Written in the context of construction projects, this guidance examines design delivery management (DDM), situating it as a key process that connects the various aspects of the construction value chain.
This guidance note is intended for surveyors advising clients in relation to a dispute and gives guidance on when mediation should be considered, how it works, the benefits of mediating over litigating, and the consequences if par...
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 cross-industry code is intended to promote best practice in the letting and management of private rented sector housing in England.
A form to be used with the RICS Standard form of consultant's appointment, and RICS Short form of consultant's appointment.
A form to be used with the RICS Short form of consultant's appointment.
Guidance for members filling the role of project monitor, discussing aspects of best practice and the various types of project monitoring.
A form to be used with the RICS standard form of consultant's appointment and RICS Short form of consultant's appointment.
This guidance note provides an outline of the rating appeal system in England and Wales, describing the various processes involved in making a proposal to alter a rating list.
With the aim of improving consumer protection and maintaining professional standards, the code sets out the standards of practice that rating consultants must adopt.
This protocol sets out professional standards for the industry and, as a model for best practice, aims to improve protection for all parties to the valuation process.
Examines the general principles of retention, including areas such as law; reasons for introduction within a contract; levels of retention, and how amounts are deducted, certified or released.
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 2 is written mainly for the preparation of bills of quantities and quantified schedules of works, although the rules will be invaluable for designing and developing standard or bespoke schedules of rates.
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.
Produced by a cross-professional group specialist panel of associate and chartered surveyors, this guidance deals with easements known as rights of light and outlines current best practice for surveyors in this field.
This guidance note is intended to assist both members and their clients in understanding the main risks and liabilities associated with valuation.
This guidance note is designed to assist rural chartered surveyors who are appointed to act in arbitrations dealing with rural assets and property, whether as advocates, experts or the arbitrator.
This Code, now in its third edition, has been approved by the Secretary of State and is effective from 1 June 2016. It applies only to residential leasehold properties in England but practitioners operating in other parts of the U...
Outlines the principles of effective stakeholder engagement, providing readers with practical guidance through a series of 'real world' case examples and advice from experienced practitioners.