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 34 – Periods for response in NEC contracts

    Good communication flow, transparency and auditability should be key features when administering any construction contract. NEC4 deliberately puts processes in place during the life of the project to ensure good practice project management. Adhering to the contractual processes and having a full audit trail of what was issued, when, and what the response was, should […]

      CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

      CECA Bulletin 33 – Dictionary definitions versus contractual definitions

      NEC Contract focus month 33 – Dictionary definitions versus contractual definitions Everyone knows that contracts and the rules within them are there to be followed by both parties. NEC contracts attempt to write the rules in a way that are easy to understand and are practical project management tools. They use certain words and language […]

        CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

        CECA Bulletin 24 – Communication Flow

        Good communication is at the heart of any well managed project and NEC contracts have always looked to promote this within their contractual processes. Section 13 of the contract covers the specific rules around communication. These are some of the key pro-active management processes the contract encourages and a fundamental requirement for a successful project. […]

          CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

          CECA NEC4 Bulletin 14: Spirit of mutual trust and cooperation

          One of the more infamous clauses within the NEC contracts is the obligation to “act in a spirit of mutual trust and cooperation”. It was introduced into the NEC2 version of the contracts back in 1995 following recommendations from the Latham report. It was brought in to try to encourage a culture and an obligation to act in this way, but what does it really mean?

            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.

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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.