An Introduction to FIDIC Contracts

An Introduction to FIDIC Contracts

The following is a contribution from our Guest Blogger this month; Nick Longley from HFW. FIDIC Contracts are commonly used for construction and infrastructure projects across the globe

Realistic Retirement Planning

Realistic Retirement Planning

Scottish Widows, one of the largest pension providers in the UK, has recently published its annual Pension Savings report, which is based on a YouGov survey of some 5,200 UK adults

Is Your Business Seeing the Complete Picture?

Is Your Business Seeing the Complete Picture?

In my last article I told you about Competitive Intelligence (CI) and how companies should use it to better understand the competitive landscape that exists outside of their business. Understanding yo

What is Competitive Intelligence? Part One

What is Competitive Intelligence? Part One

What is Competitive Intelligence? Part OneIn its simplest format, Competitive Intelligence is a process that will make your business more successful than your business rivals. If you think of your bus

What to Know About Insurance in Hong Kong?

What to Know About Insurance in Hong Kong?

Cooper, Claridge-Ware is a company Guest Blogging on the Maxim website & are a leading International Insurance Brokerage, based in Hong Kong.Hong Kong, Asia’s World City, it’s a perfec

Part-time Study and Professional Development in Hong Kong

Part-time Study and Professional Development in Hong Kong

There is an irony to study in Hong Kong. Despite it being one of the busiest places on Earth, this is the place where you are most likely to start and finish a part time course even though you are wor

Financially speaking, are Brits making the most of the opportunities available to them whilst in Asia?

Financially speaking, are Brits making the most of the opportunities available to them whilst in Asia?

Recently implemented legislation has produced some potentially valuable benefits for Britsh expatriates working in Asia who have built up savings and investments that they will rely on in the fut

Hong Kong’s Construction Industry Vision 2020: A Roadmap for the Hong Kong Construction Industry

Hong Kong’s Construction Industry Vision 2020: A Roadmap for the Hong Kong Construction Industry

In the following, Derek Smyth, Chairman of the Construction Industry Group of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and formerly Executive Director of Gammon Construction,  gives us a bri

The History of Hong Kong Construction (Part 2)

The History of Hong Kong Construction (Part 2)

The History of Hong Kong Construction (Part 2)The history of the construction industry in Hong Kong can best be seen in the broader context of the wider world in terms of successive economic booms (an

Studying for a Construction Qualification in Hong Kong

Studying for a Construction Qualification in Hong Kong

Studying for a Construction Qualification in Hong KongAfter 10 years’ working as a Quantity Surveyor, I fancied a career break to study a MSc in Construction and Project Management – fun (

DELAY ANALYSTS: IN A DIFFERENT WORLD? (Forensic Planners)

DELAY ANALYSTS: IN A DIFFERENT WORLD? (Forensic Planners)

Imagine a parallel universe; far, far away.We are working in the construction industry.  In our strange, Utopian new world, each Contractor studies it obligations carefully and meticulously progr

The History of Hong Kong Construction (Part 1)

The History of Hong Kong Construction (Part 1)

If you thought history, or heaven forbid the history behind the construction industry in Hong Kong was boring and irrelevant – or has little or no relationship to your everyday working life &nda