In assessing delay costs for a compensation event for the people under NEC3 ECC option A:
Relevant People employed or paid by the Contractor according to the time worked and whose normal place of work is within the Working Area or who are working in the Working Area (the Working Area being those parts of the working area necessary for Providing the Works and used only for work in the particular Contract. The working area is the area described in Part two Contract Data by the Contractor).
So if a contractors manager normally spends 10 hours a week on site working in the working area as defined in Contract Data part 2, and 20 hours a week working in the head office, if then there is a delay to the completion date, is the assessment of the cost increase based on:-
A) Contract manager 10hours per week he spends in the working area?
B) Contract manager 30 hours per week. he spends providing the works?