Compliance, Compliance, Compliance!
Business Income – helps cover the loss of income when you can’t run your business because of covered property damage. The scale of thefts by Gerety, BuildTrend, Trend and other contractor front entities could be orders of magnitude larger than the crimes for which Cottrell has been charged in Delco. This way, if the work isn’t going according to schedule, the payments to your contractor also are delayed.
A reduction does not apply for other costs such as transport and home office incurred by the contractor. Check with the Better Business Bureau to ensure there have been no complaints against the contractor. The business has Prepaid Contractor and/or Direct Selling license(s) consistent with the Fair Trading Act, as appropriate.
Your shows are educational, entertaining and yes….they are even somewhat depressing (when you see the shoddy work ethics of contractors…and non contractors). Like the design team’s Participants BIM Plans (PBP), contractors should develop their own standard BIM Manual that can be used to inform BXPs they do for individual projects.
Technically, a contractor cannot hire unlicensed independent contractors, he can only hire employees, which he must retain direction, supervision and control over as well as full contractual responsibility of the work. NRS 624.254 Issuance or renewal of license under name likely to result in confusion or mistake prohibited.
Some general protections provided under the Fair Work Act 2009 extend to independent contractors and their principals. These contractors will be doing a majority of the work and can make or break the project. Honestly, most contractors (and I represent many, many of them) get their contracts from the internet.