This practitioners' guide will provide you with an in-depth comparative analysis of the key JCT 2005 contracts with their 1998 versions. It looks beyond the numerous changes of style and layout, considering the changes of substance and their practical implications. Whether you are a contractor, architect, planner, employer, sub contractor client or surveyor, this book will be of benefit to all those who use JCT contracts in the construction industry. It can be of assistance on site and referred to in progress meetings but it will also be valuable at the planning and tendering stages. The book is presented in a user-friendly format and layout allowing you to find the relevant material quickly. You can go directly to whichever clause or section you are concerned with. In each instance, comparison is made with the JCT 1998 form that has been superseded. "JCT 2005: What's New" is: practical, so it can be used in your day-to day job; concise, so you can quickly find relevant material; and, knowledgeable, so will aid you whilst carrying out jobs onsite.