Our UK construction team prepares a monthly summary of new and proposed legislation for Construction Law which is published as the "New and proposed legislation: State of Play table".

A list of the legislation and consultations on which we have commented are set out below - with links to pdf versions of the recent editions of the table as published by Construction Law.

Table 240, June 2019

  • Brexit: extension of Article 50 notice period
  • Grenfell Tower inquiry: update on Phase 1 progress and preparation for Phase 2
  • Building regulations: guidance following ban on combustible materials in external walls
  • House building – developers' obligations: protecting local wildlife and the Environment Bill
  • Environment: invasive species inquiry
  • Industrial strategy: new interactive map
  • Payment legislation: update
  • Sentencing: impact assessment of new sentencing guideline
  • Procurement: effect on procurement regulations post Brexit

Table 239, May 2019

  • Payment: government response to BEIS report "Small businesses and productivity"
  • Tax: Structures and Buildings Allowance
  • Infrastructure – tax: support for private investment
  • Infrastructure: Transport Infrastructure Efficiency Strategy's first annual report
  • Infrastructure: scoping phase underway in study into resilience of the UK's infrastructure
  • Regulatory: new buildings – nearly zero carbon requirement
  • Modern slavery: guidance on who needs to publish a modern slavery statement
  • Procurement: social value in procurement – consultation
  • Procurement: effect on procurement regulations post Brexit

Table 238, April 2019

  • Regulatory, quality control: CIOB consults on draft Code of Quality Management
  • Supply chain: government Supplier Code of Conduct v2
  • Infrastructure: National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline 2018
  • Infrastructure: NIC's Annual Monitoring Report 2019
  • Procurement: new procurement policy against corruption
  • Brexit: new guidance
  • Standards: new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards for BIM
  • Construction payments: the Public Sector Supply Chains (Project Bank Accounts) Bill
  • Procurement: Scottish PBA revised thresholds
  • Procurement: government's Outsourcing Playbook

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