The ACA’s new Framework Alliance Contract FAC-1 has now been published. It is a multi-party overarching agreement between any number of framework alliance members, designed for use with any underlying contract form, compatible with NEC3, as well as with ICC, JCT, PPC and FIDIC forms, and said to be suitable for alliances that integrate professional services and supplies. It can also be used with any form of consultant appointment or supply chain agreement.

See: http://acarchitects.co.uk/ fac-1-framework-alliance-contract-published-02- june-2016/

And June launch date for the first of the JCT 2016 fleet

The first contracts in the 2016 edition of the JCT fleet are being launched this month. They include the Minor Works Building Contract and the with contractor’s design version and the Minor Works Sub-Contract with subcontractor’s design.

See: http://corporate.jctltd.co.uk/category/jct-2016/