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 […]

        NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract

        NEC4 ECC – Detailed review of NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract changes from NEC3

        Here is the GMH Planning detailed guide as to the most important changes within the new NEC4 version of Engineering and Construction Contract. If you are fairly familiar with the NEC3 version then you will find this guide a very useful summary as to what you need to know is different within NEC4. Each of […]

          NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract Short Contract ECSC

          NEC4 ECSC – Detailed review of NEC4 Engineering and Construction Short Contract changes from NEC3

          Here is the GMH Planning detailed guide as to the most important changes within the new NEC4 version of Engineering and Construction Short Contract. If you are fairly familiar with the NEC3 version then you will find this guide a very useful summary as to what you need to know is different within NEC4. Each […]

            NEC4 – the Elephant in the Room

            Back in 2013 I wrote an article that exposed issues within NEC contracts as to what programme you should use when assessing compensation events and what you should take into account when making that assessment. The hope was that this would be addressed once NEC4 was published. NEC4 has now been published. The issue remains. […]

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              LinkedIn NEC People Discussions – June 2016-May 2017

              Here is a hyperlinked list of all of the discussions held within the group between June 2016 and May 2017. Linked In Discussion Archive Jun 16-May 17 Hope you find this useful.

                NEC4 Contracts Pack

                NEC4 Overview document

                Here is a link to the NEC4 Overview guide from Thomas Telford highlighting the main changes with the NEC4 family of contracts. I have then summarised this document into a one and a half page summary of the main headlines:

                  NEC4 Contracts Pack

                  ECC Compensation Event Flowchart

                  Summary flowchart of the ECC compensation event process to help understand the process from notification through to implementation.

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                    Guide: How to REALLY get compensation events implemented.

                    Compensation events are always difficult to get agreed (or as the contract calls it – implemented). This guidance document offers very practical advice on how to overcome issues that otherwise may arise to get these signed off.

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                      LinkedIn NEC People Discussions – June 2015-May 2016

                      A list of the 12 months worth of NEC3 discussions up of May 2016 within our LinkedIn group with direct links straight to each article.

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                        Archived LinkedIn group discussions:2013-June 2014

                        A list of the 12 months worth of NEC3 discussions held within the LinkedIn group to the period leading up to May 2014.