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.

JCT Chair Peter Hibberd presented with Clare Edwards Award

JCT Chair, Peter Hibberd, has been presented with the ‘2014 Clare Edwards Award for contribution to construction law’; an award jointly sponsored by TeCSA, (the Technology and Construction Solicitors Association) and the Contractors Legal Group.

RIBA Prize winning Liverpool Everyman Theatre uses JCT contract

The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool has won the RIBA Stirling Prize for the best building of the year.

Tony Bingham tells Industry to “get real, stop moaning and make friends with reality”

Barrister, arbitrator and columnist, Tony Bingham explained that the construction industry must ‘face reality’ and find a ‘common purpose’ in his JCT Povey Lecture, delivered on Thursday 13 November 2014.