In this edition:

  1. Noise and smells from mechanical plant - strict liability to neighbours in nuisance?
  2. How final is a JCT 2011 final certificate? Scottish court splits 2-1 on the answer
  3. Contract interpretation: is providing an answer in the abstract more difficult?
  4. Building Safety pledge: new Levelling Up Secretary gives update and issues warning to irresponsible house builders
  5. Dame Judith advises Facilities Managers to get ready for Building Safety Act changes
  6. Latest HSE programme dates for Building Safety Act
  7. No change, after all, for IR35
  8. RICS opens public consultation on cladding advice to valuers
  9. More Construction Playbook materials