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Why would you bother with a contract when your builder has given you a quotation? It can seem like an expense your client can do without.
Find out everything you need to know about JCT contracts below
Why bother with a contract?
The context, from an insurance perspective, of when the different contracts should be used
Minor works clauses
The ‘Minor works’ contract is the most commonly used in renovation contracts in the UK
Intermediate works clauses
‘Intermediate’ JCT contracts are very flexible and are used for larger domestic projects where the works are more complex
Standard form clauses
‘Standard form’ JCT contracts are the most flexible and are used for very large commercial and domestic projects
Using contractor’s insurance
Most UK contractors only hold public liability insurance and employer’s liability insurance