219. Rights and obligations created by tendering.

If the contractor carries out work, such as preparing designs, schedules or estimates, as part of the tendering process in the reasonable belief either that he will be paid for these services or that the contract will be placed with him, he is entitled to reasonable remuneration for that work on a quantum meruit basis1. Equally, the contractor is entitled to remuneration where the employer makes use of the contractor's input into his tender or causes him to carry out work beyond that reasonably necessary in the circumstances