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An introduction to commercial awareness and contracting within the MEP sector

November 3 2016

Lincoln House, London

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has joined with the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) to form a joint advice team comprising of solicitors and surveyors to host a full day’s course on ‘An Introduction to Commercial Awareness and Contracting within the MEP Sector’. 

The one day course is taking place on 3rd November 2016 at the BESA and ECA headquarters at Lincoln House, London.  The day, which includes lunch for attendees will run from10.00 to 16.30 and is offered at a special rate of £55 + VAT per person for BESA and ECA members only).

The course offers attendees an overview of: 

  • Tendering
  • Entering into contracts including:
    • Contents
    • Compilation
    • Incorporation
    • Execution
  • Contracting options including:
    • JCT
    • NEC
  • Contractual risk assessment
  • Tactical contracting – when and how to negotiate
  • Duty of care
  • Time
  • Variations
  • Money, the Construction Act, retentions, leveraging your ability to be paid
  • Managing your client’s credit risk
  • Dispute resolution
  • Insolvency
  • Onerous clauses

With practical advice, expert speakers and interactive discussions our teams will impart their experience through a course that offers a real insight into the contracting process from start to finish.

Once delivered, the course will be subject to self-improvement based on feedback and a regional programme will be considered in more detail.

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