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JCT Form of Contract 2024 Edition - 6 Essential Modules

JCT Form of Contract 2024 Edition - 6 Essential Modules

Available to view from 4 Oct 2024

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Level
Update: Requires no prior subject knowledge
CPD
3 hours
Viewership
Access for entire organisation

Introduction

The JCT 2024 edition was introduced in April 2024 and is intended to replace the much-used JCT2016. However, publication is in increments, so we expect to see JCT2016 still being used for some time until all the new forms are published and the contract family is complete.

As JCT has long been a contract form of choice, particularly though not exclusively for private sector works, and can be used in all sizes and types of projects, whether involving design or not, it remains popular, so getting ready for the new edition is a must.

This series of 6 modular webinars will teach you all the key points about JCT so you can start to get to grips with this form of contract and use it successfully as the basis for your projects, including key new areas for using JCT 2024.

It is suitable for all those in procurement, contract management, project management, costs management, site management, risk management and law.

What You Will Learn

This modular webinar will cover the following:

Module 1: Introducing JCT

  • What is the JCT’s philosophy and structure and where does the new 2024 version stand?
  • How JCT aligns to other contracts: time, cost and quality
  • Modernising JCT 2016 to JCT 2024: what’s new
  • The role of the Employer’s Agent and case law update

Module 2: Delivery and Risk

  • Supplemental provisions and risk management in delivery; 2024 update
  • Relevant events and relevant matters and the processes to extra time and money; 2024 update
  • Variations: Change and the Valuation Rules

Module 3: Cost Management

  • Bill of quantities and provisional sums; fluctuations 2024 update
  • Payment procedures: Interim payments and final payments; 2024 update
  • How to apply for, and certify money ‘due’

Module 4: Quality Management

  • The employer’s requirements and the contractor’s proposals
  • Design, no design or part design? CDM and BSA 2024 update
  • Quality assurance, discrepancies, and divergences
  • Procedure for completion and how to address and rectify defects

Module 5: Time Management

  • How does JCT measure project progress and manage time and programme?
  • Employer’s instructions and acceleration
  • Non-completion: election and application of LADs

Module 6: Dispute Avoidance and Resolution

  • How JCT disputes arise: warning signs and what to do about them
  • Dispute avoidance techniques and using JCT’s contract tools to support early closure; 2024 update
  • Formal options for determination and resolution of JCT disputes

This pre-recorded webinar will be available to view from Friday 4th October 2024

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JCT Form of Contract 2024 Edition - 6 Essential Modules