Model contracts to fast-track Covid-19 extra contractor payments

Posted by Hazel Duhy on in Sector Group News, Construction, Manufacturing and Nuclear New Build, UK News.

The Cabinet Office has published model contract variations for JCT and NEC contracts paving the way for public sector clients to support contractors on projects placed in care and maintenance or suspended altogether.

The new contract variations will support the Government’s procurement policy note 02/20. This orders public clients to settle construction bills straight away and still pay for work even if sites are suspended.

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