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.
This guidance note summarises what is meant by a life cycle costing and whole life costing service for both new construction works and for the refurbishment of existing assets.
This Chinese translation summarises what is meant by ‘change’ and how it is valued under JCT, NEC and FIDIC forms of contract.
This guidance note assists professionals to adjudicate disputes relating to works carried out under a construction contract and works carried out under a contract to which the Construction Act does not apply, but under which the p...
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 joint guidance from the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) and RICS provides advice to construction professionals who are RICS members engaged in the practice of project monitoring.
A form to be used with the RICS Scotland Standard form of consultant's appointment and RICS Scotland Short form of consultant's appointment.
This guidance note highlights international high-level principles around how to implement and use BIM in the design, construction and operation of our built environment.
Simplified Chinese translation of the RICS global professional statement on conflicts of interest.
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.
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.
A form to be used with the RICS Scotland Standard form of consultant's appointment, and RICS Scotland Short form of consultant's appointment.
NRM 1 provides guidance on the quantification of building works for the purpose of preparing cost estimates and cost plans. It is the ‘cornerstone’ of good cost management of construction projects – enabling more effective and acc...
NRM 3 gives guidance on the quantification and description of maintenance works for the purpose of preparing initial order of cost estimates. The rules also aid the procurement and cost control of maintenance works.
This guidance note provides a professional practitioner or individual commissioned to undertake a survey with outlined guidance on fulfilling elements of a client's brief, along with unique aspects arising from the myriad of asset...
Employer’s agent: design and build is intended for use in conjunction with the JCT Design and Build Contract where an agent will be appointed by the employer to represent him or her. This guidance note considers the role and respo...
Delays occur on most construction projects, and always have done. At some point during a project, particular parts of the works, or the works as a whole, will not progress as quickly as planned, with the risk that the contractual ...
The purpose of this guidance note is to outline the different types of fluctuating price mechanisms available for use within those contracts, selection of the most appropriate mechanism for particular situations, and techniques fo...
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.