Be in breach of the agreement / delaying the works:

  1. Failure or delay in giving possession of the site;
  2. Failure or delay in issuing construction information;
  3. Failure or delay in appointing/ approving subcontractors;
  4. Failure or delay in appointing (another) principal agent / other agents;
  5. Failure or delay to supply free issue or other materials and goods.

Note that the employer is responsible for the actions of appointed agents;

Note that the employer is responsible where direct contractors, or nominated subcontractors cause a delay to the works;

The contractor may be entitled to a revision of the date for practical completion and/or and adjustment of the contract value – and possibly damages