Programming Services and Delay Analysis

There has never been a more important time to ensure your Projects interests are both protected and maximised.  The triple constraint of time, cost and quality are key in all construction projects however, when issues do arise on a project which affect progress, the associated cost can escalate.

Pyments Programming and Delay Analysis team provides support and assistance at all stages of a project, from tender to completion, to retrospective forensic cause and effect delay analysis. We pride ourselves on providing common sense solutions to otherwise complex issues, together with reasoned professional advice on programme contractual compliance, progress reporting and matters of disruption, critical path analysis and critical path management.

Whilst our ethos is to “agree as you go”, we appreciate this cannot always be the case; Should issues relating to time occur, Pyments are experienced in the preparation of documentation to assist in resolving disputes relating to time. Appointed as Delay Experts/Professionals on a number of high-profile and prestigious projects, Pyments also deliver independent expert/professional advice in all dispute resolution forums on disputed matters of delay and/or disruption.

Pyments Programming and Delay Analysis provides a quality resource, adding value and reassurance across a multitude of projects and sectors, it can either be used in conjunction with Pyments other core services, or employed as a standalone service tailored to the individual needs of the Client.

To find out more how Pyments Programming and Delay Analysis Services could assist your business or to request a free brochure please contact:

Key Benefits
  • Proven programming and contractual acumen, including track record of dealing with complex matters and disputes.
  • Representing Employers, Contractors and Sub-Contractors in both public and private sectors internationally, we understand the needs of our Clients, allowing successful delivery of objectives.
  • Prompt identification, verification and particularisation of entitlement in accordance with the contract to facilitate recovery.
  • Trained personnel in key Construction Programming Software e.g. Asta, MS Powerproject, Primavera.
  • Proactive and common sense solutions, in a simple to understand format without the need for complex jargon.
  • Multi-skilled personnel; all our programmers and delay analysts come from varied construction backgrounds: Quantity surveyors, Project Managers, Mechanical and Civil Engineers, we are fully versed in methods of construction and secondary aspects of programme management, such as cost and resourcing.
"Time waits for no one."

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To find out more how Pyments Programming Services and Delay Analysis could assist your business or to request a free brochure please contact:

Pyments Programming and Delay Analysis is utilised throughout all stages of a project including but not limited to:

Pre-Construction Stage

  • Fresh thinking solutions with focus on deliverables and opportunities to reduce risk and time.
  • Pre-contract advice on programme matters and programme preparation.
  • Programme verification and contractual compliance checks.
  • Tender, contract and baseline programme production.
  • Resourcing and cost loading of programmes, cash-flow forecasting.

Post Contract Award Stage

  • Assistance and advice on time impacts arising from changes and compensation events.
  • As-built programmes and progress monitoring (this can also be undertaken in conjunction with our sister service Pyments Project Monitoring).
  • Programme Risk Assessments and mitigation recommendations.
  • Recovery, target and accelerated programmes
  • Programme Audits
  • Agree “as you go” advice and associated production/rebuttal of entitlement documents

Post Completion Stage

  • Retrospective assessment of delay and production/Rebuttal of entitlement documents
  • Internal audits of programme management and delays post completion

Expert/Professional Opinion/Dispute Resolution

  • Experience in all recommended methods of delay analysis as per  guidelines set out in the Society of Construction Law Delay and Disruption Protocol.
  • Production/Rebuttal of entitlement documents
  • Expert Witness/Professional Opinion Reports
  • Providing reasoned independent advice in relation to matters of construction delay
  • Participation in all dispute resolution forums
  • Contractual knowledge married with Programming and planning acumen.
What our clients say

“We’re all very impressed with the work you have done for us…Pyments are specifically named as an example of the good record keeping practices that we should use on major/tricky projects.”
– Senior Quantity Surveyor, Morgan Sindall