Should I Consider In-House Training?

We all know that ongoing development and training are important for the continued success and growth of business. Professional institutions…


Claims Class

How to Manage and Minimise the Submission of Spurious Claims

The Claims Class blog has attracted loyal readers over the years. We get lots of comments as well as questions on issues that our readers…


Top 10 Tips for Effective Letter Writing

One of the things I notice when I review the records to prepare a claim, review claims on behalf of the respondent, or review particulars…


responses and determinations

The Engineer’s Responses and Determinations: What Should be Included?

Earlier this year I presented a CPD talk to RICS members in Dubai on the topic of Engineer’s Responses and Determinations. I usually like…


Construction contract

How to Ensure you Avoid Costly and Time-Consuming Disputes on your Projects

We all want to avoid disputes on our construction projects. But it seems we fail to learn from lessons of the past. ARCADIS have just…


Q&A: Delay Analysis

In partnership with the CIOB, Claims Class is running a series of monthly webinars on construction claims. The webinars cover some of the…


Q&A: Types of Construction Claims

In partnership with the CIOB, Claims Class is running a series of monthly webinars on construction claims. The webinars are a condensed…


Q&A: Contract Administration for Claims

In partnership with the CIOB, Claims Class is running a series of monthly webinars on construction claims. The webinars are based on our…


How to Ensure a DAB is Formed Correctly

A blog subscriber recently asked for some advice on the setting up and organisation of a Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB). They…


Notices: Should a Contractor submit if he is not sure whether he intends to make a claim?

A Claims Class blog follower recently asked for advice on the correct interpretation of FIDIC Sub-Clause 20.1 (Contractor’s Claims).  What…