Coronavirus - Contractors can keep sites open until 9pm and it could be later

Last night the government announced that construction sites can stay open until 9pm in residential areas and possibly later in places like the City of London. While this is of course good news as it will allow for greater social distancing on construction sites it also shows how much COVID-19 and social distancing is causing disruption and increased costs on construction sites.

Please read Richard Bailey's full article here: 

http://insights.gdlaw.co.uk/post/102g7ag/contractors-can-keep-sites-open-until-9pm-and-it-could-be-later

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