Redfern Contract Consultants Ltd


Our Services

RCC offers an extensive range of services, all of which can be tailored to meet the specific requirements of your project or issue.

Area of service:

Bid/Tender

Order Acceptance

Project Execution

Procurement and Contracts

Disputes

Risk

Supply Chain

Bonds and Parent Company Guarantees

Consultant Appointments

Training, Seminars, Workshops

Staff secondment

Business-wide commercial contracting process development

Our Specialised Fields

Project Execution
Bid/Tender
Procurement & Contracts
Disputes
Training, Seminars, Workshops

Services in Detail

Bid/Tender

  • Improving bid documentation
  • Bid options and adding value
  • Estimating process and systems
  • Reviewing terms and conditions of contract
  • Drafting commercial solutions
  • Bid negotiation


Order Acceptance

  • Contract negotiations
  • Drafting contracts
  • Documenting Agreements


Project Execution

  • Project planning support
  • Valuations
  • Schedule of Rates
  • Final Accounts
  • Variations
  • Financial Management
  • Managing subcontracts
  • General commercial advice


Procurement and Contracts

  • Procurement options
  • Contract options


Disputes

  • Avoidance
  • Claims
  • Forensic work
  • Adjudication
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation


Risk

  • Risk Management
  • Workshops


Supply Chain

  • Good practice
  • Refresh Systems
  • Strategy


Bonds and Parent Company Guarantees

  • Retention Bonds
  • Performance Bonds
  • Pensions Bonds
  • Parent Company Guarantees


Consultant Appointments

  • Agreements

Training, Seminars, Workshops

RCC’s training portfolio focuses very specifically on the needs, problems and opportunities of Specialist Contractors and consists of an integrated set of directly targeted and high quality intensive training courses with the aim of providing clear and practical understanding.

Course Programme

  • Introducing Contracts – an Essential Guide (Full Day)
  • Getting Paid – a Good Practice Guide (1/2 Day)
  • Getting Paid – a Good Practice Guide (Full Day)
  • Variations – a Good Practice Guide (1/2 Day)
  • Order Acceptance – the Most Crucial Point in Contracting (1/2 Day)
  • Specialists Contracting – Good Practice for Management and Supervision (Full Day)
  • Cost and Value Management – a Good Practice Guide (1/2 Day)
  • Progress Management – a Good Practice Guide (1/2 Day)
  • Sales & Other Key Staff – an Essential Guide to Contracting (Full Day)
  • Disputes and Claims – Not Too Hot to Handle (Full Day)
  • Understanding Adjudication – Resolving a Dispute (Full Day)

In-house training can follow the format and content of RCC’s standard courses, or can be tailored to suit individual requirements. We recommend a discussion to establish a ‘menu’ of the topics you would like covered.


Staff secondment
Secondment of staff to projects/ parts of Client business for ongoing project work:

  • Quantity Surveyors (various levels)
  • Commercial Managers
  • Planners


Business-wide commercial contracting process development
We can offer a tailor made review of your business contracting process and procedures:

  • We can review current operational structure and processes to highlight areas of risk and opportunity
  • We can introduce, roll out, monitor and maintain Commercial Documentation and Process within Accounts, Sales and Projects departments to improve Project efficiency, reduce risk exposure, provide high quality management information, improve cashflow and maximise revenue and margin returns throughout the entire Projects Division – ensuring compliance with company Sarbanes-Oxley act Provisions
  • We can identify Key Performance Indicators which provide measurement of development progress and effect.
  • We can provide ‘In-house’ training, seminars and workshops regarding the Commercial Documentation and Process
  • We can produce ‘Internal Good Practice Commercial Guide’ for use by Salesmen and Project Staff
  • We can review, monitor and provide management advice regarding Project Commercial Performance including claims for additional payment (variations), applications for payment, invoices, cashflow, monthly performance reporting and forecasting to Head Office
  • We can monitor existing and introduce, roll out, monitor and maintain new and current Commercial Procedures and Commercial Documentation throughout the projects.
  • We can mentor and train existing Commercial Staff to take over the effective Commercial Management of Systems Projects after the end of the agreement.