MediKids Insight — Property

This page provides a selection of news, events and publications linked to the property sector.

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Fire Safety for Owners of Management Companies

The primary piece of legislation in relation to fire safety is the Fire Services Act 1981. Section 18(2) places a duty on persons having control over a premises to take all reasonable measures to guard against the outbreak of fire and to ensure as far as is reasonably practicable the safety of persons on the premises in the event of an outbreak of fire.

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A Clear Impartial Guide to Boundary Disputes

Chartered Surveyors specialising in boundaries are professional advisors with relevant knowledge of both property issues and the law. They will look at the problem, prepare any technical data that may help solve the dispute at an early stage and, if necessary, provide a court with the appropriate advice and information needed to make a judgement.

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Measuring Practice: Guidance Notes

The code applies to all areas of property agency, marketing, rating, valuations and rent reviews. In addition, all references to floor areas should be accompanied by a reference to the measurement code adopted. Any deviation from the Code should be highlighted in any correspondence or material produced. The National Building Elements should be referred to for Building Cost Estimation.