NEC4 changes and differences at a glance:
All of the changes made to the contracts are a direct result of feedback from industry. The style, layout, terminology and key project management processes that run through NEC3 contracts remain in NEC4, however - maintaining the clarity and ease-of-use that NEC is known for.
- New forms of contract - the Design Build and Operate Contract (DBO), the Alliance Contract (ALC), and the Facilities Management Contract (FMC).
- Improved clarity and simplicity across the suite.
- New and improved support for dispute avoidance, early contractor involvement, quality management, and more.
- Innovative new features and new contracts help users further achieve improvements to the efficiency and outcome of their projects and work programmes.