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Archive of Discussions – Planning & Management under the NEC form of Contract

Attached is a link to a document that lists all the historical discussions that have gone on within our LinkedIn discussion group. The hyperlink takes you straight to the discussion and the comments so you do not have to scroll through the discussions to find one that may be useful. I will re-issue the list […]

Glasgow– NEC3 Introduction/Overview – 6th September

I currently have some spaces on an NEC3 Overview Workshop to be held in Glasgow on the 6th September. Anyone who is interested in attending this session please contact me (click “contact us” on the home page) for further details. This session looks at the suite of NEC contracts before exploring in more detail the […]

NEC3 Conference 2012 – Copies of Presentations

Attached below is a copy of the presentations given at our recent LinkedIn NEC3 Conference. Unfortunately the webex audio recording failed which the technicians only discovered the next day. They had been trying to recover it but it has been lost so I am afraid we only have copies of the slides. Our hosts K&L […]

NEC3 Conference Report

NEC3 Conference Report

This week we saw the 2nd annual NEC3 conference for the LinkedIn group Project Planning/Management under the NEC contract. It was a fantastic event, with close to 130 delegates in attendance to hear a series of excellent presentations and breakout group sessions. For those who were not able to make it, attached is a link […]

NEC3 Public Training availability – July 2012

GMH Planning Ltd currently have two public training sessions scheduled for July that still has limited availability for individuals to book a place: July 11th – NEC3 Overview: A review of the suite of NEC3 contracts and then a focus upon the ECC contract, the options within it and how the mechanics of the key […]

NEC3 Conference 2012 – Latest Agenda

Date: Tuesday 26th June Location: K&L Gates Offices, near St Pauls, London Final_agenda_- 26th June 2012 I am pleased to announce that the agenda for the 2012 NEC3 Conference – “Project Planning / Management under the NEC form of contract” is now finalised. Click on the link above to see the agenda in full. It […]

New article on the use of the programme within NEC3

Newsletter 57 – Get with the Programme As an industry we still need to step up to the plate in terms of understanding the importance of the use of the programme during the life of the project. NEC3 tries to steer the parties down the right road to produce the programme to a certain level […]

What would you want to see in NEC4?

I have just added a link (as below) to a document that has been produced following discussions with LinkedIn group members as to what they think NEC3 would benefit from in the way of changes and enhancements to the existing contracts. This document has been issued to the NEC panel/user group for consideration when assessing […]

December Public NEC3 Training Courses

The following NEC3 training courses are being run in December in central London: 2nd December – Programme workshop (see training section for course content) 6th December – Intro to NEC3 For further details on either of these courses please contact [email protected]

Project Controls Expo – 9/10th November 2011, London

Project Controls is at the heart of the NEC contract, in terms of managing flow of communications, managing programme, managing change and managing costs. I am presenting a session on “Managing a programme under the NEC form of contract” at this weeks Project Controls expo. Over the two days (9/10th November) there will be various […]

“Planned Completion” verses “Completion Date”

It still amazes me how many projects I see where not only are they not administering their programme to anything like its full potential, but are not even showing the subtle difference between planned Completion and Completion Date on the programme. They are separate bullet requirements under clause 31.2, so by default must be different […]

Licenced NEC3 Contract Management Software

Use of an online or server based management system can be an excellent tool to keep on top of the processes required within the NEC contracts. These systems if set up correctly will assist project teams in generating the required notices and then tracking the response periods from either party in each case. Various reports […]