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New guidance note: Valuation of residential leasehold properties for secured lending purposes
This guidance note is intended to support valuers undertaking valuations for secured lending purposes on residential leaseholds in England and Wales, giving practical advice and highlighting key considerations.
New guidance note: Land measurement for planning and development purposes
This 1st edition guidance note brings consistency in the use of the terminology applied to different areas of land for planning and development
New guidance note: Asbestos
This guidance note contains a comprehensive overview of the legislation and industry guidance that govern the complex subject of asbestos.
New guidance note: Subcontracting
This 1st edition guidance note covers most issues that can arise as a result of subcontracting on a major project.
New guidance note: Change control and management
This guidance note gives advice on how to handle changes proposed and made after a contract is agreed. It covers the role of the person requiring the change and looks among other things at the contrast between a change and a variation.
New professional statement: Cost prediction
This professional statement provides an overview of global best practice in cost prediction and the implementation of international construction measurement standards (ICMS) for cost management professionals.