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Seminar: An introduction to commercial awareness & contracting within the MEP sector

ECA and the BESA advice team (comprising solicitors and surveyors) are hosting a full day course on ‘an introduction to commercial awareness and contracting within the MEP sector’.

ECA Event

28 March 2018



ECA Eastern Regional Office
Unit 15, Park Farm Business Center
Fornham St Genevieve
Bury St Edmunds
IP28 6TS

The one day course, taking place on 28th of March 2018 at ECA Eastern Regional Office, from 10.00 to 16.30 will include lunch/refreshments and cost £85 + VAT (BESA/ECA members only).

The course will give an overview of:
• Tendering
• Getting into contracts
o Contents
o Compilation
o Incorporation
o Execution
• Contracting options
• Contractual risk assessment
• Tactical contracting – when & how to negotiate
• Duty of care
• Time
• Variations
• Money – 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 the team will impart their experience within a course which offers a real insight into the contracting process from start to finish.
Detailed learning on any of these areas may be offered in separate seminars at a later date.
Once delivered, the course will be subject to self-improvement based on feedback and a regional programme will be considered in more detail.