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Financial protection in the UK building industry: bonds, retentions and guarantees

Hughes, W., Hillebrandt, P.M. and Murdoch, J. (1998) Financial protection in the UK building industry: bonds, retentions and guarantees. Taylor & Francis, London, pp208. ISBN 9780419242901

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Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry provides comprehensive treatment of a complex aspect of construction management which is increasingly important in modern construction contracts. The term 'Financial Protection' refers to refers to the various mechanisms by which funds are made available to ensure the due performance of a partys contractual obligations. This book is based on material written for a research project funded by the Reading Construction Forum. Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry looks at the legal and economic background to the problem of providing financial protection to clients to guard against poor performance and or the insolvency of contractors, consultants and sub-contractors. The inclusion of practical guidance notes and summaries makes this a valuable guide for the construction professional as well as for the researcher. * provides in-depth analysis of financial protection measures * explores the ways in which financial protection can increase efficiency in the industry * financial protection in construction is beset with problems - this book points toward practical solutions

Item Type:Book
Refereed:No
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Construction Management and Engineering > Business Innovation in Construction
ID Code:4288
Uncontrolled Keywords:financial protection, bonds, guarantees, construction industry, building industry, contracts
Publisher:Taylor & Francis

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