Bourne Estates Services

MAJOR WORKS PROVISION.

We are able to facilitate major works acting in a liaising and co-ordinating role between the client company, lessees, surveyors and other professional consultants and contractors. Such services will normally incur a fee linked to the net contract value.

LEGAL

Keeping abreast of new legislation is essential in protecting client’s interests. We have the experience to interpret and explain the legal complexities to clients whilst ensuring lease compliance by legal action if necessary. We also provide a quick and accurate response to vendor’s enquiries received from solicitors acting for lessees in the sale of a property.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

This is now a major concern for all parties involved in facilities management, as failure to comply with current regulations can result in severe penalties. Our experience and guidance will reassure clients that they are complying with statutory requirements in respect of asbestos, working at height and other health and safety legislation.

INSURANCE

Bourne Estates Ltd is registered with and supervised by the Financial Conduct Authority in connection with insurance business. Where we place business through a panel of independent brokers to obtain the most competitive premiums for our clients. We will process insurance claims, inspections and reporting.

COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES
As part of our management service we generally take on the role of Company Secretary of your Residents’ Management Company. This will enable us to fulfil on your behalf the statutory requirements of the Companies Act; keeping and maintaining accurate records, issuing share certificates, ensuring the confirmation statement is submitted promptly and dealing with general inquiries. On request we will arrange and conduct board meetings and AGMs, taking the required minutes and arranging their distribution.
ACCOUNTANCY AND BANKING

In accordance with ARMA best practice, Bourne Estates operates individual bank accounts for each client company. Our accounting software provides the essential information to prepare annual budgets for service charge expenditure and to provide cash flow information to enable Directors to make informed decisions on expenditure. We will monitor and pursue service charge arrears to recover outstanding debts, through legal action if necessary. We can lead our clients through the First Tier Tribunal (FTT) in connection with serious arrears recovery business which will be charged at a time cost basis.