Types of Contracts in UK Law

  • The relationship between contract administration problems and contract type
    • No. 9-2, March 2009
    • Journal of Public Procurement
    • 261-285
    Guided by a conceptual model developed by Davison and Wright, the research was conducted to determine which types of contract administration problems (e.g., delays) were perceived as most likely fo...
    ... ... by Davison and Wright, the research was conducted to determine which types of contract administration problems (e.g., delays) were perceived as most likely for seven types of contracts (e.g., small supplies and purchases). The survey was sent electronically ... ...
  • PUBLIC‐PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP CONTRACTS: A TALE OF TWO CITIES WITH DIFFERENT CONTRACTUAL ARRANGEMENTS
    • No. 89-4, December 2011
    • Public Administration
    This paper analyses regulation by contract in public‐private partnerships (PPPs) for infrastructure services. Although the benefits of competition for the market and subsequent regulatory contracts...
    ... ... Often, risks are not allocatedcorrectly nor is effective monitoring ensured. Comparisons between the two types of contractsshow how external regulation can be useful in mitigating contractual problems. This examination ofbidding procedures and contract design ... ...
  • A detailed analysis of the relationship between contract administration problems and contract types
    • No. 11-1, March 2011
    • Journal of Public Procurement
    • 108-226
    Guided by a conceptual model developed by Davison and Wright (2004), Davison and Sebastian (2009) surveyed National Institute of Government Purchasing (NIGP) and Institute of Supply Management (ISM...
    ... ... to determine empirically which types of contract administration problems (e.g., delays) were perceived as most likely for seven types of contracts (e.g., small supplies and purchases). The mean ratings of the perceived occurrence of the ten problems for each contract problem were reported. The ... ...
  • Autonomy versus control in procurement and contracting: the use of cost-reimbursement contracts in three US federal departments
    • No. 83-1_suppl, March 2017
    • International Review of Administrative Sciences
    • 0000
    This article examines the efficacy of central attempts to influence the use of specific types of contracts, namely, cost-reimbursement versus fixed-price contracts, by individual departments within...
    ... ... xed-price over cost-reimbursement contractsor whether the discretion allowed in the system has led to variability in the use ofdierent contract types across departments. If the latter is true, the implementationof additional cross-cutting regulations governing how departments purchase prod-ucts may ... ...
  • Financial analyst in a media company: Nick Dunnett explains what it takes to secure this highly commercial role.
    • No. 2010, November 2010
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • Dunnett, Nick
    • So you want to be
    ... ... analyst roles immediately attract interest and are popular with all types of accountants. But with this popularity comes strong competition for the ... More and more employers are using these types of contracts, so by taking this route you would give yourself the best chance of ... ...
  • IAS39: Patricia Teixeira Lopes examines the complexities of the standard using the example of accounting for hedging strategies in the electricity futures market of Spain and Portugal.
    • No. 2007, December - September 2007
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • Lopes, Patricia Teixeira
    • Technical matters
    ... ... creates unique issues concerning the physical delivery of the contracts compared with other commodity contracts ... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] ... There are two basic types of Mibel futures contracts: one has a physical delivery and the other ... ...
  • Contract Caterers and Public Sector Catering
    • No. 9-1, January 1987
    • Employee Relations
    • 10-13
    The impact of Government moves to put public sector catering out to competitive tender will severely affect some relationships between public sector catering management and staff, a range of employ...
    ... ... ] which stated that in "seeking tenders for services and awarding contracts, health authorities should not specify rates of pay or conditions of ... This company is very specific about the types of operations it would like to run — in school meals, the supply and ... ...
  • Contracting for implementation of standard software
    • No. 106-4, April 2006
    • Industrial Management & Data Systems
    • 562-580
    Purpose: Traditional contract vehicles do not align well with enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation methodologies. The purpose of this paper is to identify different contract vehicles a...
    ... ... to ERP implementationmethodologies.Keywords Resource management,Contracts, Method studyPaper type Conceptual paper1. IntroductionIt is the ... Why spend the resourcesdeveloping these types of applications when commercial solutions are readilyavailable? Acquiring ... ...
  • Money Matters on Our Way to a Greener Future: Biogas Plants’ Financing with Export Credits
    • No. 6-3, September 2015
    • Global Policy
    ... ... Green business models are highly dependent on various types of public subsidies, such as tax incentives, long-term, guaranteed minimum ... , however, often dif fi cult to establish the necessary delivery contracts between the entities producing the waste and the biogas plant, when the ... ...
  • Government Contracting and Renegotiation: An Economist's View
    • No. 50-4, December 1972
    • Public Administration
    ... ... ‘Fair and reasonable’ prices for non-competitive contracts need to be assessed against the specified objectives of ... and production work, with implications for different types of contracts. Generally, in the United Kingdom, development ... ...
  • See all results

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT