News & knowledge
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24 Oct 2014
Centered around ‘Managing Risks in Real Estate and Construction,’ this year’s conference included thought leaders from around the Americas region.
Dr John Fletcher , 24 Oct 2014
Over the last year our Dispute Resolution Service has moved firmly into the dispute avoidance field in the UK infrastructure sector.
Lory Paterson, 23 Oct 2014
RICS is proudly launching its first 'Women in Real Estate' series for the Americas
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 23 Oct 2014
Valuation is crucial to risk management in property lending, yet is only viable as a service if valuers are able to obtain PII at a commercially acceptable cost.
Johnny Dunford MRICS, 23 Oct 2014
The Commercial Property Professional Group is delighted to announce that Nigel Sellars MRICS has joined us as an Associate Director.
Graham Ellis MRICS, 23 Oct 2014
With the cold weather now upon us (for those of us in the northern hemisphere!), RICS is advising homeowners to check their properties to help stop the predicted harsh weather from taking its toll on their property, heating and maintenance bills.
Mike Swain, 23 Oct 2014
Teams from the charity MapAction are on 24-hour standby to help bring humanitarian aid to the world's crisis zones.
21 Oct 2014
We are proud to announce the appointment of Mr TC Chetty as its new Country Manager for South Africa. Mr Chetty joins the organisation today and will lead RICS through the next stage of its strategic development in the country.
From 21 to 24 October 2014, organisations from around the world will meet at the United Nations (UN) in New York to discuss the creation of an international code of ethics for the real estate industry.
Allen Williams, 20 Oct 2014
A note regarding upcoming APC interview dates and participation
20 Oct 2014
An encouraging message from John Hughes, Americas Chair, on completing your CPD before the December 31, 2014 deadline
Laura Lindberg, 20 Oct 2014
Last week was key to showcase the role of RICS in the promotion of International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) and the pole position of Cyprus in the implementation of these global standards, thanks to the articles recently published by the main media in Cyprus papers.
The first Global Cities Executive roundtable was hosted in Shanghai on 13 October 2014. Co-chaired by President Dr Louise Brooke-Smith and CEO Sean Tompkins, it has attracted great attention from leaders of government, academia and industries.
Phillip H Gainey IV, 17 Oct 2014
The Appraisal Practices Board (APB) of the Appraisal Foundation held a highly anticipated roundtable in Washington DC earlier this month where a group of experienced professionals discussed issues around how to separate tangible and intangible assets.
Georgiana Hibberd, 17 Oct 2014
When I first started in the property business almost 40 years ago, things were very different for women in the sector. The whole workplace was very different; behaviours that are today a sackable offence were treated as the norm.
Graham Ellis MRICS, 17 Oct 2014
Energy bills are a major outgoing from a household budget. Chartered environmental surveyor and energy management specialist David Inman MRICS shares his tips on how to make savings.
Gillian Charlesworth, 16 Oct 2014
We run our survey of members’ opinions twice a year. Taking the temperature and views of the profession is absolutely vital to our success and to ensuring our continued relevance as the leading professional body in land, property and the built environment, supporting and promoting the profession and its standards.
Les Pickford, 16 Oct 2014
Les Pickford spoke with Greg Harrison of Howden Windsor, the RICS preferred UK professional indemnity insurance (PII) broker, about how firms can reduce the risk of suffering a professional indemnity insurance claim. Here’s Greg’s advice:
Robert Mallett, 16 Oct 2014
Smart goods and services required by cities around the world are worth a staggering £408 billion. Here are seven ideas from Leeds, England, on how to get a share of that prize.
Laura Lindberg, 13 Oct 2014
This week, RICS Europe presence at EXPO REAL in Munich was reinforced with several media talking about us at the international fair and highlighting the importance of our standards worldwide.
© RICS 2014
© RICS 2014