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22 Mar 2017
A new mandatory code of practice for chartered surveyors who support clients through the business rates appeals process aims to bring clarity for the sector following the upheaval created by recent business rates revaluations.
15 Mar 2017
New RICS figures reveal that the UK construction industry could lose almost 200,000 EU workers post-Brexit should Britain lose access to the single market, putting some of the country’s biggest infrastructure and construction projects under threat.
14 Mar 2017
New mandatory requirements on conflicts of interest for land, property, construction and infrastructure industry.
09 Mar 2017
The UK’s most vulnerable tenants are being pushed out of the private rental market, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.
08 Mar 2017
Conservative female Prime Ministers have not generally been known for their support of women in the workplace, however, today Theresa May and her Chancellor have set a new precedent. When we recently polled young women, 48% revealed a hope that having a new female Prime Minister would help overcome gender inequality in the workplace. That hope is now a step closer to being realised.
07 Mar 2017
A YouGov survey commissioned by RICS has found that gender discrimination seems to culminate when women take a career break to have a family. Half of British adults believe that women receive fewer opportunities, like promotion or pay rises at work, after returning from maternity leave than men in similar job roles.
28 Feb 2017
Following the review of widely used UK and international valuation benchmarks, RICS is now updating its RICS Valuation – Professional Standards, widely known as the “Red Book”.
23 Feb 2017
Channel 4 has today announced the commission of an exciting new series, 'Great British Buildings: Restoration of the Year', from Chocolate Media. The series features projects entered into the RICS Awards and the series will be made in collaboration with RICS, who will judge the projects. The first episode will air on Thursday 23 March at 8pm.
Demand for farmland in Great Britain has further decreased, having now been declining for the last 18 months, according to the latest RICS/RAU Rural Land Market Survey.
17 Feb 2017
Salaries for property professionals remained robust in 2017, according to the latest survey by RICS & Macdonald & Company, but the gender pay gap has increased from last year.
Kim Bailey, 15 Feb 2017
Over 400 of the UK’s most innovative and community beneficial property projects have been shortlisted for RICS Awards - across 12 regional ceremonies - including the overall Project of the Year title.
Kim Bailey, 13 Feb 2017
These upcoming two weeks (13-26 February) mark First Time Buyers fortnight and with this in mind, we’re urging first time buyers to become more familiar with the buying process, including the importance of commissioning a Home Buyer Survey before committing to purchasing any property.
10 Feb 2017
We spoke to chartered Planning and Development surveyor, Valerie Owen OBE, ahead of the UN’s Women and Girls in Science Day on 11 February, who is encouraging gender diversity in careers.
09 Feb 2017
Shortage of supply in both the lettings and sales segments continue to present a huge challenge for the market, according to the January 2017 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
07 Feb 2017
The search is on to find the most inspirational Asian female professionals, following the opening of entries for the 2017 Asian Women of Achievement Awards.
The future of the West Midlands' built environment could lie in the hands of the under 25s, according to industry professionals at the West Midlands Great Debate.
02 Feb 2017
Expectations across the construction sector have now regained the ground lost post the EU vote, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Construction Market Survey, Q4 2016.
Confidence in the 12-month outlook for the Welsh construction sector is at a two-year high, according to the latest RICS Construction Market Survey.
Confidence in the 12-month outlook for Northern Ireland’s construction sector is at a 9-quarter high, according to the latest RICS and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction Market Survey.
26 Jan 2017
The rebound in investment demand continues post-EU referendum, according to the Q4 RICS UK Commercial Market Survey 2016.
Occupier demand for commercial property in Northern Ireland rebounded strongly in the final quarter of the year, according to the latest RICS Northern Ireland Commercial Market Survey, Q4 2016.
The commercial property market in Wales enters 2017 with growth in occupier demand having returned to a pace similar to that found before the EU vote, according to the RICS Commercial Market Survey, Wales, Q4 2016.
23 Jan 2017
The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), the global standard setter for valuation practice and the valuation profession, has launched IVS 2017, marking an important milestone towards harmonising valuation practice across the world.
19 Jan 2017
Leaders from across Asia and the world will converge in Shanghai, China, to explore solutions for some of the most pressing economic and social issues facing the built environment sector.
The Welsh housing market ended 2016 on a positive note, with strong activity, rising prices, and more new buyers coming to the market, the latest figures from the RICS Residential Market Survey suggest.
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