RISE QS

Quantity Surveyors

Services Provided

Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management

When you need to outsource, to adjust to variations in workload, take on new projects or overcome internal resource issues, you can rely on Rise QS to supply high quality, interim support to your commercial team.

Key functions include:

  • Cost Planning and Estimating
  • Procurement of the work
  • Contract valuations
  • Contract cost control
  • Final Accounts
  • Audit work

Forensic Quantity Surveying

Rise QS can investigate historical events from commencement through to completion of the project, and establish due entitlement under the contract. The analysis and investigation can often assist in the settlement of both final accounts and subcontractor accounts, resolving both entitlement and liability, and releasing value.

  • Claims: preparation and rebuttal
  • Final accounts: which are the subject of dispute

Programming & Delay Analysis

Rise QS can prepare programmes in various formats for both pre-tender and claim scenarios. This work includes expert reports, for delay analysis.

  • Time analysis of projects in delay for extensions of time applications
  • As built programmes
  • Impacted programmes
  • Pre-tender programmes
  • Critical Path Networks

Contractual Advice

Getting the right advice on contractual issues is fundamental to the short and long term success of your business.

Rise QS specialises in providing commercial and technical advice on the details and mechanisms of construction contracts to all our clients.

Our clients range from single employee subcontractors though to international contractors, no matter how large or small your organisation our aim is to provide a complete solution for your business needs.

  • Selection and preparation of contract documentation
  • Advice on issues throughout the contract process

Project Management

The appointment of a project manager can greatly ease the burden by providing a single link with the construction team. Rise QS are particularly well qualified by training, experience and above all by their overall knowledge of the whole construction industry to act as Project Managers.

  • Supervising the project from Inception to Final Certificate
  • Advising on buildability
  • Providing value for money appropriate to building use
  • Delivering the finished project on time and within cost constraints

Expert Reports

A very high percentage of civil cases settle without going to trial. This may give some indication of the potential importance of the expert's written report in helping an adjudicator or solicitor determine the strength and weakness of the case, and thereby the course of the dispute.

Rise QS are highly experienced in the collection of evidence from project records and producing high quality reports for submission in construction disputes.

Reports include the following:

  • Quantum
  • Delays
  • Extensions of Time
  • Loss & Expense

Dispute Resolution

In today’s increasingly litigious construction industry dispute resolution is common place. Rise QS’s team of highly qualified professionals are able to advise and prepare documentation and advocacy to assist in the resolution of disputes.

Our team are fully conversant with varying dispute resolution procedures, including:

  • Adjudication
  • Litigation
  • Mediation