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The FCM Partnership encompasses vast experience in the areas of Commercial, Industrial, Education, Health, Hotel, Leisure, Retail and Residential development and refurbishment.
Established in 1945 as a Quantity Surveying Practice, the Partnership has evolved into a multi-disciplinary organisation offering a wide range of professional consultancy services to both private and public sector Clients.
The FCM Partnership is a member practice of United Kingdom Building Surveyors (UKBS) Ltd, which is a national organisation with local expertise encompassing a network of 40 offices right over 140 professional staff.
All of our clients have been and always will continue to be, vitally important to us and The FCM Partnership is totally committed to providing quality assured, professional consultancy services to meet their needs every time.
The FCM Partnership is accredited to Iso 9001:2000 Quality Assurance.
The FCM Partnership are dedicated to pro-active involvement in the building process that will positively affect our Clients strategic planning, business operations and market image.
The practice promotes a friendly approach with a competitive fee structure involving a highly motivated staff and it is our policy to assign a Partner to every project to ensure efficient and effective client liaison throughout the life span of each appointment.
In 2005 the FCM Partnership achieved accreditation to ISO 14001, which is an environmental management standard. Our objectives are as follows:
- To influence clients, subcontractors and other interested parties to adopt sustainable development principles by avoiding resource depletion of raw materials and energy, preventing environmental degradation caused by buildings throughout their life cycle, and creating built environments that are liveable, comfortable, safe and productive.
- Establish and maintain a commitment to continual improvement in our environmental performance which complies to relevant legislation and in-house programmes in order to prevent pollution and decrease the FCM Partnership impact on the environment.
Health and Safety Policy:
The FCM Partnerships Health and Safety Policy is to provide a framework for organisation of Health and Safety within the practice. It is expected that those given duties to implement the policy will discharge them diligently and by their own actions and with their encouragement the practice will continue to be a safe and healthy place in which to work.
It is the practice policy so far as it is reasonably practicable:
- To provide and maintain equipment and systems of work that are safe and without risks to health;
- To make arrangements for ensuring safety and absence of risks to health in connection with the use, handling, storage and transport of articles and substances;
- To provide such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure the health and safety at work of employees and visitors;
- To maintain the office in a condition that is safe and without risks to health and to provide and maintain means of access to and egress from it that are safe and without such risks;
- To provide and maintain a working environment for employees that is safe and without risks to health and is adequate as regards facilities and arrangements for their welfare at work;
- To provide such protective equipment as is necessary for the health and safety at work of employees;
- To encourage staff to set high standards of health and safety by personnel i.e. in order that persons leaving the Practice should take with them an attitude of mind which accepts good health and safety practice as normal;
- To monitor the effectiveness of health and safety provisions within the Practice.
At the FCM Partnership we keep the practice Health and Safety policy under regular review and audit the practice compliance with the policy. Practice Health and Safety objectives, targets and policy are reviewed and formally agreed each year at the annual review meeting.
The FCM Partnership is committed to encouraging and supporting the development of its entire staff. Training schemes accredited to the RICS are in place, which support the professional development of its entire staff.
It is FCM policy to assess individual training needs and progress on an annual basis in the form of training reviews and provide the necessary support for further development. By adopting these standards FCM is embracing the improvement of professional consultancy services we offer to our clients.
Senior Partner - Stephen Nelson, FRICS;
Building Surveying Partner - William McQuillan, MRICS;
Building Surveying and Telecommunications Partner - Damian Murphy, MRICS;
Building Services Partner - Paul Armstrong, MIIE;
Quantity Surveying Partner - Michael McCormick, MRICS.
Telephone: (028) 9045 5188 FAX: (028) 9045 5252
Postal Address: 431-441 Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 1AQ