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 […]

    CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

    CECA Bulletin 36 – Payments

    Section 5 is the main section of the contract that deals with payments and general commercial matters. Contractors need to make a sustainable margin on any project to be able to reinvest in the future of their own organisation. They invest a considerable amount of resource and cost before even getting into Contract and generally […]

      CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

      CECA Bulletin 31 – Disallowed Costs

      NEC Contract focus month 31 – Disallowed Costs Within options C, D,E & F of the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC), the Contractor is paid each period their Defined Cost plus fee. In simple terms this is the actual cost they can prove they have spent (or will have spent prior to the next […]

        CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

        CECA Bulletin 23 – Payment, Defined Cost and Schedule of Cost Components

        NEC Contract focus month 23 – Payment, Defined Cost and Schedule of Cost Components Contractors need to ensure regular cashflow during a project and to ensure that they are getting full entitlement for any compensation event that may have occurred. It is therefore very important that they understand both section 5 of the contract and […]

          CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

          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 […]

              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 […]

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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:

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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.