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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.

    CECA GMH Planning NEC4 Bulletin

    NEC4 CECA bulletin No 1 – Z clauses

    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. This first bulletin is on Z clauses and you can download a copy here: The bulletins are meant to be a […]

      NEC3 & NEC4 Guidance Notes & Free NEC Downloads, NEC Training and NEC Events by GMH Planning Ltd

      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 […]

        NEC People Conference

        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 […]

          2019 NEC4 amendment to clause 63.5

          Without trying to sound to corny this article is a bit of closure for me in my quest for clarification to the industry of how to assess change against the last Accepted Programme under NEC contracts. I have written previous articles on what NEC3 contracts must mean in this regards, and then commented on what […]

            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 Contracts Pack

              NEC4 Amendments – Jan 2019

              NEC have just issued some amendments to the NEC4 suite of contracts. On the whole they are corrections of typo’s or terminology rather than anything fundamental and you can download the full list here. One significant amendment however is the correction now to clause 63.5. NEC4 when it was first published in 2017 added a […]

                NEC3 & NEC4 Guidance Notes & Free NEC Downloads, NEC Training and NEC Events by GMH Planning Ltd

                Adjudication and Dispute Avoidance Boards

                Here is a paper from the output of a break out group at our 2018 NEC People Conference written by Neil Earnshaw and Rob Horne. It considers the merits of adjudications, dispute avoidance boards and also the simple ways to try to avoid or limit disputes in the first place. BI NEC People – Conference […]

                  LinkedIn NEC Contract Discussion Group GMH Planning - NEC Contract Experts

                  Archived LinkedIn discussions: June 2017-May 2018

                    NEC4 Contracts Pack

                    NEC3 to NEC4 Supplemental Agreement

                    Whilst numerous live projects are still contracted under NEC3, it would be great to utilise some of the development of clauses that has been achieved with the new NEC4 contracts. To that end, GMH Planning together with Osborne Clarke have produced a draft agreement that projects can utilise to bring in (by agreement) some of […]

                      NEC4 ECS – Detailed review of NEC4 Engineering and Construction Subcontract 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 Subcontract. 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 Term Service Contract

                        NEC4 TSC – Detailed review of NEC4 Term Service 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 Term Service 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 […]