Sarah has worked at RICS for 12 years and took up her current role as Director of RICS in Scotland in October 2011. She is a director of the Scottish Building Contract Committee, Safe Deposits Scotland, and the Scottish Government/RICS-sponsored Scottish Arbitration Centre.
Sarah is also a member of the Scottish National House-Building Council, a judge on the Scottish Home Awards and the Herald Property Awards, and a former council member of the National Trust for Scotland.
Sarah Speirs , 28 Jan 2016
We welcome the UK and Scottish Government’s £504m funding package for North East.
Sarah Speirs , 19 Jan 2016
On the back of the Scottish Parliament’s Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee Stage One Report on the Private Housing (Tenancies)(Scotland) Bill, we've explored what this means for Scotland.
Sarah Speirs , 17 Dec 2015
The recent Scottish Government Budget brings with it welcome reviews to housing, business rates, infrastructure, and digital connectivity.
Sarah Speirs , 19 Aug 2015
The final principle-based Allan Review included a number of recommendations for strengthening and improving DRS Scotland, which the RICS in Scotland Board subsequently ratified for implementation.
Sarah Speirs , 20 Apr 2015
Thomas L Inglis, MBE, FRICS, FNIQS, (retired) was lately assistant head, Department of Building and Surveying, Glasgow Caledonian University. Here he details the bicentenary of the Scottish Mode of Measurement.
Sarah Speirs , 16 Apr 2015
RICS UK Residential Market Survey, March 2015: Buyer enquiries and house sales remain steady despite lack of supply.
Sarah Speirs , 24 Feb 2015
The long-awaited final report of Scotland's Agricultural Holdings Legislation Review Group was published at the end of January by Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment.
Sarah Speirs , 07 Jan 2015
We welcome the publication of the Scottish Government’s five-year review of the Home Report, and we will continue to work closely with them to ensure that the recommendations are implemented effectively.
The property market in Scotland frequently defies trends across the UK, and that’s particularly evid...
On Scotland bucks UK property supply trend in May
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