There is a special process through which subcontractors and suppliers in the building and construction industry can claim debts owed to them. This process was created by the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009.
More information is available on the Consumer and Business Services website, including a series of short videos dealing with Security of Payment.
These videos explain the security of payment law and how it can be used:
- An introduction to the laws (1:32)
- Contractors and subcontractors (2:05)
- Suppliers (1:51)
- Adjudication (4:00)
- Summary (1:43)
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