NEC Contract data
NEC was first published in 1993 as the New Engineering Contract. It is a suite of construction contracts intended to promote partnering and collaboration. The third edition, NEC3 was published in 2005.
- The form of agreement.
- Conditions of contract.
- Contract data.
- Prices, activities schedules and bill of quantities.
- Works information (describing what is to be done on the site).
- Site information (describing the condition of the site before the work starts).
NEC define the contract data as information that ‘…needs to be completed as part of the necessary contract documents; in the ECC this contains details such as starting date/Completion Date/employer details/defects date and the like. It is in two parts; part one (provided by the employer) and part two (provided by the contractor).’
- Details of the employer and key personnel.
- The location of the works information and site information.
- The language and law to be adopted.
- The period for reply.
- Options for adjudication / arbitration.
- Starting date / defects date / defects correction period.
- Payment details.
- Options for compensation events.
- Risk and insurance.
- Construction operations.
- Intellectual property.
- Data protection.
- Force majeure.
- Early warning / compensation events.
- Disallowable expenses.
- Details of the contractor and key personnel.
- The location of the programme.
- The location of works information for contractor’s design.
- The location of the activity schedule.
- Direct fee percentage.
- Subcontractor fee percentage.
- Working areas (including offices).
- Details to be included in the risk register.
- The tendered price.
- Cost components.
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
Featured articles and news
We review a book aiming to unpick the complexities of building physics.
An introduction to the categories, procedures and types of listed buildings.
This Australian robotics firm have developed a bricklaying machine capable of building a house in 3 days.
20bn devices will be online by 2020, generating huge volumes of information. Is society making the most of this rich data?
Built over a period of 632 years, Cologne Cathedral is considered one of the world's finest examples of Gothic architecture.
UandI adds £1.5bn to development pipeline.
Here are 5 things leaders can do to create a truly circular economy.
Find out about the different types of delays on construction projects.
Researchers at Wien university have developed new system to create an inflatable concrete structure.
Take a look at this newly-opened tower in Chicago with a remarkable 20:1 height-to-base ratio.
The principles, practice and formwork of one of the most important components of modern architecture.