Focusing on the fundamental question of why projects fail, this guidance outlines some of the most commonly occurring reasons for failure and offers practical solutions in the context of applying the lessons learned.
With reference to a variety of construction contracts, this note summarises the principal features of completion of construction works.
Il Codice deontologico RICS impone in generale sia ai membri sia alle società regolate da RICS di: “...agire sempre con integrità ed evitare conflitti d’interesse, così come qualsiasi azione o situazione che sia incompatibile con ...
Durch die RICS-Verhaltensrichtlinien wird Mitgliedern und von der RICS zertifizierten Firmen eine grundlegende Verpflichtung auferlegt, die stets einzuhalten ist: Mitglieder und Firmen haben jederzeit integer zu handeln und Intere...
This guidance note provides an effective framework for assessing financial viability, regardless of the regulatory regime in place, or the stage of the economic cycle at which the evaluation is being carried out.
Intended for use within the UK, this guidance is essential reading for all RICS members asked to advise in relation to renewable energy schemes.
This Chinese translation summarises what is meant by ‘change’ and how it is valued under JCT, NEC and FIDIC forms of contract.
This global adaptation defines cash flow forecasting, before giving guidance on producing a useful forecast, explaining how to use it to assess progress on site, and analyse actual expenditure against forecast expenditure.
Encompasses the wide range of physical, social, environmental and economic factors relating to sustainability that can impact on value of which valuers should be aware.
Summarises what is meant by conflict avoidance and dispute resolution, identifying the key issues that all surveyors should understand in respect of these distinct and substantive areas.
Reviews security and performance documents normally associated with a construction project, noting the main types of document, the parties to them, their purpose and general terms.
Intended to assist surveyors of all levels of expertise, this note provides guidance on advising clients as to how environmental and sustainability issues impact upon all aspects of land, property and construction.
The delivery of digital systems presents different challenges to commercial managers, given the wide range of technology that is available and the prevailing market conditions in this sector.
Focuses on the daylight, sunlight and shading encountered in the design, planning and environmental impact assessment of developments.
This guidance note sets out best practice guidelines for surveyors and clients on the use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) in land surveying and mapping.
This guidance note is designed for use by land, engineering and measured building surveyors who are acting in an advisory capacity and by survey knowledgeable clients who specify their own surveys.
By analysing five case studies, this paper aims to understand the relationship between the various design features and delivery mechanisms of a large residential scheme, and the end-sales achieved.
This guidance summarises what is meant by ‘acceleration’ in the construction industry; it also looks at how acceleration can be achieved and how it can be valued.
Written as a starting point in the subject, this note provides guidance on the dangers of asbestos to health and business, protecting professional indemnity (PI) insurance, complying with legislation, and implementing an effective...
This guidance note provides an overview of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process and considers the potential role of members in the process.