Contract Administration

Cornerstone Building Surveyors Hampshire Contract Admin

It can be incredibly time-consuming, undertaking a refurbishment or new build project on your own. Whether you’re looking to take on a commercial or residential project, you need to consider the financial and contractual aspects of your project – something that can be incredibly stressful and confusing.

We can take over the administration side of your project, easing that stress and worry, whilst also advising you on the best way to go about undertaking the works. We can go through the brief, review your plans and come up with a programme of costings and requirements needed, to see your project through to completion. We can also take on the project management of the process too, if you require.

What we can do for you, from the outset

  • Undertake a Client’s Brief for the project.
  • Review the extent of the works and the budget requirements.
  • Advise on the most suitable JCT Form of Contract to use for the project.
  • Prepare the Specification and Schedule of Works, plus other tender documents.
  • Advise on your requirements under the CDM (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
  • Undertake the tender process including the negotiation of the contract.
  • Advise on the appointment of a Contractors.

How we can help once the works have started

  • Undertake regular inspections to review the quality of the work.
  • Review the programme with the Contractor.
  • Issue Certificates of Payment and agreed Variations with the Client and Contractor.
  • Chair progress meetings.
  • Advise on when the works are completed (Practical Completion) and undertake snagging inspections.
  • Agree the final account on completion and handover.