In the past 35 years, we, the promoters of GEM ENGSERV, have worked on the client’s side as well as engineering consultants. We have seen many people negotiate the fees with the engineering consultants. The word consultant in this article means an engineering consultant. When we worked on the client’s side, the people negotiating the fees were colleagues, pitted against a consultant. As a consultant, we have been in the unenviable situation facing a client who was bent on bringing the fees down.
All of us, who play a role in