Confidence and Security
Our ‘Regulated by RICS’ status shows that we practice to globally recognised ethical and professional standards.
We are bound by Rules of Conduct which set out how we help to protect the public and uphold the reputation of the environmental consulting and surveying professions.
You can be assured of the highest level of expertise and integrity in our dealings with you and in the quality of the insight and guidance we provide you. This ensures you have the confidence to make the right decisions for yourself and your client.
Our code of conduct ensures that we:
We apply these standards rigorously throughout the firm in a wide variety of ways:
In addition, we are an early adopter of the new RICS “Value the Planet” Campaign, which aims to promote the preservation of the planet through the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We will be integrating these across all aspects of our business to make sustainability part of our compliance culture. Here is our news piece about the recent launch.
These standards are in addition to our executive membership of COPSO and The Search Code, which provides accurate and high quality property-related information at the right time and in the most appropriate form, with a high degree of consumer protection.
Matters for which Firms are responsible and accountable. The rules focus on regulatory goals which adopt the five principles of better regulation: Proportionality, Accountability, Consistency, Targeting and Transparency.
Being honest and straightforward in all that we do.
Treating everyone with courtesy, politeness and respect and considering cultural sensitivities and business practices.
Being accountable for all our actions - Not blaming others if things go wrong. If we suspect something isn't right, we are prepared to take action.
Acting in a manner, both in our professional and private lives, to promote how the team and the organisation works in a professional and positive way.
Always ensuring our clients, receive the best possible advice, support or performance of the terms of engagement we have agreed to.