Inspiration and advice for your building project
A building contract is the best way to make sure you really get the home you want
Legal expert Giles Dixon takes a detailed look at building contracts - including costs, type, disputes and termination.
H&R Talks to contracts and dispute-resolution expert Jane Hughes of Collyer Bristow Solicitors about how the JCT contract works in practice and what to do if things go wrong.
Can a contract help ensure your building project is completed on time and on budget? Jason Orme investigates and asks whether a formal contract can help avoid disputes too.
Who does what, and when? It might seem obvious, but when you’re running a building project, you’ll need to know exactly what to expect of each of the trades you employ — and how much you should be paying. David Snell looks at the role of the...
Changing a socket and adding a new one to a circuit are two of the few electrical tasks a DIYer can legally do, so take a look at its key components with this detailed diagram.