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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast offers a practical discussion on the most recent changes to cost-budgeting and provides a commercial viewpoint on how practitioners can address the challenges in cost budgeting and create client-winning solutions.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Have considered typical client perceptions to cost budgeting;
  • Have considered the key benefits of flexible retainers;
  • Understand the various options in relation to flexible retainers.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Elvanite Full Circle v AMEC [2013] EWHC 1643 (TCC);
  • Gloucestershire County Council v Evans & Others [2008] EWCA Civ 21;
  • Troy Foods v Manton [2013] EWCA Civ 615.
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In this CPDcast Tom Blackburn from Compass Law gives a client –winning guide to cost budgeting and discusses some of the most pressing challenges in cost budgeting today.

Date Recorded: 7th July 2014

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