What to Watch for? A Builder’s Guide to Using Contracts and Avoiding the Pitfalls by Mr. Justin Cotton (Australian Readership)
In tougher economic times it makes sense to do the simple things well with paperwork, as the simple things can make all the difference between getting paid and going without. Justin Cotton, partner in construction and practitioner advocacy, has an informative article on how to manage such things as variations and extension of time claims in the standard HIA domestic building contract, how to complete the contract at the outset in regard to progress payments and provisional sums, and the common traps to be wary of in contracts. Click here to access Justin’s article.