We ensure compliance with a minimum set of professional standards and conduct, by incorporating the requirements of our professional indemnity insurers and professional bodies, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Our QA principles are embedded in our working practices, with a system of procedures in place, adhered to by staff at all levels. This ensures that clients receive the highest possible level of service. High levels of repeat business secured from our client base is testament to the success of this approach.
The high ratio of directors to other professional staff allows active director involvement and control of all output. This level of involvement enables us to provide the highest possible professional standards with the aim of exceeding clients’ expectations.
We are committed to protecting the environment and minimising the impact of its operations through a programme of continuous improvement.
In particular we will:
- Meet all relevant environmental legislation
- Assess and improve the impact of our actions on the environment in our daily operations
- Strive to reduce our consumption of materials and energy and use renewable or recyclable materials where practical.
- Promote the use of electronic documents within our company to minimise waste paper
- Recycle paper and toner/ink cartridges
Health and Safety Statement
We place the highest priority on Health and Safety issues both in undertaking day- to-day surveys and delivering our core services as professional consultants.
Our Health & Safety Policy is aimed at ensuring that our staff accept responsibility for health and safety, both in terms of their personal safety, and staff members who fall into their area of responsibility. Health and safety arrangements are monitored in line with current legislation, with any serious injuries or incidents reported in accordance with statutory guidelines.
All professional staff are trained in Health and Safety legislation, recognising risks, risk assessment and the implementation of safe health and safety procedures across all aspects of their work.
Equal Opportunities Statement
James Barr does not discriminate against anyone unfairly because of race, colour, ethnic or national origins, nationality, religion, disability, age, sex, marital status, income or social background, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, political or trade union activity.
It is the aim of James Barr to observe our obligations under the Equality Act 2010, Race Relations Act (Amended) 2000 and the Sex Discrimination Act of 1975.