JCT to brief Danish Construction Contract Committee

JCT chair, Richard Saxon CBE, will give a presentation today (26 August 2015) to the AB-Committee, a group under the Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building, tasked with updating Danish standard construction contracts and improving productivity and efficiency in the Danish construction industry.

NBS 2015 Contracts and Law Survey

NBS has launched its bi-annual Contracts and Law Survey to gain a better understanding as to which construction contracts are being used and what are the contractual and dispute resolution issues that construction professionals face.

JCT provides contract input to sustainable development forum

The role of construction contracts in furthering sustainable development, based on JCT’s guidance note, ‘Building a Sustainable Future Together’, will form part of an international forum on sustainable development taking place on 17-19 August 2015.

JCT issues amendment sheets for CDM Regulations 2015

The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has issued amendment sheets for its 2011 edition of JCT contracts, covering the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015), which are effective from 6 April 2015.

JCT releases new Home Owner Contracts for 2015

The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has released a new edition of its consumer-focused Home Owner Contracts for 2015.

Richard Saxon appointed as new JCT chair

Richard Saxon CBE has been appointed the new chair of the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT). Richard is widely known throughout the construction industry. He is a multi-discipline practitioner, champion of collaborative working and industry reformer.

Judging panel announced for JCT’s “Creative Construction” student competition

The judging panel for the JCT Student Essay Competition 2015 has been announced. The competition offers both support and a creative opportunity for construction students, with a winning prize of £1,000 and runner-up prizes of £250 available.

Peter Hibberd steps down as JCT chair

JCT chair, Peter Hibberd, will be stepping down from his current role at the end of February 2015.

JCT chief executive to judge Construction News Specialist Awards

JCT chief executive, Neil Gower, will be on the judging panel for the Construction News Specialist Awards 2015.

What can we learn from past economic recoveries?

What can we learn from past economic recoveries? This was the question put to delegates by JCT Chair, Peter Hibberd, in his speech at the Scottish Building Contract Committee (SBCC) Annual Conference in Glasgow on 27th November.