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Jeremy Blackburn, 23 Nov 2016
Philip Hammond is something of a political novelty, he is a Chancellor who listens. Our "listening Chancellor" consulted widely with industry in the build up to today’s statement, as I’m sure he will as Britain moves closer towards Brexit
21 Nov 2016
Today is the launch of the public consultation for the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS), which seeks to improve consistency and reduce risk in the global construction industry.
Kim Bailey, 19 Nov 2016
A talented young company director from Liverpool has won the highly esteemed ‘UK Young Surveyor of the Year’ title for his achievements in the property industry, after beating tough competition from all over the UK at the 2016 RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.
18 Nov 2016
Ahead of the Autumn Statement, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has today called on the government to take urgent action to ensure the delivery of affordable homes.
16 Nov 2016
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Australian Property Institute (API) are aware that certain Lender-Clients of Valuer Members have introduced or intend to introduce terms to Valuation Panel Service Agreements which deal with the issue of ownership of the intellectual property (IP) of those Valuers.
10 Nov 2016
House hunters are returning to the UK residential market after the June referendum, but may face a lack of purchase options as the supply of available homes remains restricted, according to our latest residential market survey.
07 Nov 2016
RICS is continuing to push for the built environment sector to lead in achieving its global climate change commitments as the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) gets underway in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7-18 November 2016.
27 Oct 2016
While the UK Commercial property market is showing some signs of a return to a more positive mood post-EU referendum, London and Scotland are lagging behind the rest of the UK, according to our latest UK Commercial Market Survey 2016.
While the Northern Ireland commercial property market is showing some signs of a return to a more positive mood post the EU vote, the flow of foreign investment demand continues to fall, according to the Q3 2016 RICS Northern Ireland Commercial Property Market Survey.
While the commercial property market in Wales is showing a return to a more positive mood post the EU vote, development starts continue to fall in a market where supply is already tight, according to the Q3 RICS Commercial Market Survey 2016.
Sean Tompkins, 25 Oct 2016
41% of young women aged 13–22 believe their gender will hold them back in the workplace; however, they claim that the rise of female leaders, such as Theresa May and Hilary Clinton, could help to change sexist attitudes and encourage workplace diversity, according to a new YouGov survey that we commissioned.
20 Oct 2016
Growth in the Welsh construction sector picked up in the third quarter of the year, following a slowdown in Q2, the latest RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Construction Market Survey suggests.
Building activity is still rising despite uncertainty in the economy, according to the latest RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction Market Survey.
The majority of UK construction sectors are experiencing a slowdown in growth, as Brexit uncertainty continues to cause concern, according to the latest RICS Construction Market Survey.
Kim Bailey, 15 Oct 2016
Following a major £1bn redevelopment, Birmingham’s New Street Station has been crowned UK Project of the Year at the 2016 RICS Awards Grand Final.
13 Oct 2016
New homebuyer enquiries in Wales rose for the second consecutive month in September, according to the latest figures from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.
New homebuyer enquiries in Northern Ireland have risen for the first time in sixth months, according to the latest RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and Ulster Bank Residential Market Survey.
Scottish housing market activity dipped in September with a fall in new buyers and properties coming onto the market according to the RICS UK Residential Market Survey for September 2016.
Home buyer demand is beginning to pick up across the UK for the first time since February, with 8% more chartered surveyors reporting an increase in buyer enquiries, according to the latest UK Residential Market Survey.
05 Oct 2016
A new career map will be unveiled at the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) World Workplace conference in San Diego this week, as a priority joint output of the landmark global collaboration with RICS.
Will Myles, 04 Oct 2016
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Edith Chan as our East Asia Managing Director.
04 Oct 2016
The Government must urgently deliver 1.8 million new rental homes for UK families, as new figures show a sharp drop in the number of available properties. New figures show an ailing rental sector that cannot keep up with predicted demand.
03 Oct 2016
A four-month search to find each region’s most inspirational built projects in the land, property and construction sectors is now on, following the opening of entries for the 2017 RICS Awards.
26 Sep 2016
A new international measurement standard will offer more clarity and consistency to users of residential property services, whether they’re buying, selling, renting or investing.
14 Sep 2016
A new project will soon launch to examine the conduct of professional agents who act for landlords or tenants during rent reviews. The initiative follows expressions of concern from members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) during the passage of the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill earlier this year.
© RICS 2016
© RICS 2016