been observed in the history that the industry of construction has been
witnessing the delays and is a common incidence. Delay and disruption to
construction contracts invariably involve either the Contractor, Employer or
both with financial losses and considerable inconvenience. Delay and disruption
are also the main challenges faced within the current construction projects.
This delay and disruption in the construction projects are the subject matter
that are the purpose of this dissertation following the potential risks that
derive to look into the social, technical, economical, financial, legal and
resource for construction. These typical delays in a project are due to some of
the vulnerable conditions and some contractual errors that can be the main
fault in the delay. This lead to the lack of professionalism within the
industry and bad reputation for the contractors as many clients tend to follow
the path of hiring foreign contractors due to the commitment and dedication
towards the work. The aim of the paper is evaluate the time consequences to a
construction project as a result of changes made to the main JCT & NEC
contracts. This dissertation focuses on the impact of the management of the
issues of delay and disruption upon the fulfilment of construction contracts
within the remit of the law (Keane & Caletka, 2015).
considered study is descriptive and will focus on the views from different
consulting firms, construction firms, clients in regard to the delay in their
construction projects. Purposive and responding sampling method will be used in
this paper as sampling techniques in which the literature review will play a
major part with respect t the questionnaire and interview that are used to
collect the data.
will disclose that the main reason for the delay and disruption are linked to
the construction contracts (JTC and NEC), poor management, time overrun and
costs. The study shall also provide a background on the case study of Carillion
Construction Ltd v Woods Bagot Europe Ltd & Ors (2016), which relates to
the two main issues; time extension and supplement agreement.
therefore recommended that time provisions and effect in relation to the
contracts needs to be avoided in order to delay the possible completion of the