The RIBA Principal Designer Professional Services Contract is for the appointment of a Principal Designer under the CDM Regulations 2015 and is suitable for commissions procured on any form of procurement for simple, non-complex, commercial projects of any value, in which the works will be carried out using forms of building contract, such as the RIBA Standard or Concise Building Contract, the JCT Minor Works Building Contract or the JCT Intermediate Building Contract.
The RIBA Domestic Professional Services Contract is for the appointment of an Architect or Consultant where the Architect/Consultant undertakes a commission for architectural services for simple, domestic projects of any value, in which the building works will be carried out using a traditional form of building contract, such as the RIBA Domestic Building Contract.
The RIBA Concise Building Contract is designed to be a simple, clear and easy to understand and use contract between a client and a contractor, and can be used on all types of simple commercial building work.
The RIBA Domestic Building Contract can be used on all domestic (non-commercial) projects, including renovations extensions, maintenance and new buildings.
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