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1st Edition

JCT Contract Administration Pocket Book

ISBN 9781138781924
Published August 9, 2015 by Routledge
236 Pages

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Book Description

Successfully managing your JCT contracts is a must, and this handy reference is the swiftest way to doing just that. Making reference to best practice throughout, the JCT Standard Building Contracts SBC/Q, DB and MW are used as examples to take you through all the essential contract administration tasks, including:

  • Procurement
  • Payment
  • Final accounts
  • Progress, completion and delay
  • Subcontracting
  • Defects and quality control

In addition to the day to day tasks, this also gives you an overview of what to expect from common sorts of dispute resolution under the JCT, as well as a look at how to administer contracts for BIM-compliant projects. This is an essential starting point for all students of construction contract administration, as well as practitioners needing a handy reference to working with JCT contracts.

Table of Contents

Introduction  Glossary  1. Building Procurement Strategy  2. Building Procurement Procedures  3. Interim Payments  4. Final Accounts  5. Progress  6. Claims  7. Termination and Insolvency  8. The Supply Chain and Subcontracting  9. Indemnity and Insurance  10. Fluctuations  11. Maintaining Quality  12. An Introduction to Dispute Resolution in Construction  13. The Construction Act: Adjudication and Payment  14. Building Information Modelling and the JCT Contracts

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Andy Atkinson is a chartered quantity surveyor with a background in consultancy and public service. With 30 years' experience lecturing in contract administration at London South Bank University, he has acted as principal and co-investigator for several publicly funded research projects. He is currently a member of the Joint Contracts Tribunal BIM Working Group, examining methods for adapting JCT contracts to building information modelling. Andy maintains a small surveying consultancy.