Posts tagged as Uwe Putlitz

Subcontractors, take a stand!

Subcontractors carry out major and important portions of building and construction work but are far too often last in the queue when it comes to recognition and legitimate treatment. The Joint Building Contracts Committee’s  (JBCC’s) Principal Building Agreement (PBA) and the Nominated/Selected Subcontract Agreement (NSSA) are both designed to link the employer with the contractor […]

Oral agreements for building and related work a “minefield of risk”

Oral agreements for electrical installation work are theoretically legal but frequently cause enormous problems, says Uwe Putlitz, CEO of the Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC). He says an oral agreement between an employer and an electrical contractor to undertake work based on discussions between the two parties – perhaps a drawing and/or a job description […]