Sarah has worked at RICS for 12 years and has held various positions, starting off in Professional Groups; Head of RICS Scotland Public Policy; Head of Scotland’s PR and Comms; Deputy Director; and a one-year stint (a seconded post) as the Head of UK Member Communications working in the UK External Affairs team. She took up her current role as Director of RICS Scotland in October 2011. As part of her role, she is a Director of the Scottish Building Contract Committee Ltd (SBCC); a Director of the TDS Scheme Safe Deposits Scotland; a Council member of the Scottish National House-Building Council and a Director of the Scottish Government/RICS Scotland sponsored Scottish Arbitration Centre. She is also 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 , 22 Jan 2014
In September 2013, the Scottish Government launched the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme, which aims to help potential buyers purchase a new-build home from a participating home-builder, without having to fund the entire purchase price.
Sarah Speirs , 07 Mar 2014
RICS Pre-Budget Statement 2014
Sarah Speirs , 14 Mar 2014
Our professional group boards (PGBs) and forums embrace the wide range of specialisms covered by chartered surveyors. They are international in their outlook and are coordinated by individual boards and designated staff.
Sarah Speirs , 19 Mar 2014
We call on the Scottish Government to provide more opportunities and assistance for indigenous small businesses.
Sarah Speirs , 20 Jun 2014
RICS President, Michael Newey FRICS, visited Scotland this week as part of a tour demonstrating the work of RICS and its members across the country.
RICS Scotland welcomes the Agricultural Holdings Legislation Review Group’s interim report announced today by Rural Affairs Secretary, Richard Lochhead MSP.
Sarah Speirs , 26 Jun 2014
While further regulation of the private rented sector is to be welcomed, we believe full regulation would be the most effective way to raise professional standards in the sector.
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