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Welcome to the C-Link Resources Centre. Here you will find guides, ebooks and other materials, created with one goal in mind: to help you make more money on your construction project!

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Bill of Quantities Template

Bill of Quantities Template

If you want to prepare for a successful construction project, it’s important to start the tendering process with a defined stand...

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Programme Management

Programme Management

You’re a Property Developer who typically acts as a Main Contractor on projects. You have just completed a series of schemes and...

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Procurement Pocketbook for Drylining

Procurement Pocketbook for Drylining

Construction is a highly technical industry with hundreds of trades making it almost impossible for anyone to understand all the d...

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Vesting Certificate Template

Vesting Certificate Template

Occasionally, with materials that have a long lead in time or are in short supply, suppliers or subcontractors may request payment...

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Invitation to Tender Template

Invitation to Tender Template

Your supply chain is prequalified and you have subcontractors in place to price for each trade package. Time to issue the tender d...

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RFIs and Change Management

RFIs and Change Management

You’re a Property Developer who typically acts as a Main Contractor on projects You often use the Traditional Procurement Route ...

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Procurement Pocketbook for Fall Protection

Procurement Pocketbook for Fall Protection

Construction is a highly technical industry with hundreds of trades making it almost impossible for anyone to understand all the d...

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Defects Liability Periods

Defects Liability Periods

You’re a property developer who typically acts as a Main Contractor. You want to understand more about the Defects Liability Per...

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Collateral Warranties

Collateral Warranties

You’re a Property Developer working on projects across London and the South East. You want to understand more about Collateral W...

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The Essential SME Property Development Guide

The Essential SME Property Development Guide

The property market is an environment full of change and uncertainty. As a Developer, you need to conduct a regular review of the ...

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Lean Construction Procurement for Developers

Lean Construction Procurement for Developers

You’re a Developer with several secured sites across London and the South East. A drop off in the housing market means that you ...

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Procurement Pocketbook for Louvres

Procurement Pocketbook for Louvres

Construction is a highly technical industry with hundreds of trades making it almost impossible for anyone to understand all the d...

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Protecting Gross Development Value

Protecting Gross Development Value

You’re a developer or housebuilder. Gross Development Value (GDV) is a critical metric. ...

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Design and Build Contracting for Developers

Design and Build Contracting for Developers

You are a Developer with secured sites across the UK. Your business has historically taken a traditional, Architect-led approach t...

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Procurement Routes

NEC Contract Options

You’ve heard about the NEC Contract before (and no, we’re not talking about the big tin shed in ...

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Procurement Routes

Gross Development Value and Profits

Gross Development Value (or GDV) is the forecast revenue or sale that is anticipated from the comple...

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Procurement Routes

JCT Design and Build Contract

In this article I’ll discuss the principles of Design and Build Contracts by reference to the Join...

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Procurement Routes

JCT Contracts

The Joints Contract Tribunal, often referred to as the JCT, is an independent organisation that publ...

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Procurement Routes

Procurement Routes

You’re a Developer with a secured site in South West London. The scheme is a new-build... ...

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Procurement Pocketbook for Basement Waterproofing

Procurement Pocketbook for Basement Waterproofing

Construction is a highly technical industry with hundreds of trades making it almost impossible.....

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Acceptance by Commencement

Contract Acceptance by Commencement

You’re a Main Contractor working on a JCT Standard Building Contract (2016). ...

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Procurement Pocketbook for Underfloor Heating

Procurement Pocketbook: UFH

Handy tips, advice and suggestions on how to best manage an Underfloor Heating package....

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Procurement Pocketbook for Audio Visual, Automation and Data

Procurement Pocketbook: AV & Data

Audio Visual, Automation and Data is often just before Practical Completion. Read our guide on best practice. ...

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Procurement Pocketbook for Blinds

Procurement Pocketbook: Blinds

Don't pay lip service to your blinds package. Read expert advice on making savings to improve profit margins....

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Loss and Expense and LAD’s in JCT Contracts

Loss and Expense and LAD’s in JCT Contracts

You’re a Main Contractor working on an unamended JCT Design and Build Contract (2016). The project has achieved Practical Comple...

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Errors Divergencies Discrepancies in Variations

Errors Divergencies Discrepancies in Variations

What happens when specification documents contain errors, divergencies and/or discrepancies for a specific package? At what point ...

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M&E Value Engineering

M&E Value Engineering

As professionals, we spend thousands of pounds procuring subcontract packages each year. They'll be some days when you'll have wis...

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Omissions and Loss of Profit

Omissions and Loss of Profit

Download the "Loss of Profit" E-book and we will answer the following questions for you:

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Design and Build Contracting under JCT

Design and Build Contracting under JCT

This ebook delves into the details of the Design and Build Contract and explores the risks and opportunities available to you.

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Late Notices to Commence

Late Notices to Commence

We put this question, along with others, to J P Farnell, Adjudicator and CEDR Accredited Mediator. He answers all in this ebook.

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NEC Cash Flow Management

NEC Cash Flow Management

In this Ebook on NEC Contracts and Cash Flow Management, we answer the following questions:

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Late on a Payment Notice

What happens when you're late on a Payment Notice?

We put this question, along with others, to J P Farnell, Adjudicator and CEDR Accredited Mediator. He answers all in this ebook.

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