CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

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 37 – Top Ten NEC4 ECC Clauses

    For many people trying to understand a contract can appear to be a bit daunting and even unnerving given some of the unfamiliar language that is often used. NEC contracts have tried to change that perception by using plain English with no legal phrases. They are intended to be a management tool to help deliver […]

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      CECA Bulletin 32 – Engineering and Construction Short Contract (ECSC)

      The most common contract used between the Client and Contractor for construction/building type works is the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC). However, when a project is relatively low risk and straight forward the Engineering and Construction Short Contract (ECSC) is often adopted instead. Being a shorter and simpler version of the full ECC, it avoids […]

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        CECA Bulletin 29 – Focus on Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) options E & F

        The main contract between the Client and Contractor for general building/construction type projects is the Engineering and Construction Contract. It is subdivided into options, of which the Client will choose either option A, B, C, D, E or F. This bulletin will consider the specific elements of option E & F for both tendering purposes […]

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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 […]

              CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

              NEC4 CECA Bulletin No 12: Use of cloud-based systems to manage NEC contracts

              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 twelfth bulletin in our 2021 series is about using cloud-based systems to help manage the flow of communications on your […]

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                NEC4 2020 amendments

                Here you can download the changes that have been introduced to the NEC4 contracts in 2020 to be read in conjunction with the previous versions of the contract previously issued.

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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 […]

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                    NEC People Conference 2019 Videos

                    Here you can download all the videos from this years 2019 NEC People conference including: 01 – Introduction to conference – Matt Smith (K&L Gates) 02 – LinkedIn Group and Reachback, new 2019 NEC4 amendments and use of Z clauses – Glenn Hide (GMH Planning) 03 – Midlands Highway Alliance and the collaborative use of […]

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                      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 […]

                        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 […]