UK landfill tax: Its effects on civil engineering. Briefing

Craighill, A and Powell, JC (1998) UK landfill tax: Its effects on civil engineering. Briefing. Proceedings of the ICE - Civil Engineering, 126 (4). pp. 187-189. ISSN 0965-089X

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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...

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE)
Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Resources, Sustainability and Governance (former - to 2018)
Depositing User: Rosie Cullington
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2011 08:58
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2022 02:00
DOI: 10.1680/icien.1998.30829

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