Withdrawal of JCT 2011: information for JCT users

Following the successful release of the JCT 2016 edition of contracts, the JCT 2011 contracts were withdrawn as below. JCT Contracts Digital Service (CD) users After the end of April 2018, JCT 2011 contracts were archived. Hard-copy users JCT 2011 contracts are no longer in print, but can be purchased through Docdel. To order, please go to https://corporate.jctltd.co.uk/products/pre-2016-jct-contracts/

JCT On Demand: New JCT Digital Contracts Now Available

JCT has launched its improved and updated On Demand digital service, taking on board user feedback to deliver a new service with a range of enhanced features. The On Demand digital service is re-launched with three of JCT’s most popular contracts, JCT Minor Works Building Contract (MW), JCT Minor Works Building Contract with contractors’ design (MWD) and JCT Design and Build Contract (DB). The Design and Build Contract Guide (DB/G) is also available. The new On Demand digital service seamlessly integrates with the JCT online…

JCT Contracts Discovery

Education Module Revised and Remodelled for 2018 JCT Contracts Discovery, the learning and education module first published in 2012, has been substantially updated and revised for 2018, providing an improved and more in-depth tool for those in construction education. JCT Contracts Discovery is designed for education and training providers, in-house training teams and independent tutors. It is also useful for students studying contractual matters as part of their construction-related course as a reference guide. Delivered in hard-copy format, the module provides the materials that students…

“Reassuringly Expensive?”

Blog author: Christopher Miers, Probyn Miers You may remember an advertising campaign which captured the slogan “reassuringly expensive”, along with a series of short films such as ‘Jacques de Florette’ (think French countryside, bouquets of flowers, and … cold beer), suggestive of the idea that price was not the only factor to consider when buying a product, and that a higher price may be an indicator of a higher quality (in this case, of beer). Deciding on your choice of beer, or any other product, is…

JCT Tendering Practice Note 2017: Available Now

JCT has updated its Tendering Practice Note and the latest version, the JCT Tendering Practice Note 2017, is now available from JCT’s online store www.jctltd.co.uk/product/tendering-practice-note Now in its third edition, the 2017 Practice Note reflects key developments in public sector tendering following the coming into force of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and updates the Note generally to reflect current best practice in both public and private sectors. The JCT Tendering Practice Note 2017 is a general guidance document, providing an informative and practical tool…

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 2016 – New Features Announced

With the JCT 2016 Edition due to arrive later this year, commencing with the Minor Works family of contracts in the Summer, a preview of the key changes and features of the 2016 edition was given by JCT chair, Richard Saxon CBE, in a speech at the Olswang Annual Construction Conference in February. Here is an overview from Richard’s speech of the key features of the JCT 2016 Edition: The JCT 2016 Edition will incorporate and update provisions from the JCT Public Sector Supplement relating…

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.