Construction future developments tracker—2017 [Archived]
Construction future developments tracker—2017 [Archived]

The following Construction guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Construction future developments tracker—2017 [Archived]
  • Legislation
  • Contracts/standards
  • Dispute resolution
  • Appeal cases
  • Infrastructure and energy projects
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.

The Construction future developments tracker tracks key upcoming developments of interest to construction lawyers. Once a development occurs, it is moved into the archive for the relevant year. This is the archive for events that occurred in 2017.

For case law, see the: Construction case tracker—2017 [Archived].

Legislation

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Tax: Outcome of consultation on supply chain fraud 22 November 2017 HMRC ran a consultation from 20 March to 9 June 2017 on options to combat supply-chain fraud in supplies of labour within the construction sector. In the Autumn Budget 2017 (see below), the government announced the introduction of a VAT domestic reverse charge to prevent VAT losses. See News Analysis: Fraud on provision of labour in construction sector—consultation on VAT and other policy options.
Payment reporting: First deadline to report on payment practices 4 November 2017 (for organisations with a first reporting period beginning on 6 April) The Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations 2017, SI