This book describes all the principal methods of arranging letting building contracts for conservation work. It also covers contractor selection, the use of directly employed labour, and contractual considerations.
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Preface. Introduction. Means of procurement. Lump sum contract incorporating firm Bills of Quantities. Contracts based on approximate Bills of Quantities. Lump sum contracts without Bills of Quantities. Prime cost contracts. Contracts based on schedules of rates. Measured term contracts. Daywork term contracts. Jobbing orders. Management fee contracts. Other forms of contract. Financial control. Financial control in respect of conservation contracts. Contractor selection. Contractor selection. Directly employed labour. The use of directly employed labour. Particular contractual considerations. Contractural considerations of particular relevance to conservation work. Grant Aid. Grant aid. Appendices.