Conflicts of interest

12 ways RICS regulations should improve to help you get a better commercial property deal

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The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) looks set to tighten up its guidelines setting out how dual agencies should deal with conflicts of interests. How might this help to ensure fairer outcomes for tenants? While RICS undertakes its review, academics from The University of Leeds have recently provided the industry with further food for […]


Why SMEs need to know about conflicts of interest in the commercial property industry

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Are businesses getting the service they expect from commercial property agents? SMEs deserve the full picture on “double dipping” (firms advising both landlords and tenants) and the implications this can have for securing a fair deal on office leases and licences. Increased awareness of the double dipping culture may help to prevent businesses getting shortchanged, […]