NEC3 – Collaborate or Else…

NEC3 – Collaborate or Else… Collaborate working, when all parties to a construction contract work together to achieve the same aim, seems like utopia. All too often and notwithstanding initial good intentions, many construction projects degenerate into...

NEC3 ECC – Is an Agency Engineer People or a Subcontractor?

NEC3 ECC – Is an Agency Engineer People or a Subcontractor? An interesting question was raised at a recent seminar, is an engineer or similar, engaged through an ‘agency’ and paid on an hourly basis, a Subcontractor or People (in the Schedule of Cost Components) for...

When is a defect not a Defect under NEC3?

When is a defect not a Defect under NEC3? In this article, Steven Evans explores the Defects provisions in the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract and provides a practical guide to their effect and use. Defects in construction Most of us will recognise a defect...