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CECA Bulletin 38 – Z clauses that could significantly alter risk profile

Although the NEC Contract was meant in its base form to be applicable for all construction projects some Clients may still feel the need to supplement or replace standard NEC contract wording for any project. This could be either be in the form of additional clauses, or by altering existing wording to reflect their specific […]

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    CECA Bulletin 35 – Common misconceptions associated when administering NEC contracts

    There are some common misconceptions held by individuals or even whole project teams that wrongly assume how a particular clause or process should be understood and managed contractually. This bulletin will identify a few of these misconceptions that appear to have slipped into the industry and explain what the contractual interpretation should be: Matters for […]

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      CECA Bulletin 22 – Project audits and contractual health checks

      NEC Contract focus month 22 – Project audits and contractual health checks It is essential for any project team to be regularly reviewing and checking how they are performing in line with contractual processes. This could be done by an individual party on a project for their own contractual elements or (even more constructively) for […]

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        NEC People 2022 Conference videos

        Here you can catch up on the videos from our 2022 NEC People conference that was held at the Leonardo Hotel on the 14th June. It was a fantastic event and great to meet up with people again after our three year layoff due to Covid and a great celebration of ten years of the […]

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          CECA Bulletin 19 – Dispute Resolution Process

          Introduction: Training and development support is a key part of CECA’s core offer for its membership and working in conjunction with GMH Planning it has delivered a programme of training events around the NEC Form of Contract across several CECA UK regions. In addition to this training a series of monthly NEC Contract Bulletins are […]

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            CECA Bulletin 18 – Clause 63.5 and assessing a compensation event against the last Accepted Programme

            June 2022 Introduction: Training and development support is a key part of CECA’s core offer for its membership and working in conjunction with GMH Planning it has delivered a programme of training events around the NEC Form of Contract across several CECA UK regions. In addition to this training a series of monthly NEC Contract […]

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              CECA bulletin 17 – Showing non-implemented compensation events on the programme

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                CECA NEC4 Bulletin 15: Getting compensation events implemented

                March 2022 Introduction: Training and development support is a key part of CECA’s core offer for its membership and working in conjunction with GMH Planning it has delivered a programme of training events around the NEC Form of Contract across several CECA UK regions. In addition to this training a series of monthly NEC Contract […]

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                  Project Chatter Podcast – issues around programming under NEC contracts

                  I recently did a second podcast with Val and Dale at “the Project Chatter Podcast” talking about issues around programming under NEC contracts. You can download the podcast here and please give us feedback on thoughts about the issues we discussed. We talk about things like How successful (or not) projects are at getting regular […]

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                    NEC4 CECA Bulletin No 13: Notifying early warnings and notifying compensation events

                    GMH Planning in conjunction with CECA (Civil Engineering Contractors Association) are producing a series of monthly bulletins focusing each month on an aspect of NEC contracts that their members should take particular attention to. The first bulletin in our 2022 series (13th overall) is about the subtle differences as to when an early warning should […]

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                      NEC4 Key Dates and the financial liability for missing them

                      We have seen much debate in the industry on what the actual financial liability is for a Contractor under an ECC contract (or Subcontractor under ECS) for missing a Key Date. Here this matter is considered in detail within this joint article from Rob Horne (Osborne Clarke) and Glenn Hide (GMH Planning) which explores from […]

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                        NEC4 CECA Bulletin No 10: Float Types and Ownership

                        GMH Planning in conjunction with CECA (Civil Engineering Contractors Association) are producing a series of monthly bulletins focusing each month on an aspect of NEC contracts that their members should take particular attention to. The tenth bulletin in our 2021 series is about the different types of float on a Contractor’s programme and who owns […]