As a client and recipient of the tender proposal, you should expect for the tenderer to demonstrate their ability to execute and complete the work.
(not all will be relevant to your project. Your project may require other sections as well)
The Work and Form of Contract
2. Requirements for claiming (including timing)?
3. By Head Contractor?
4. By Owner through Head Contractor?
5. By Owner direct?
6. Where are the payment conditions expressed?
7. The form of progress payment claim to be used?
8. If possible to negotiate specific enforceable payment conditions which will allow a date by which payment is to be made to be calculated with certainty?
9. Will it be necessary to qualify tenders to obtain payment for work off-site which cannot be delivered due to delay in the programme of work for the headcontract?
The Contractor should consider whether they are required to obtain and allow for any costs associated with Council approval, or approval of other authorities.
- Council approval?
- Approval of other authorities e.g. Water Authorities, Fire Brigade, etc.
Completion and Practical Completion
Extension of Time
- The events which entitle the contractor to claim an extension of time.
- Whether there are any restrictions on how claims are to be made, for example do all claims have to be made in writing, and what time constraints are present?
- To whom and in what form are all claims to be directed.