ABIC NSW Contracts:
Thursday 22 October 9:00am - 12:30pm
Presenters: Will Fung & Tina Engelen CO-AP, Polly Harbison Polly Harbison Design, Genevieve Lilley Genevieve Lilley Architects.
What are the keys to creating a firm business foundation? How do you consolidate your practice and grow sustainably? How do you compete with bigger firms and use your size strategically? How do you generate work and leverage projects in order to get the next job?
In a series of forensic presentations, three small practices will share their practice strategies and learnings focusing on business structure, marketing, finding and keeping clients, adapting to new conditions and using their size strategically.
3 formal CPD points.
$75 Members | $65 A+ member | $110 non-members | $50 Graduate member | $40 SONA member | $50 student non member.
Venue: Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point.
Register online. Numbers strictly limited.
Changes to Simple Works and the new Cost Plus contract
Thursday 29 October 9:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Richard Booth
Director Bruce Henderson Architects Victoria
and member of the ABIC Committee.
In August 2014, the Institute and Master Builders Australia released the new ABIC Commercial Cost Plus 2014 (CP-2014 C) contract, for commercial projects. In March 2015, ABIC SW-2008 Housing was updated. This seminar will cover the new Cost Plus Contract and the changes to ABIC SW for Housing in NSW and walk you through a best-practice approach to administering and executing each contract.
In particular the seminar will cover:
• The suite of changes in the Simple Works Contract
• Stage Payment Schedules in SW
• Best practice in administering and executing each contract
• New cost plus mechanisms explained relating to contractors fee options, determining the cost of works and claiming and assessing variations.
• Understand the legal and legislative implications on using cost plus for residential projects
• How to adapt Cost Plus to residential
• The proposed changes to the ABIC Suite of contracts
Richard Booth is the Institute’s ABIC Contracts Committee Chair and a Director of Bruce Henderson Architects. He has been closely involved in the original development of the ABIC Suite of Contracts and their further development through to the present day.
2.5 formal CPD points.
$70 Members | $60 A+ member | $105 Non-members | $45 Graduate member | $35 SONA member | $45 Student non-member
Venue: Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point. Register online
. Numbers are strictly limited.