regime and its potential impact on their business and day-to-day contracting.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

  • Industry participants will need to ensure that they understand the operation of the regime and its potential impact on their business and contracting.
  • The new unfair contract terms regime takes effect on and from 12 November 2016.
  • Industry participants in the construction and procurement sector should be prepared by now for the changes and must be ready to comply with the new regime once it starts.
  • For more information on the regime please refer to our earlier publication available here.
     

Focus covers legal and technical issues in a general way.  It is not designed to express opinions on specific cases.  Focus is intended for information purposes only and should not be regarded as legal advice.  Further advice should be obtained before taking action on any issue dealt with in this publication.

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