JCT Minor Works 2016: payment made easy

Our latest JCT 2016 Edition blog explains the new payment process in the JCT Minor Works Building Contract… The interim payment process need not be difficult. Actually, it is quite straightforward under the JCT framework for payment, which complies with the requirements of legislation and reflects the fair payment charter. An easy way to understand the process is to recognise that the Interim Valuation Date (a defined term in the contract), which also applies to JCT sub-contracts and sub-sub contracts, is the key factor in…

JCT Minor Works 2016: insurance provisions

Our latest JCT 2016 Edition blog looks at the insurance provisions in the Minor Works Building Contract… The JCT Minor Works Building Contract (Minor Works) is designed for smaller, basic construction projects where the work is of a simple nature. Accordingly, the insurance provisions are shorter and simpler than those in contracts such as the JCT Design and Build Contract. However, it is still very important to carefully consider the insurance provisions contained in Section 5 of the contract and ensure that they meet the…

JCT releases Intermediate Building Contract 2016

The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has released the 2016 Edition of the Intermediate Building Contract family. The contracts are available to purchase via JCT’s online store, www.jctltd.co.uk. The 2016 Edition of the Intermediate Building Contract family includes the following documents: Intermediate Building Contract (IC) Intermediate Building Contract with contractor’s design (ICD) Intermediate Building Contract Guide (IC/G) Intermediate Sub-Contract Agreement (ICSub/A) Intermediate Sub-Contract Conditions (ICSub/C) Intermediate Sub-Contract with sub-contractor’s design Agreement (ICSub/D/A) Intermediate Sub-Contract with sub-contractor’s design Conditions (ICSub/D/C) Intermediate Named Sub-Contract Tender and Agreement (ICSub/NAM)…

JCT 2016 Edition – find out more

Check out our information pack including webinar, summary, information booklet and available products… We have launched a new information pack containing everything you need to know about the JCT 2016 Edition of Contracts. As a JCT Network member, you are first to receive this suite of information: JCT 2016 Edition of Contracts Webinar We have made our “JCT 2016 Edition of Contracts” webinar, hosted by Building, available to view via our website. Click the link to view the webinar from our JCT 2016 Edition page,…

JCT Intermediate Building Contract 2016 available for pre-order

The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has launched the Intermediate Building Contract family as part of the release of its 2016 Edition of contracts. Intermediate Building Contracts are available for pre-order via JCT’s online store (www.jctltd.co.uk), for despatch on 7th December 2016. The contracts that make up the Intermediate Building Contract family available for pre-order include: Intermediate Building Contract (IC) Intermediate Building Contract with contractor’s design (ICD) Intermediate Building Contract Guide (IC/G) Intermediate Sub-Contract Agreement (ICSub/A) Intermediate Sub-Contract Conditions (ICSub/C) Intermediate Sub-Contract with sub-contractor’s design Agreement…

Trust, relationships, and clear objectives: Tony Giddings talks collaboration at JCT Povey Lecture 2016

“Collaboration: how Argent developed its successful way of working” was the title of the JCT Povey Lecture 2016, given by Tony Giddings at The Building Centre, London on Thursday 10 November. Tony Giddings described how Argent’s collaborative approach has led to the successful delivery of over £1.2bn worth of construction projects, including Brindleyplace in Birmingham, Thames Valley Park in Reading, Piccadilly Place in Manchester and recently, the redevelopment of the 69-acre site at King’s Cross in London. Tony identified a number of factors that, in…

JCT 2016 Collateral Warranty documents available for pre-order

The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has made the 2016 Edition of its Collateral Warranty documents available for pre-order from its online store, www.jctltd.co.uk. The Collateral Warranty documents available for pre-order include: Contractor Collateral Warranty for a Funder (CWa/F) Contractor Collateral Warranty for a Purchaser or Tenant (CWa/P&T) Sub-Contractor Collateral Warranty for a Funder (SCWa/F) Sub-Contractor Collateral Warranty for a Purchaser or Tenant (SCWa/P&T) Sub-Contractor Collateral Warranty for the Employer (SCWa/E) JCT users are able to pre-order the Collateral Warranty documents now for despatch on 21st…

JCT releases Standard Building Contract 2016

The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has released the 2016 Edition of the Standard Building Contract family. The contracts are available to purchase via JCT’s online store, www.jctltd.co.uk. The 2016 Edition of the Standard Building Contract family includes the following documents: Standard Building Contract With Quantities (SBC/Q) Standard Building Contract Without Quantities (SBC/XQ) Standard Building Contract With Approximate Quantities (SBC/AQ) Standard Building Contract Guide (SBC/G) Standard Building Sub-Contract Agreement (SBCSub/A) Standard Building Sub-Contract Conditions (SBCSub/C) Standard Building Sub-Contract with sub-contractor’s design Agreement (SBCSub/D/A) Standard Building Sub-Contract…

JCT Design and Build 2016: out now!

The JCT 2016 Edition Design and Build Contract family is now available via our online store. All JCT online store customers will be able to purchase the 2016 Edition Design and Build Contract, with next working day delivery service available for UK customers who order before 2:00pm. What contracts can I buy? Design and Build Contract (DB) Design and Build Contract Guide (DB/G) Design and Build Sub-Contract Agreement (DBSub/A) Design and Build Sub-Contract Conditions (DBSub/C) Design and Build Sub-Contract Guide (DBSub/G) Design and Build (DB)…

JCT 2016 Edition: ShortSub and SubSub out now

The 2016 Edition of JCT’s generic contracts, the Short Form of Sub-Contract (ShortSub) and Sub-subcontract (SubSub) have been released and are available from JCT’s online store. Next working day delivery is available for UK customers: Short Form of Sub-Contract Sub-subcontract