Most QSs think the profession is not fairly represented by the RICS, according to an online survey by

So far the online poll has attracted almost 200 responses, and 69% think that the RICS fails to represent QS firms fairly. Twenty-two per cent disagree.

Nevertheless, respondents are marginally in favour of staying in the organisation, with 47% disagreeing that the QS and construction professional group should leave the RICS and 40% agreeing.

A group of the eight biggest QS firms is to lay out the profession’s grievances with the RICS at a meeting with Max Croft, its president, on 8 July.

The results showed that one of the biggest QS grievances is the proposed changes to RICS rules that would allow membership without a degree.