1st Edition

NEC3 Construction Contracts: 100 Questions and Answers





ISBN 9781138826571
Published June 13, 2016 by Routledge
236 Pages

USD $69.95

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Book Description

Which member of the NEC3 family of contracts should I use?

How do I choose and use my main and secondary options?

What are the roles and responsibilities of the various parties?

How should I effectively manage early warnings and compensation events?

Important questions can arise when working with NEC3 contracts, some of them have simple answers and others require more a detailed response. Whether you are an NEC3 beginner or an expert, the 100 questions and answers in this book are a priceless reference to have at your fingertips.

Covering issues that can arise from the full range of NEC3 forms, Kelvin Hughes draws on questions he has been asked during his 20 years working with NEC and presenting training courses to advise, warn of common mistakes, and explain in plain English how these contracts are meant to be used.

Table of Contents

    Introduction to the NEC3 Contracts  1. Early Warnings and Risk Registers  2. Contractor’s Design  3. Time and the Accepted Programme  4. Testing and Defects  5. Payment Provisions  6. Managing compensation events  7. Title  8. Indemnity, insurance and liability  9. Termination provisions  10. Dealing with disputes  11. Preparing and assessing tenders

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    Biography

    Kelvin Hughes spent 18 years in commercial management with major contractors, then the past 23 years as a consultant, including a four-year senior lectureship at the University of Glamorgan. He has been a leading authority on the NEC since 1996, was Secretary of the NEC Users' Group for ten years and has run over 1,500 NEC training courses.

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    Reviews

    "Whether you are an NEC3 beginner or an expert, the 100 questions and answers in this book are a priceless reference to have at your fingertips. Covering issues that can arise from the full range of NEC3 forms, the author draws on questions he has been asked during his 20 years working with NEC and presenting training courses to advise, warn of common mistakes and explain, in plain English, how these contracts are meant to be used. This book lends itself to general reading or as a reference for times of uncertainty (or trouble), and would be useful to the practitioner or student in the UK or overseas."
    Building Engineer, March 2017