subcontractor civil engineering

Subcontractors in the construction industry: reasons for using them, problems, challenges, what to look out for and how to find the right one

Im Baugewerbe spielen Subunternehmer eine wesentliche Rolle. Sie bringen spezialisierte Fähigkeiten und Kenntnisse mit, die für den erfolgreichen Abschluss von Bauprojekten entscheidend sind. Der Einsatz von Subunternehmern kann jedoch auch eine Reihe von Herausforderungen und Problemen mit sich bringen. Eine erfolgreiche Zusammenarbeit mit Nachunternehmen erfordert klare Kommunikation, detaillierte Verträge, regelmäßige Qualitätskontrollen und den Aufbau langfristiger […]
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Subcontractor orders

Awarding contracts to subcontractors: how to save time and resources

Do you have staff shortages and need a quick and efficient solution to save time and resources and realise your project on time? Companies in Bavaria and throughout Germany are actively looking for reliable subcontractors for their orders. 1. why award contracts to subcontractors? Many companies in Bavaria and Germany are affected by staff shortages. Often [...]
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subcontractors from eastern europe

Legal aspects of building with foreign subcontractors - what is important

Construction with foreign subcontractors, especially from Eastern Europe, can offer many advantages. These include low-cost labour and specialist expertise. However, there are important legal aspects that need to be considered. What are the legal aspects of building with foreign subcontractors? In this article, we explain what is legally important when building with foreign subcontractors. Advantages [...]
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co-operation with subcontractors

How do new technologies and digital tools influence collaboration with subcontractors?

The construction industry has undergone significant changes in recent years through the use of new technologies and digital tools. These developments have revolutionised collaboration with subcontractors. Processes can be organised more efficiently and the quality of work is increased. Communication is also improved. How is the construction industry being digitalised? When it comes to digitalisation, [...]
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subcontractor contract construction

Essential components of subcontractor contracts in the construction industry

Subcontractor contracts play a decisive role in the construction industry. Here, the various tasks and responsibilities are clearly defined. At the same time, they ensure that projects are completed efficiently and successfully. These contracts are complex and contain numerous clauses and provisions that need to be carefully drafted to minimise legal and financial risks. 10 points that form part of the subcontractor contract [...]
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subcontractor subcontractor

Difference between main contractors and subcontractors

As you may know, the construction industry is very complex. Many people work together to complete a construction project. The main contractor and subcontractor are the two central links here. What are the main contractor and subcontractor and how do they differ? The main contractor, also known as the general contractor, is the construction company that concludes the main contract with the client [...]
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subcontractors from eastern europe

Employing subcontractors from Poland - questions about the contract for work and labour

Employing subcontractors from Poland can be an attractive option for companies in Germany to flexibly access labour and reduce costs. However, when working with Polish subcontractors, it is important to consider the legal and contractual aspects, especially with regard to the contract for work and labour. In this article, we will answer some important questions [...]
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A1 certificate

The A1 certificate for subcontractors from abroad

Let's start with the good news: If you have your company in an EU member state, you have unrestricted freedom to provide services. You may operate temporarily in Germany without a branch and may post employees to Germany. Employees from countries outside the EU or the European Economic Area can be temporarily posted to Germany. To do so, they must be properly registered in their [...]
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Subcontractor EU

Travelling as a subcontractor in the EU - proof required for EU subcontractors

As a subcontractor, you are commissioned by a general contractor. Your task is to provide services within the agreed scope of the order. You have an independent contract with the general contractor. For you as a subcontractor, this means, for example, that the general contractor assumes liability in the event of problems, which it can assert against you in the form of a recourse claim. [...]
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