Types of Contracts in UK Law

  • The relationship between contract administration problems and contract type
    • Núm. 9-2, Marzo 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 ......
  • A detailed analysis of the relationship between contract administration problems and contract types
    • Núm. 11-1, Marzo 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
    • Núm. 83-1_suppl, Marzo 2017
    • International Review of Administrative Sciences
    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...
    ...... Public Affairs, The Ohio State University, USA Abstract 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 indi- vidual departments within a decentralized procurement system. We dra ......
  • Financial analyst in a media company: Nick Dunnett explains what it takes to secure this highly commercial role.
    • Núm. 2010, Enero 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.
    • Núm. 2007, Septiembre - Diciembre 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] . The ...There are two basic types of Mibel futures contracts: one has a physical delivery and the other ......
  • Book Review: The Exploitation of Foreign Labour by Germany
    • Núm. 1-2, Abril 1946
    • International Journal
    ...... workers were recruited, how they were distributed, the -types of "contracts" under which they were employed, their living and ......
  • Negative Social Dialogue versus Positive Social Dialogue
    • Núm. 3-2, Junio 2001
    • European Journal of Social Security
    This paper draws upon research exploring progress in achieving the ‘adaptability pillar’ of the 1997 European Employment Strategy. Using two national case studies, France and Belgium, it explores t...
    ...... are creating a demand for the adaptation of employment contracts and for life-long learning. The adaptability pillar is a response to ...It also means recognizing all types of contracts and providing the same level of social benefits to ......
  • Financing infrastructure: fixed price vs. price index contracts
    • Núm. 8-3, Marzo 2008
    • Journal of Public Procurement
    • 289-301
    This paper looks at a common type of price adjustment, price indexing, which provides contractors with compensation for increases in price volatile commodities. We address the effect of Firm Fixed ...
    ...... We address the effect of Firm Fixed Price (FFP) versus indexed price systems for a price volatile commodity. The impact of these two types of bid systems is analyzed through a combined qualitative and quantitative analysis. Results indicate that an indexed price system does not provide a ......
  • Contract Caterers and Public Sector Catering
    • Núm. 9-1, Enero 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 ......
  • A Principled Approach to European Contract Law?
    • Núm. 7-3, Septiembre 2000
    • Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
    ...... serve as a 'precursor' for a future European Code of Contracts. 2 Once a proper basis for the enactment of such a Code can be found ... 5 are different from the ones governing unfair terms in other types of contracts, as there will be in the near future specific rules on ......
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