Service Charge Management, Budgeting & Admin

In appointing us to manage their commercial property and collect a service charge, clients have the peace of mind that their properties are being well maintained, meeting current legislative requirements, and that their responsibilities as property owners are being carried out.

We are fully aware of, and compliant with, the RICS Code of Practice – Service Charges in Commercial Property. Clients also benefit from the following valuable services, performed by our experienced management team:

  • Advance budgeting and accurate expenditure control, with responsive mid-term adjustments if necessary
  • Reconciliation of end-of-year expenditure, followed by the preparation of audited reports and accounts: reconciliations are completed within four months of the year-end
  • Identifying and budgeting for planned preventative maintenance to avoid disrepair. We work closely with our building consultancy team to ensure that accurate figures are included within the annual budgets we prepare
  • Competitive re-tendering of maintenance contracts in order that all plant and equipment is serviced regularly and at best value
  • Ensuring the most cost-effective utility tariffs and energy providers are used
  • Liaising with building owners and tenants and resolving any queries and disputes quickly and effectively
  • Legislative compliance relating to: the asbestos register, IEE electrical testing, health and safety assessments, fire safety and weekly alarm tests, engineering maintenance and insurance, Legionella testing etc
  • Arranging all risk assessments, and compiling and monitoring action plans.