Building contract

Small works
10 Reviews
Select support levelCompare
Recommended

Document overview

A straight forward small works construction contract for a building company employing staff for domestic and industrial work. It helps to protect against claims and get money in from clients. Use for single contract or as an umbrella agreement for multiple contracts. Requires that you attach specification of work. Comes with extensive notes explaining every item and leaving you simply to choose and use.
Compliant
Compliant with the latest law
Document propertied
Document properties
  • Length:10 pages (2900 words)
  • Available in:
    MsWordMicrosoft Word DOCXApple pagesApple PagesRTFRTF
watertight guarantee
Backed by our watertight guarantee

If the document isn’t right for your circumstances for any reason, just tell us and we’ll refund you in full immediately.

writing in plain english
Written in plain English

We avoid legal terminology unless necessary. Plain English makes our documents easy to understand, easy to edit and more likely to be accepted.

Notes
Guidance notes included

You don’t need legal knowledge to use our documents. We explain what to edit and how in the guidance notes included at the end of the document.

email
Support from our legal team

Email us with questions about editing your document. Use our Lawyer Assist service if you’d like our legal team to check your document will do as you intend.

Update
Up to date with the latest law

Our documents comply with the latest relevant law. Our lawyers regularly review how new law affects each document in our library.

About this construction contract

This is a basic straight forward construction contract for any small works. Simple contract for a building company employing staff to use for domestic and industrial work. It helps to protect against claims and get money in. Use for single contract or as umbrella agreement for multiple contracts. Requires that you attach specification of work. Comes with extensivenotes explaining every item and leaving you simply to choose and use.

This construction contract covers just those areas where you most need legal strength: limiting your liability if things go wrong, cash collection, payment for extras, no posting bad publicity on social networks. Of course, with the wide Net Lawman experience of the real World, there are a few more helpful points too.

This construction contract also contains drafting notes to make quite clear what the text means and to advise you on choosing from the options we give.

Alternatives to this construction contract

Net Lawman offers several alternative construction industry and services contracts. They include several trade-specific contracts for a sole trader doing small domestic work. See them listed at right hand side of this page. This contract is for higher value work using employees and sub-contractors for a commercial or industrial client.

If you are a client wanting something formal for a contract and maybe to establish that your man is not an employee, you should buy Small works construction contract for client.

Contents of this construction contract

  • Definitions of special terms
  • Interpretation: explaining the agreement
  • Client warranties: making sure the party who signs has authority to do so - and more
  • Work assignments: specifications and organisation
  • Builder’s payment: the system you use and making sure you get paid
  • Confidentiality: no using social networks
  • Use of sub-contractors: basic ground rules to keep your client happy
  • Limitation of liability: helps you avoid being caught out
  • Termination of the agreement
  • Transferring the contract by either side
  • Uncontrollable events (just in case you need it)
  • Miscellaneous legal matters
Sample building contractFront cover

Recent reviews

Swift Save
11 October 2022
Having inadvertently purchased the incorrect document for my needs, a download link the correct document was sent quickly and without fuss. Excellent!
Michael Sullivan
Review of the United Kingdom version
Swift Save
11 October 2022
Having inadvertently purchased the incorrect document for my needs, a download link the correct document was sent quickly and without fuss. Excellent!
Michael Sullivan
Review of the United Kingdom version
Got What Was Needed
13 September 2021
The document was exactly what I needed, instantly, providing information to the client. We can move forward understanding expectations on both sides, giving comfort and trust to complete the service.
D PARRY
Review of the New Zealand version
Read all 10 reviews

Choose the level of support you need

Document Only

Complete the document template yourself using our guidance notes
Rs.999.00
  • ok This document
  • okDetailed guidance notes explaining how to edit each paragraph
Most Popular

Lawyer Assist

Support from our legal team during and after editing
203 Reviews
Rs.3,499.00
  • ok This document
  • okDetailed guidance notes explaining how to edit each paragraph
  • okUnlimited email support - ask our legal team any question related to completing the document
  • ok
    Review of your edited document by our legal team including:
    • reporting on whether your changes comply with the law
    • answering your questions about how to word a new clause or achieve an outcome
    • checking that your use of defined terms is correct and consistent
    • correcting spelling mistakes
    • reformatting the document ready to sign

Bespoke

Drafted for you, to your precise requirements
from
Rs.5,500.00
  • okA document drawn just for you to your exact requirements
  • okPersonalised service provided by an experienced solicitor
  • okFree discussion before we provide an estimate, for you to ask questions and for us to understand your requirements
  • okTransparent fees - a fixed fee for the basic work, a fixed hourly rate for new or changed instructions, and no charge for office overheads or third party disbursements
  • okCareful and thorough consideration of your circumstances and your consequent likely practical and legal requirements
  • okProvision of options that you may not have considered with availability for discussion
  • okHelp and advice woven into the fabric of our service so that you can make the best decisions
© 2000 - 2024 Net Lawman Limited.
All rights reserved