Who are you contracting with?

Contracting Parties – Who are you contracting with? – Are you sure? (Read on…) The Scenario: The parties are engaged and the project is going well until unexpected ground conditions pose a risk to the design. Consequently; an independent third-party designer is engaged and contracted to provide a solution. Sounds straightforward right? Wrong… Introducing the…

NEC3 – ECC – To be kept out of the dark

What is it about contracts that make people want to hide them in the draw (without having actually read the document) in the hope that they will never have to read or refer to them again? Why does the phrase ‘Refer to contract…’ strike fear into the heart of most construction individuals? Is it the presumed legal ‘lingo’…