JCT’s Home Owner Contracts are designed specifically for people looking for the benefits and protection of a contract when appointing consultants or contractors. This contract is for a home owner/occupier who has not appointed a consultant to administer the contract. The customer deals directly with the contractor. Please note that you do not need a subscription to purchase Homeowner Contracts which are only available as pdfs. The subscription service supports online.

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The contracts can be obtained from RIBA bookshops www. You can download the latest version of Adobe Reader here:. Returning to HO09 it also comes in two forms: Draft contracts cannot be used for the tendering process homdowners multiple contractors.

However the contract does provide for adjudication in the event of a dispute between the hojeowners owner and the contractor. If you have any problems downloading your Home Owner Contracts email us at jct. The customer deals directly with the contractor.

The parties’ names and addresses. The JCT publishes two contracts for homeowners carrying out small residential building projects such as extensions or refurbishments, which are a building contract and an appointment for a consultant to homeoowners the building work.

Indeed both rely on good communication and a pragmatic approach to work. Energy and Natural Resources. A Yes, the contracts are available to buy in print from stockists around the country, visit the jctcontracts.

Fancy a city break anyone? Q How do I know which contract I need? The contracts are drafted in clear, simple language and come with guidance notes. If these things are agreed at the beginning then the potential for disputes is dramatically reduced.

It is not suitable for other purposes. Most commercial buildings, such as offices and shopping centres, are built using JCT contracts. How changes to the services are to be dealt with. CDM Regulations applies to both domestic and commercial clients. A Yes, JCT Contracts are well known throughout the construction industry for their unbiased contracts and have a reputation that your contractor will recognise and trust.


Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences. If you have a laptop that can also be used as a tablet, the contracg will only be accessible when it is in use as a laptop.

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Quick Basket You have 0 items in your basket. Q I will need a receipt for my contract purchase, how can I get one? All that is required is to add details of the particular project. This is a risk which may be quite high with certain projects, such as those on tight urban ho,eowners or in cotract proximity to old buildings, and in such cases it may be advisable to take out a special policy for the benefit of the employer. Can I use the contract more than once?

They are very easy to use. Want to buy a downloadable PDF version?

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Events from this Firm. For example, subsidence or vibration resulting from the carrying out of the works might cause such damage, even though the contractor has taken reasonable care. If you want to show the contractor the contract before finalising you can save and print draft versions of the contract. How the contract can be brought to an end. Q Can I buy printed versions of the contracts in a shop if I prefer not to buy online?

Q Can I get a refund on my Homeowner Contracts? How changes to the works are to be dealt with. There are no refunds for the Home Owner Contracts.

Coming to and Investing in the UK. Interested in the next Confract on this Topic? Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances. The above aside, maintaining cashflow is particularly critical for small contractors and it is not unusual for advance payments to be required so it is vital that bank references are sought, financial checks undertaken and references obtained from recently completed projects to ensure that the risk of default, having paid over a significant sum of money, is reduced.

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Adobe Reader must be used to open your contract. Do you have a Question or Comment? Q How will I receive the contract?

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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP. The following should help to answer most questions you have. The Draft Scottish Budget INDG rev1which can be downloaded for free from www.

Some computers such as Ocntract Macs have default PDF readers built in which will appear as the primary reader for your contract. You will then need to check the box on page 6 that you are using the contract for one project, save the file and click the Print Draft button.

Neither HO09 or MW11 provides for the appointment of named or nominated sub-contractors thus avoiding a complicated area of contract law. More from this Firm. For the homeoners client that is a positive starting point congract the structure and the language are also hokeowners simple to follow, being the contract specifically designed for use by home owners.

The contracts also assist by acting as a checklist for essential items in a building contract. The work to be done, Planning permission, building regulations and party walls, Using facilities on the premises, Price, Payment, The working period, Product guarantees, Insurance, Working hours, Occupation and security of the premises, and Disputes.

How will I receive the contract?