Council for Aluminium in Building

Contracts Seminar in Reading on 25 September 2019

CAB Contracts Seminar  ‘What every Subcontractor needs to know’

‘***UP to 2 FREE Places for members***

Venue –  Royal Berkshire Conference Centre, Madejski Stadium, Reading, RG2 0LF
Timings – 8.30am to 5pm

Continuing our popular series, we are pleased to announce the date of our third seminar of 2019. Our presenter will once again be Geraldine Fleming, Operations Director at International construction consultancy Driver Trett.

Topic areas to be covered
• Introduction to formation of contract
• How a contract is formed (battle of the forms!)
• Invitation to tender
• The quotation (qualifications and assumptions)
• Post tender negotiations including the pre-contract meeting
• Letters of Intent
• Express / implied terms
• Contracts executed as a deed or under hand
• Third party rights
• Time – what should a contract contain
• Correspondence and communication clauses
• Record keeping and notices
• Payment under the Construction Act 2009 and covering related issues such as discount and retention
• Limitation of liability

Who should attend?

The seminar is aimed at those involved in working with main contractors or who subcontract work to others, whether in either an estimating, operational, commercial or financial role.


8.00 – 8.30am Registration & refreshments

8.30 – 12.30pm Morning session

12.30 – 1.15pm Lunch

1.15 – 5pm Afternoon session

For further details and booking form please see below:-

Members letter – Contracts seminar ‘What every subcontractor needs to know’ on 25.9.19

Members booking form Contracts Seminar ‘ What every Subcontractor needs to know’ on 25.9.19