Category Archives: RICS Royal Institition of Chartered Surveyors

The Rent and Rates screw up and the people who achieved this for all small businesses. Worth Reading, Barrel-Dregs

  The Rent and Rates screw up and the people who achieved this for all small businesses. Worth Reading and understanding. Another from the Archives, updated. This article was written many years ago and sadly is still relevant. The problems of vacant over rented and over rated shops in town centres, whilst big Supermarkets dominate… Read More »

Would you buy a Pub Co Tied Lease? Not Likely, Read On. (Barrel Dregs)

  Would you buy a Pub Co Tied Lease? Not Likely, Read On. (Updated) One of the biggest problems in the Pub Co Tied Lease Sector is that you have two factions in the Industry, you have Pub Co’s and all their supportive companies and so called specialists, the other faction are the lessees, who… Read More »

Independent and managed pubs are driving the sector, (Barrel-dregs)

Report from the Morning Advertiser Independent and managed pubs are driving the sector Well, well, well! The major Pub Co’s would appear to have lost the plot, this report confirms what the majority of the thinking members of the industry have realised for many years. Free of Tie and Managed Houses are the only pubs… Read More »

Pub Co’s, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), New Legislation and Reasonableness, “Barrel-Dregs”

  Pub Co’s, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), New Legislation and Reasonableness, “Barrel-Dregs” A note from my learned colleague Potboy (Midlands), the foxy Pub Co’s would appear to have outwitted the poor old lamb, Pub Code Adjudicator (PCA), on would you believe, reasonableness. I can’t even think of a time that a member of a Pub… Read More »

Vagaries of Arbitration and the need for a switched-on Stocktaker and Surveyor (Barrel-dregs 264)

  The Vagaries of Arbitration, and the need for a switched-on Stocktaker and Surveyor acting for you.   Arbitration should be a logical resolution to any dispute, sadly with rental disputes it would appear not, from a recent case.  It is assumed that the Arbitrator is totally knowledgeable on all aspects of the subject in… Read More »

The implications of the Brooker Case on the misuse of Comparables in Rental Valuation

 The implications of the Brooker Case on the misuse of Comparables in Rental Valuation The Judge exposed the total inadequacy of the use and misuse of Comparables as a method of rental valuation. If anyone is having a rental revaluation, Comparables will doubtless come into the equation, because of the ease that convenient information of… Read More »

RICS integrity?

  RICS integrity? The alleged latest information on the latest decision by the TRVG (Trade Related Valuation Group) to not make any changes to their existing valuation policy, because they cannot see anything wrong with it, regardless of the Select Committees Findings raises interesting questions. Are they concerned about legal action being taken against them… Read More »

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Valuation?

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Valuation? It would appear that the RICS are now looking into a number of activities and decisions made in respect of pub rental and valuation policies over the last few years. They have up and until now refused to accept that their Surveyors would not over rent or over… Read More »

Thoughts on the RICS Valuation of Licensed Premises

Thoughts on the RICS Valuation of Licensed Premises Please Note the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) failed to respond to this? We would appreciate your comments on the Web Site Dear Sirs, I have been asked by a the Editor of a National Publication to write an article on the present RICS Valuation system… Read More »