Quantity surveying is likely the least understood and most misunderstood profession in the construction industry.

Apart from the age old Monty Python Bookshop skit where Ethel the Aardvark goes Quantity Surveying is mentioned and the BBC2 series Not the Nine O’Clock News “Ask the Family” skit in which both families consist entirely of quantity surveyors, the general populace would never know the career existed or…