JCT Digital – are you making the most of our latest online services?

JCT is committed not only to following best practices in the creation of its suite of contracts, but also in their delivery, including adopting the latest online services to support the drafting process and facilitate access to JCT contracts.

Flexible options to buy and work with your JCT contracts.

Two years ago we launched our current digital services, JCT On Demand and JCT Construct, unaware of the unprecedented set of challenges the construction industry was about to face due to the Covid pandemic -19. However, JCT Digital has revolutionized the process of writing contracts online, allowing many professionals to continue to be able to access the contracts they need and support flexible working through the latest online services.

The latter two online services maximize best practices and transparency by producing comparison documents highlighting the full set of all changes and modifications against the standard JCT text.

Through our digital approach and as we continue to adapt and refine our services, JCT will play its part in supporting the industry’s drive to modernize, be agile, flexible and embrace innovative technologies and latest online services.

The latest online services:

latest online services

JCT on demand

JCT On Demand is the quick and easy option for those who want to immediately get their contract in digital format, be guided to complete it and produce a clean printed copy to sign. The complete range of JCT 2016 contracts is available on the JCT online store.

Currently, JCT On Demand is the default option (where available) for products purchased through the JCT Online Store, although customers can still order paper delivery contracts if they prefer by selecting the option. “hard copy” in the format box on the product page.

The advantages of JCT On Demand:

  • Contracts are completed using an intuitive question-and-answer process, which makes it easy to draft contracts and ensures that the document is completed comprehensively. The questions change based on the answers given, so users complete only what is relevant to their project.
  • A Q&A and split preview screen lets you see answers in context and update them in real time.
  • Improved design features, such as easy-to-access document actions, an interactive progress bar, and an easy-to-navigate folder structure, make it easier to find and progress through contracts.
  • Printing watermarked DRAFT copies during the process allows documents to be reviewed.
  • Comparison documents can be viewed and printed, showing all changes from the JCT’s published text, ensuring full transparency.
  • Finalize and print – once ready, documents can be finalized, the watermark draft is removed and the final copies can be printed for signature.
  • All the documents of the 2016 edition of the JCT contracts are available.

The latest online services: JCT Construct

latest online services

JCT Construct is a subscription service offering a range of sophisticated yet easy to use editing features, allowing the addition of bespoke clauses, amendments or any other custom text. Standard plates can be created to easily replicate a set of bespoke amendments across different contracts and projects. Collaborative work is supported with guest sharing, to allow all parties to the contract to share drafts, edit and view changes.

A range of subscription options support single and multi-user and, as with JCT On Demand, the full range of JCT 2016 documents is available.

The advantages of JCT Construct:

  • Easy to use, flexible and secure online contract drafting.
  • The text of the contract can be modified, with automatic updating of clause numbers, cross-references in the JCT text and the table of contents.
  • Guest Sharing supports collaborative work between people involved in drafting the contract to share drafts, edit, and view all changes.
  • Version-to-version comparison allows to see any changes between draft versions and against the published text of the JCT, always guaranteeing full transparency between the parties to the contract.
  • Standard templates can be created so that standard change sets can be reused.
  • Printing watermarked DRAFT copies during the process allows documents to be reviewed.
  • Finalize and print – once ready, documents can be finalized, the watermark draft is removed and the final copies can be printed for signature.
  • Flexible subscription options – for the full range or a more limited range of contracts in the JCT 2016 edition, as well as options for single or multi-user subscribers are available.

You can find out more about JCT’s range of digital products and services.


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Veronica J. Snell