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Must there be a principal contractor?

You have a relatively minor construction project in the pipeline and you want to use a selection of small contractors to do the work. However, none are set up to manage the whole project, i.e. be the principal contractor. Does this matter? More...


Q&A - can the client be principal contractor?


Do the CDM Regulations apply to all maintenance work?

When the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM) came into force, lawyers and safety professionals concluded that most building maintenance was covered. Were they right? More...


Can you wear several construction hats?

You’re really struggling to get a contractor to act as a principal contractor on a small project. Plus, your architect isn’t keen on being the principal designer. Can you give up on them and do the job yourself? More...


Extracting safety details from the client

If you’re a construction contractor, in theory your clients should tell you in advance everything you need to know for safety purposes. However, in practice they may need a nudge. Use our document to request this information. More...


Does CDM 2015 apply to the entertainment industry?

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM) apply to all construction work, but does this include the entertainment sector? The HSE has stepped in with some clarification. More...


How to appoint a principal designer

Your company is planning an extension for which you have obtained outline planning permission. One of your jobs is to appoint a principal designer (PD) but your architect doesn’t want the role. What do you do? More...


CDM 2015 fully in force


Q&A - who should notify the HSE?


A brief guide to the principal designer role

The role of principal designer was introduced by the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. What does it involve and when must the appointment be made? More...
Last updated: 14.12.2018

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