The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and NEC held a well-attended seminar on using NEC contracts for facilities management on 6 October 2015. This inaugural BIFM Procurement SIG event provided an insight into why BIFM are promoting the use of the NEC Contract Suite as good practice
It was chaired by BIFM chief executive officer James Sutton. Les Stratford provided an update on the activities of BIFM’s procurement special interest group that he chairs, and this was followed by a general introduction to NEC contracts from NEC consultant Tim Knee-Robinson.
Owen Gower of Vinci Facilities then gave the keynote presentation, providing a practitioner’s view of best practice in facilities management procurement. At the heart of his presentation was a case study on the benefits of using the TSC for managing facilities for Lincolnshire County Council.
The NEC for FM suite of contracts, which was specifically designed for the facilities management sector, includes the NEC3 Term Service Contract (TSC) and the NEC3 Term Service Short Contract (TSSC),
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