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No 10: Common terms in JCT contracts. Part 3

CT contracts allow using one of many legally available forms of contractor-client dispute resolution. The first step is to take contract administrator’s (usually architect’s) counsel. Even though they are employed by the client, they are legally obliged to remain impartial. Read more …

No 9: Common terms in JCT contracts. Part 2.

This guide continues to explain most common terms used in JCT types of contract. Read more …

No 8: Common terms in JCT contracts. Part 1.

At any contact with JCT contracts, it is crucial to know the basic terms and definitions appearing in them. In the next few articles we will try to explain terms and definitions, which every contractor should be familiar with. Read more …

No 7: Insurance in JCT contracts.

The types of insurance required by a JCT contract are quite complicated. One must make sure that contractor is fully insured in case of an accident or against losses. It is common to see architects and investors getting lost in this area. We hope that our guide will help you in your project. Read more …

No 6: Scheduling and planning construction works.

Without proper planning it is difficult to make a construction project run smoothly and be completed on time and within budget. Of course, smaller and less complex projects very often do not have a formulated formal plan or schedule, since all planning takes place in manager’s head. Read more …

No 5: Tender procedures.

Perception of the stages of a construction project often varies between the client/architect and the contractor. Client and architect are involved in the project for months before the actual construction work commences, for a contractor however stages of the project include only the tender offer and construction stages. Read more …

No 4: Types of procurement.

In Great Britain there are several forms or methods of property procurement. Each of those involves a different type of contract, contractual relationships, information flow, roles and responsibilities within a planning team. Read more …

No 3: Introduction to JCT contracts

Data from 2004 illustrates that 71% of projects completed in Great Britain was bound by one of the contract forms prepared by JCT. If an architect is involved in a project it will most often be one of the JCT contract forms. Read more …

No 2: Introduction to contracts and standard construction forms.

Contract law does not only refer to large investments. Every day without realising it, we enter into many various contracts, which are not even in written form. Even such an activity as shopping at your local Tesco or off-licence if finalised with a contract. The seller agrees to sell us goods, and we agree to pay for it. Read more …