Employers Agent

The Employers Agent role is a service provided to Clients who wish to construct new, generally uncomplicated buildings and want the security of a fixed cost via a design and build contract.

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Our scope of service is assessed on a project by project basis.

Once we have a detailed understanding of the Clients requirements, we can advise upon which key elements of the service are required.

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Latest Case Study

The White Lion

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Appointing AG as Employer’s Agent would normally result in us undertaking the following role: –
  • Analyse the Client’s brief and prepare a) an estimate of the construction cost & b) a draft project programme.
  • Appraise the site and if required arrange for a survey of the site and any investigations.
  • In conjunction with the Client, Architect, Consulting Engineer and any other Consultants involved develop a scheme for outline proposals.
  • Formulate the brief to the Contractors in the form of the employer’s requirements together with the associated tender documentation.
  • Advise on warranties, bonds, consents and licenses.
  • Negotiate tender from the Contractor to achieve a tender offer within the pre-determined construction cost estimates.
  • Sanction the Contractor’s detailed design.
  • Prepare the contract documents.
  • Chair and minute monthly site meetings.
  • Sanction the Contractor’s detailed design throughout the contract.
  • Provide full quality control inspection services throughout the contract.
  • Provide a full cost control administration service throughout the contract.
  • Carry out full quality inspection on completion of the works and issue appropriate certification under the contract.
  • Arrange commissioning and any maintenance contracts for M&E installations.

Our extensive knowledge and experience has led us to deliver a wide range of successful projects.


“My role is to manage the delivery of the D&B project, ensuring that your requirements as described in the project documents and Contract are met and successfully completed.”

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What our clients say…

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“We found AG to be very approachable and friendly – they are problem solvers, helpful, professional and have a great eye for the finer details. We will definitely use AG on other projects and I would have no hesitation in recommending them to other clients.”

Sean Dooley