Webinar - Getting Paid in the Construction Industry - Cash is King

WEBINAR
A webinar with the Scaffolding Association for scaffolding companies

The Scaffolding Association has partnered with Holmes & Hills' specialist team of construction solicitors to plan and deliver a free webinar for scaffolding companies - members and non-member companies of the Association.

Attendees will leave the webinar understanding how to get paid in the construction industry under scaffolding contracts, ensuring you and your team can manage scaffolding contracts profitably and with a focus on getting paid and keeping cash flowing into your scaffolding business.

This webinar is taking place online on Wednesday 15th June at 1pm. This webinar is free to attend.

If your scaffolding company has ever not been paid an interim or final account, received threats of non-payment, or received payment that is less than was agreed for a scaffolding contract, this webinar is for you.

What the webinar will cover:

Speakers, Sam Bawden, Lawrence Pearce and Chrissie Parkes, Construction Law specialists, will talk in detail about:

  • The unique payment mechanism that applies to scaffolding contracts
  • Common mistakes and misconceptions about the different types of payment notices and their use/effect
  • Onerous payment clauses that scaffolding companies will want to avoid (prepare to be surprised by our least favourite extra hire and termination clauses, amongst others)
  • When scaffolders can suspend works to leverage payment
  • Other tactics for securing payment – what you can and can’t do
  • What happens when it ‘goes legal’ (a discussion of the different legal options available and the commercial advantages and disadvantages of each one)

Put your questions to the speakers:

As part of the webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of the specialist speakers. If you have questions about getting paid, or are facing a current issue, raise a question at the end of the webinar. If you are facing an immediate payment issue, we would recommend you do not wait for the webinar and contact our specialist Construction Department on 01206 593933 or email scaffolding@holmes-hills.co.uk.

Who is this webinar for?

This webinar is open to representatives of member companies of the Scaffolding Association as well as non-member companies. The webinar is appropriate for:

  • Directors
  • Commercial Managers/Directors
  • Contract Managers/Directors
  • Any other person responsible for managing scaffolding contracts, issuing payment notices and invoices, as well as those with in-house responsibility for chasing payments.

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About the speakers

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is the national legal partner of the Scaffolding Association. Holmes & Hills Construction Department advise and represent scaffolding companies across England and Wales in dealing with a wide range of legal issues, including securing payment, breach of contract, contract drafting and review, training on the legal aspects of contract management, matters concerning terminating a contract and issues concerning extra-hire, to name but a few.

Have a question about this webinar?

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