Standard form appointments

Standard form appointments guidance:

The ACE Professional Services Agreement (PSA) is a standard form consultant appointment published by the ACE (Association for Consultancy and Engineering). This Practice...

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The CIC Consultants' Contract Conditions The Construction Industry Council (CIC) publishes a standard form of consultant appointment: The CIC Consultants' Contract...

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This Practice Note considers the role of the Engineer under the FIDIC Red and Yellow Books 1999 and the Pink Book 2010. The FIDIC Silver Book 1999 and the FIDIC Gold Book...

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This Practice Note considers the role of the Engineer under the FIDIC Red and Yellow Books 2017. For more information on these contracts, see Practice Notes: FIDIC...

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'MF/4' is one of the suite of Model Forms published on behalf of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. It is...

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The NEC Professional Service Contract (PSC) is a long form consultant appointment published as part of the NEC suite of contracts. The NEC4 suite of contracts was...

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Overview of the NEC Professional Service Short Contract The NEC Professional Service/Services Short Contract, or PSSC, is part of the NEC3 and NEC4 suites of contracts...

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This Practice Note looks at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Standard Agreement 2010 (as revised in 2012), including the Standard Conditions of...

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This Practice Note looks at the RIBA Standard Professional Services Contract 2018 for Architectural Services (RIBA SPSC 2018), considering the key provisions and when the...

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What is the RIBA Plan of Work? The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 maps out the structure of the design process for a construction project, setting out tasks and outputs at each...

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