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An Overview of Sub-Contracts (Part 4) Subcontractors and Collateral Warranties

An Overview of Sub-Contracts (Part 4) Subcontractors and Collateral Warranties

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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. Identify the nature and purpose of collateral warranties
2. Explain why warranties are sought
3. Detail the typical provisions conferred under collateral warranties