An Overview of Sub-Contracts (Part 2) Defaults by Subcontractors
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The aim of this course is to provide an overview of subcontracting in construction. Main contractors are to an ever-increasing extent reducing their dependence on directly employed labour and subcontracting more of the works that they win.
After studying this course, you should be able to:-
1. Explain the reduction on dependence on directly employed labour by main contractors.
2. Outline typical examples of the defaults of sub-contractors, the liability of the sub-contractor to the main contractor, the liability of the sub-contractor to the employer and the position of the main contractor