In order to get a contractor license, you will need to take the time to find a training program that offers the courses that you need. While a General Contractor will know these sorts of things to keep a rehab moving along quickly, you might not, and getting that first-hand experience of having to re-sheet-rock a wall because you had your dry-waller work before your plumber, can be both frustrating and expensive.
Generic amendments to these insurance provisions are not normally essential, however, discreet changes may be required depending on the nature of a specific project (for example, amending the definition of joint names insurance policy to include the project funders, or to reconcile the standard provisions with a project insurance policy taken out by the Employer).
Typical public liability insurance will provide indemnity in respect of liability at law for damages arising from accidental injury to third parties (not employees) or accidental damage to third-party property arising in connection with the project.
Remember that while you do not have to hire a contractor who is a member of a recognized association, you may have an easier time defending your rights as a consumer if you do. In the end, you want to hire a building contractor with a stable business record, a competitive bid, and an ability to guarantee their work will be completed in a timely and efficient manner.
One of our specialist advisers will be on hand to help you secure a contractor mortgage based solely on your contract rate, save you as much as 64% tax relief using a flexible contractor pension, or ensure that your income and dependants are protected using our suite of specialist contractor protection products.