Last edited 14 Sep 2020

GC Works contracts

The suite of standard Government Conditions of contract, GC Works, is still available; however, it is no longer being updated by the government, who has moved to the New Engineering Contract, now in its fourth edition (NEC4).

The GC Works contracts were created primarily for government projects, but could be used in the private sector. They were published by the Stationery Office for the Property Advisors for the Civil Estate (PACE).

The suite of contracts comprised:

In addition, there were a range of supporting documents such as; sub-contracts, forms of tender, invitation to tender, performance bonds, parent company guarantees, retention bonds, notices and certificates.

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