NEC – Six levels of use of the programme

TAGS: Accepted Programme, Contract Strategy/Flexibility, NEC, NEC3, Project Management

In this video, Jon gives a quick overview of the NEC3 family of contracts before explaining the six levels of use of the Accepted Programmes which he has observed in high performing NEC3 contracts.

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An NEC interview with the Chairman of the APM C&P SIG

TAGS: Contract Strategy/Flexibility, NEC, NEC3, professional services

Jon is interviewed here in his role as chair of the APM’s Contracts & procurement SIG, before focussing on the NEC3 Professional Services Short Contract which, in 2013, had just been published and Jon led the development of.

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Managing Compensation events properly!

TAGS: Compensation Events, NEC, NEC3, NEC4, Risk Management

In this presentation, given at the 2015 Linked In NEC People conference, Jon gives practical tips on how to assess compensation events quickly, amicably and accurately with less ‘hassle’. Wouldn’t that be good ?

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NEC3: Introduction to the PSSC

TAGS: NEC, NEC3, professional services

Published as part of April 2013's edition of the NEC3 Contract, the Professional Services Short Contract (PSSC) offers an alternative to the Professional Services Contract for low value and less complex commissions. The PSSC, jointly badged with the APM, was the latest addition to the NEC3 family of contracts. Find out the reasons for the PSSC and how & when to use it.

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Should we co-operate or collaborate ... or just not bother?

TAGS: alliancing, collaboration, collaborative working, co-operation, NEC

This presentation was given with Lesley Hunt of Jacobs at the 2023 Linked In NEC People. Together, they challenge the notion that all you need to do is 'collaborate' for a successful NEC contract ... or if you should even collaborate at all !

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How NOT to use an NEC Contract in order to have an Unsuccessful contract

TAGS: NEC, project management

This webinar was delivered via Barton Legal back in 2021as part of their monthly webinars. In it, Jon identifies and briefly discusses the most common mistakes, from his experience, which undermine successful delivery of an NEC contract.

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NEC4 : the good, the bad & the ugly – Part 1 : Contract strategy changes

TAGS: Contract Strategy/Flexibility, contract strategy, NEC, NEC4

This webinar was given via the APM when the 4th edition of NEC - NEC4 - came out in 2017. This Part 1 focusses on the changes affecting contract strategy: the new members of family , changes to the payment options & changes to the secondary options.

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NEC4 : the good, the bad & the ugly – Part 2 : Changes to the Engineering and construction Contract

TAGS: NEC, NEC4, Project Management

This webinar was given via the APM when the 4th edition of NEC - NEC4 - came out in 2017. This Part 2 focusses on the changes made to the Engineering and Construction Contract, although similar changes were made to other NEC contracts.

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Using AI to level the playing field of NEC procurement and project delivery

TAGS: Early Warnings, NEC, Risk Management

This webinar (which actually starts at 1min & 35s in) is a discussion between Jon and Nick Williams & Richard Beddard-Jones of nPlan on how their huge database of construction activity durations and AI based tools can help to deliver better NEC contracts.

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Risk : Practical Tips for Managing it under NEC

TAGS: Early Warnings, NEC, Risk Management

This webinar, delivered many years ago, looks at the deficiencies of risk management and its practical application under NEC3. In particular, it looks at the interplay with the early warning clauses of the contract.

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