14 May 2020 – Note and template Pre-start Checklist for use by Employer’s Representatives published

In preparation for the re-commencement of construction activity on public works projects, subject to Government’s confirmation of the measures outlined in the Roadmap for the Reopening of Society and Business, the OGP has today published a short note and template pre-start checklist for use by Employer’s Representatives (ER) operating under the standard conditions of various forms of public works contract.

The Note and template Pre-Start Checklist is available to download here.

The template Pre-start checklist is available to download in Word format here.

8 May 2020 – Update 2 to Note on procurement and contractual matters associated with the Covid-19 Response Measures published

On 1 May 2020, the Government further extended the Public Health Measures (and the Regulations) from 5 May 2020 until midnight of 17 May 2020.

The OGP has today published two documents:

• Update 2 to Note on procurement and contractual matters associated with the Covid-19 Response Measures

This is a further update to the Covid-19 procurement note originally published on 19 March and subsequently updated on 14 April (“Update 1”). The latest update to this note, “Update 2”, replaces the note of 14 April 2020 and is available for download here.

• Form of Letter Agreement for Applicable Period 2

This is the form of letter agreement referenced in the updated note, above. This form of letter agreement is available for download here.

22 April 2020 – Form of Letter Agreement for Covid-19 Ex-Gratia payment by Employer now published

Following the publication on 14 April 2020 of Update 1 to Note on procurement and contractual matters associated with the Covid-19 Response Measures , the  OGP has today published the form of letter agreement to be used for a Covid-19 Ex Gratia payment by the Employer.

The Form of Letter Agreement is available here for download here.

14 April 2020 – Update 1 to Note on procurement and contractual matters associated with the Covid-19 Response Measures published

Following the announcement by the Government that the Public Health Measures (originally announced on 27 March 2020) are to continue until May 5 2020, the OGP published an update to Note on procurement and contractual matters associated with the Covid-19 Response Measures.

The Update 1 to Note is available to download here.

This Note replaces the note previously published by the OGP on 19 March 2020 in response to the public health measures announced by the Government on 12 March 2020.