NEC4: Facilities Management Contract

NEC4: Facilities Management Contract
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The NEC4 Facilities Management Contract (FMC) is intended to be used for the appointment of a service provider for a period of time to manage and provide a facility management service. The NEC4 suite of contracts helps to streamline processes, reduce the potential for problems and promotes the best practice in the procurement of facilities management services.

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Core Clauses 

  • 1 General 

  • 2 The Service Provider’s main responsibilities 

  • 3 Time 

  • 4 Quality management 

  • 5 Payment 

  • 6 Compensation events 

  • 7 Use of equipment, Plant and Materials 

  • 8 Liabilities and insurance 

  • 9 Termination 

Main Option Clauses 

  • Option A: Priced contract with price list 

  • Option C: Target contract with price list 

  • Option E: Cost reimbursable contract 

Resolving and Avoiding Disputes 

  • Option W1 

  • Option W2 

Secondary Option Clauses 

  • Option X1: Price adjustment for inflation (used only with Options A and C) 

  • Option X2: Changes in the law 

  • Option X3: Multiple currencies (used only with Option A) 

  • Option X4: Performance guarantee 

  • Option X8: Undertakings to the Client or Others 

  • Option X9: Transfer of rights (only used with Option X15) 

  • Option X10: Information modelling 

  • Option X11: Termination by the Client (not used with Option X19) 

  • Option X12: Multiparty collaboration 

  • Option X18: Limitation of liability 

  • Option X19: Termination by either Party (not used with Option X11) 

  • Option X21: Whole life cost 

  • Option X23: Extending the Service Period 

  • Option X24: The accounting periods 

  • Option X27: Project Orders 

  • Option X28: Change of Control

  • ​Options X5–X7, X13–X14, X16–X17, X20, X22 and X25–X26 are not used 
  • Option Y(UK)1: Project Bank Account 

  • Option Y(UK)2: The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 

  • Option Y(UK)3: The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 

  • Option Z: Additional conditions of contract  


  • Schedule of Cost Components 

  • Short Schedule of Cost Components 

  • Subcontract Data 

  • Part one – Data provided by the Client 

  • Part two – Data provided by the Service Provider 

  • Index 

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01/01/2021 11:42:24
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Thomas Telford Ltd

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