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What levels of “mitigation” are an obligation under the contract to assess a CE

I have recently posted a question on LinkedIn questioning the level of mitigation that is expected/obligated by the Contractor in assessing a CE. I am looking at producing a publication/eBook next year of which this will form a chapter (if not a book all on its own!)). I will be interested on your thoughts on […]

What is so wrong about being “contractual”?

Do you remember the days when the word “contractual” was a swear word and had negative connotations? What do you mean it still is? Isn’t it sad that we are still in a position that despite NEC3 contracts being written much more constructively and proactively they are still tarnished with the same brush as other […]

Removal of compensation events as a Z clause

  I have seen a run of different amendments recently where Employers are removing some of the reasons that the Contractor can claim a compensation event i.e. deleting some of the reasons in clause 60.1. The Employer is obviously “allowed” to make any changes they want accepting that it will alter the Contractors risk profile […]

The Art of Delegation under NEC3

Project Manager delegation is so important to have in place so the receiver of the instruction knows they should be acting on that instruction

How to REALLY get compensation events implemented

How to REALLY get compensation events implemented

A guide to “how to really get Compensation Events Implemented” – ideas and solutions from 60 or so people.

LinkedIn June 2016 Conference Agenda

[lead]As you will probably be aware we host our own annual conference for this group. This years is fast approaching on the 21st June. It is an excellent conference with 170 of the construction industries finest (yes that is you!) descending on K+L Gates offices near St Paul’s for a day considering aspects of the […]

ECI clauses

ECI clauses

NEC3 have launched new clauses for Early Contractor Involvement, feel free to download it here.

Archived Discussions – June 2014-May 2015

Archived Discussions – June 2014-May 2015

Within “Downloads” you can now access a hyperlinked list of discussions from the past year and jump straight to any of interest!

Built Intelligence NEC3 People 2015 Awards

Following the success of the awards at last year’s NEC conference we are again hosting our annual 2015 BuiltIntelligence NEC People industry awards. The four categories for this year’s awards are as detailed below, with the first two awards winning a prize of £5000 of free eLearning licences from Built Intelligence. If you would like […]

NEC3 ECC Z clauses that cause problems

NEC3 ECC Z clauses that cause problems

Z clauses (in my experience) are the still the biggest cause of argument and dispute on projects – not the original unamended NEC3 clauses. I have compiled a list of the common ones to look out for that (in my opinion) are not generally well thought out by Employers who are advised to include them. […]

NEC4 – Potential useful amendments

NEC4 – Potential useful amendments

Thought it was useful to reissue this document we produced back in 2011 to see what people thought of our list and if there is anything else that could be added to it. Let us know!!! LinkedIn NEC4 document – 2011

LinkedIn group discussions: July13-June14

Linked In Discussion Archive Jun 13-Jun 14 Here is a list of some of the main discussions that have taken place within the group the past 12 months or so. Each is hyper-linked so you should be able to jump straight to the discussion. Happy reading…