Desktop study: Increasing claims in the recession
Ciaran Bradley BSc. BArch. ARB, RIAS., assisted in the investigative report to establish the impact of the recession on the nature of claims and variations in the construction industry. Findings were conclusive. The recession increases the propensity for unsolicited claims for extra payments by contractors where ambiguity exists in the provision of contract documents.
This knowledge has allowed AXN Architecture to develop measures to reduce budget increase on site.