UK landfill tax: Its effects on civil engineering. Briefing

A Craighill, JC Powell

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BRIEFING appreciation of the principles involved and a genuine desire to make it work, there is never a guarantee that similar virtues can be attributed to the hands-on participants. There are partnering arrangements under which sub-contractors or suppliers believe that the declared aim of avoiding disputes means that there will be ready acceptance of almost any demand they may make. If an open book approach to claims under the main contract is being followed, with consequences perhaps approaching those of a cost-plus contract, the inducement for the main contractor to exercise tight cost control over its suppliers and sub-contractors is lost...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-189
Number of pages3
JournalProceedings of the ICE - Civil Engineering
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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