TPC2005 (now in an amended 2008 edition) is the first standard form Term Partnering Contract and was developed in response to considerable demand for a new approach to the procurement of term works and services. Launched by Sir Michael Latham, it applies the radical ideas in PPC2000 to a single multi-party contract that is the foundation and route map for partnering in term contracts.

Key features of TPC2005

This IntroductiontoTPC2005, by Trowers & Hamlins outlines the key features of TPC2005 and includes sample pages for you to browse.

Other Related Documents

Other Guidance and Contracts

  • STPC2005  A short form of contract STPC2005 has been added to the family of Term Partnering Contracts. STPC2005 is a specialist term agreement between a service provider and a specialist for Term Maintenance Partnering Projects
  • Guide to Term Partnering Contracts TPC2005 and STPC2005.  A new Guide to Term Partnering Contracts TPC2005 and STPC2005 has been written by Rebecca Rees and Chris Paul of Trowers and Hamlins. It provides clear, technical guidance on the clauses of TPC2005 and the new STPC2005 as well as giving checklists for:
    • TPC2005 Term partnering Agreement,
    • Joining Agreement,
    • Core Group,
    • Client Representative
    • Partnering Advisor
    • It uniquely gives an alphabetical index of TPC2005 and STPC2005 clauses and where to find them.
  • Introduction to Pricing under TPC2005 and STPC2005 .Written by ASG User Group members for users of the contract, this new Pricing Guide has been written to help Clients, Service Providers and Consultants understand how to structure and implement pricing under the TPC2005 and STPC2005 forms of Contract.  This guide clearly explains how to maximise the opportunities under TPC2005 to create clear pricing strategies and achieve value for money.  Covering fixed price to Open-Book and everything inbetween, an understanding of these pricing mechanisms allows users of the contract greater confidence in adapting the contract over a variety of projects.

The guide is aimed at those responsible for the selection and appointment of TPC2005 service providers which includes Consultants, Client Officers, Procurement Managers and other advisers.