Surviving and avoiding Supply Chain Failure

19th August 2012

On 8 November 2011 the Insolvency Service announced that the number of construction companies entering administration was 38% higher than it was in the same period in 2010, with approaching 1,000 construction firms having gone out of business in the previous three months.

Company Voluntary Arrangements increased by 50% compared to the same period in 2010. It is against this background that Kennedys has put together a team of it's specialist Partners and Senior Lawyers to present this important seminar, relevant to all decision makers in businesses involved in, or associated with, the construction industry, be they contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers or consultants. We will be providing practical legal advice on key things you need to know and do to protect your business in these troubled times. Topics to be covered will include: Implications of who are you contracting with and related issues Cash! Allocating the risk Maximising your bargaining position Anticipating an insolvency and things to watch for Employment issues We invite you to register early as numbers will necessarily be limited.

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