CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

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 […]

      CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

      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 […]

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        NEC4 CECA Bulletin No 8: Programmes with compensation event quotations

        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 eight bulletin in our series is about the requirement or benefits of including a programme with a compensation event quotation, […]

          CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

          NEC4 CECA Bulletin No 7: Instructions from Project Managers and associated delegation of powers

          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 seventh bulletin in our series is about Project Manager instructions and the delegation of any such powers, for which you […]

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            NEC4 CECA Bulletin No4 – Compensation Event Quotations and use of Assumptions

            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 fourth bulletin is about pricing compensation event quotations and the use of assumptions, for which you can download a copy […]

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              NEC4 CECA bulletin No 1 – Z clauses

              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. This first bulletin is on Z clauses and you can download a copy here: The bulletins are meant to be a […]

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                NEC 2019 amendments – download

                NEC have issued a revision to their NEC4 contracts in 2019 to supercede the 2017 version. Whilst most of the amendments are simply typo’s or small grammar changes, there are a few actual more significant changes to the main clauses, the most significant one being the change to clause 63.5. This now clarifies how you […]

                  2019 NEC4 amendment to clause 63.5

                  Without trying to sound to corny this article is a bit of closure for me in my quest for clarification to the industry of how to assess change against the last Accepted Programme under NEC contracts. I have written previous articles on what NEC3 contracts must mean in this regards, and then commented on what […]

                    NEC People Conference

                    NEC People Conference 2020: Celebrating Success

                    We are pleased to announce that registration for this years London conference on the 16th June is now open. You can find the agenda by clicking on the agenda below. This is an invite only conference and invites are currently out to sponsor guests, but you can express your interest in attending this conference by […]

                      NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract

                      NEC4 Practice Note 1 – Rules for assessing compensation events against an Accepted Programme

                      Finally we have a guidance note as to how to assess compensation events against the last Accepted Programme and what should first be taken into account. It won’t always be easy, particularly when the last Accepted Programme is several months old but at least for the first time we have clear direction as to what […]

                        NEC 4 Professional Services Contract PSC

                        NEC4 PSC- Detailed review of NEC4 Professional Services contract changes compared to NEC3

                        Here is the GMH Planning detailed guide as to the most important changes within the new NEC4 version of the Professional Services Contract. For those who are pretty familiar with the NEC3 version then you should find this document very useful to understand what the main changes are that have come about within NEC4. Each […]