Professionalisation – the need for progressive thinking

by Helmut Modlik, CEO of Connexis Professionalisation of trades is a global trend driven among other things by the need to attract and retain scarce talent, and increasing demands from customers for quality, safety and value for money. It is certain to be front of mind for many Civil contractors and their staff through the…

Voidable Preferences – a contractor’s view

A precis presentation from a contractor’s view made by Don Tilbrook to a voidable preferences seminar late last year. When I first heard that the Contractors’ Federation (now Civil Contractors NZ) was supporting an action in the Supreme Court regarding voidable preferences, my first thought was some scepticism. Why was this a special case?  …

2015 retrospective: three Ls

Originally posted on SITE VISIT:
In our first blog of the new year, we ease into 2016 with a link to our 2015 ‘retrospective’ – Kensington Swan’s legal perspective on the construction industry in 2015, written by Arie Moore and Sam McCutcheon and published in NZ Contractor magazine. As tweeted by NZ Contractor, Arie and…