Sub-contracts

Sub-contracts guidance:

This Practice Note is intended to provide advice to sub-contractors on how to spot problems with insolvent contractors and how the sub-contractor can take steps to...

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What is an early payment facility? An 'early payment facility' (EPF), or 'supplier finance scheme', is an arrangement set up by a main contractor supported by a...

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This Practice Note examines the approach to sub-contracting under the 1999 editions of the Red, Yellow and Silver Books, the Gold Book 2008 and the Pink Book 2010, and...

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This Practice Note examines the approach to sub-contracting under the 2017 editions of the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books. For a look at sub-contracting under the...

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This practice note covers the 2013 editions of the IChemE Yellow (4th Edition) and Brown Book (3rd Edition) forms of subcontract. These forms are intended to be used with...

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What are project bank accounts? Project bank accounts are ring-fenced bank accounts set up for construction projects, where the purpose of the account is to make payments...

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This Practice Note considers ‘pay when paid’ clauses and ‘pay when certified’ clauses in construction contracts, and the relevant provisions of the Housing Grants,...

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This Practice Note examines the Construction Sub-contract between Project Co and the Construction Sub-contractor (also referred to as the Construction Contractor) in the...

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What standard forms are available? Although not yet widely used in the private sector, project bank accounts have been recommended by the government for use in public...

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One of the key considerations for a developer when they are looking to procure works, is the appointment of the contractor. The procurement route chosen will then...

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This Practice Note discusses: • difficulties which arise in respect of sub-contractor insurances, and • what should the parties do? Sub-contractor liabilities...

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This Practice Note looks at the process of producing a construction sub-contract, often referred to as ‘stepping down’ a building contract. It looks at key considerations...

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This Practice Note is about the VAT reverse charge for building and construction work, which applies from 1 October 2020. The charge was originally intended to be...

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