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Taylor Consulting - Who are they?

KJ Taylor Consulting is led by Kelly Taylor, a qualified Quantity Surveyor, Commercial Consultant and training Adjudicator.

Having held appointments within the construction industry as Managing Director, Financial Director and Commercial Manager for the last 17 years, Kelly carries a vast experience with projects of varying sizes in most sectors including Petrol Chemical, Nuclear, Rail, Airports and Utilities. 297 more words

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NEC3 - ECC - To be kept out of the dark

What is it about contracts that make people want to hide them in the draw (without having actually read the document) in the hope that they will never have to read or refer to them again? 116 more words

The Impact Of BIM On The Distribution Of Cost & Return On Investment In UK Construction Projects by L. Cusack

Abstract. It has been widely documented that when Building Information Modelling (BIM) is used, there is a shift in effort to the design phase. Little investigation into the impact of this shift in effort has been done and how it impacts on costs.

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Construction

CSA's - They're a waste of time!

The government, and most of the private sector too, is very committed to reducing costs in the construction process. The thing is most of the effort, quite rightly, focuses on site performance and delivery. 458 more words

The Additional Rate of Stamp Duty and it's Effect on the Housing Market

With effect from 1st April this year, the additional rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) came into force for purchases of residential property.  So the existing residential SDLT rate of 2% for the £125k – £250k band will be 5% for the purchase of an additional residential property and so on for the other existing rates. 461 more words

Construction

Survey setting out

Setting out involves working out the location and extent of the building on site. Each site is different, so start by establishing the particular conditions. Use information from territorial authorities’ records combined with an on-site inspection. 88 more words

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