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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    The importance of always having a regularly Accepted Programme in place

    Here is an article that has gone into the NEC3 Usergroup newsletter which looks at some of the reasons that programmes are not accepted and why it is so important to overturn this trend. It considers six common reasons for rejection and considers their validity and how both parties can/should prevent this from happening, as […]

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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.

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          Archive Discussions – LinkedIn Discussion Group

          Linked In Discussion Archive A hyper-linked index of the useful discussions that have gone on within our LinkedIn discussion group – Planning and Management under the NEC form of contract.

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            Get with the Programme…

            Newsletter 57 – Get with the Programme Successful management of the programme under an NEC3 contract is so much more than just checking compliance with clause 31.2. It is about attitude and management processes to ensure that the programme is fully utilised by the project team. The requirements of the contract should become second nature to […]

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              LinkedIn Conference Output – Enhancements to NEC3

              Potential Enhancements to NEC3 Following a session at the May 2011 LinkedIn conference, delegates suggested a number of matters that could be changed, added to or expanded upon to enhance the existing NEC3 suite of contracts. This attachment is the development of that list into a concise list of the more meaningful changes that potentially […]

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                Managing a programme under the NEC form of contract

                A well thought out, detailed contractor’s programme should be used such that is a proactive management tool for both managing the works on a day-to-day basis, and a mechanism to demonstrate the effects and hence entitlement (if any) when change occurs.

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                  Programme effects of an early warning

                  NEC3 used to require that the effect of notified early warnings should be shown on a programme issued for acceptance, before that requirement was deleted in the June 2006 amendments. What does this mean in terms of what should be shown on the programme in terms of early warnings?

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                    Producing an NEC3 Programme

                    A well thought out, detailed contractor’s programme should be used such that is a proactive management tool for both managing the works on a day-to-day basis, and a mechanism to demonstrate the effects and hence entitlement (if any) when change occurs. The NEC contract in terms of programme management is essentially a set of good […]

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                      Programming non-implemented compensation events

                      What should a programme issued for acceptance contractually be showing in terms of implemented and non-implemented compensation events?

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                        Compensation events and movement in Completion Date

                        When compensation event quotations take a long time to get accepted, it may create a difference between planned Completion and Completion Date that in the interim neither party are necessarily clear on whose liability that is…