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Claims and Disputes in the Construction Industry

As the pandemic continues and a further lockdown in place, there remains a real concern that parties to construction contracts will become embroiled in costly and long-running disputes over the effects of COVID-19 on projects.

Claims and Disputes in Construction Paper

CLC Site Operating Procedure v7

The Site Operating Procedures have been updated to reflect the latest Government guidance in England to reflect the latest Government guidance in England. The changes in Version 7 are minor, including updated guidance on self-isolation and shielding and the removal of the requirement to display a QR code in site canteens.

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LCAM Protocol

This Protocol has been prepared to help parties who wish to conduct a Facilitated Contract
Renegotiation (FCR) to prepare for and conduct that negotiation in good faith and in a spirit of

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CLC Site Operating Procedure v6

The Site Operating Procedures have been updated to reflect recent changes in Government guidance. Whilst there are no significant changes to social distancing requirements on sites, the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has taken the opportunity to streamline the Site Operating Procedures whilst maintaining the familiar format.

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Face Coverings in Construction

In response to coronavirus, the use of face coverings has become mandatory in more public places, and construction employers have asked the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) for guidance to help provide a consistent approach across the industry.

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Covid-19 Cost Assessment Toolkit

Methodology for assessing and reporting the cost implications of disruption due to the panandemic.

CLC Guide to Future Proofing Contracts

Building upon the Contractual Best Practice Guidance published by the group earlier in the year, it includes options for amending many of the JCT and NEC contracts to cater for impacts of the pandemic on delivery of the works/services.

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CLC Site Operating Procedure v5

Updated to reflect the latest Government guidance following the easing of Lockdown measures in England from Saturday 4 July 2020.

Download Site Operating Procedures v5