Monthly Archives: August 2010

Getting the Payment Process Right and adding time is a Win/Win deal

Major contractors are struggling with the concept and the process of security of payment acts, including the Queensland BCIPA Act 2004. The problem is they see the process as a precursor to dispute, rather than an effective, cost and time-saving process. Continue reading

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Variations can be snakes in the woodpile; if you are not careful, you will get bitten.

90% of variations do not come packaged with the label, “We would like to make a change; please tell us how much you will charge.” Variations mostly arrive as instructions to do something, or in the form of changed drawings or specifications. Continue reading

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