ECA Highveld Charity Golf Day 2014

  The ECA(SA) Highveld Region and Vector magazine invite you to play, have fun and do business at the ECA Highveld Charity Golf Day 2014 for ECA members and suppliers of products and services to the electrical contracting and electrical installations sector. The proceeds of the golf day are to be donated to charity. The […]

“Basis of contract” clause – the danger is in the detail

  The United Kingdom (UK) Court of Appeal recently upheld a decision which confirmed that the “basis of contract” clause in a proposal form for insurance cover constitutes a warranty, even where the insurance policy makes no reference to the form. The Technology and Construction Court’s decision in Genesis Housing Association versus Liberty Syndicate Management […]

Consulting engineering – no sword makers, only tin smiths

  I have developed a number of relationships with professionals and semi-professionals. There is my doctor, dentist. I have a plumber, an electrician, a garden service provider and so on. I chose none of them on the basis of the lowest price. If I were to quibble with them about price, the doctor would cut […]