News & knowledge
This section features the latest news and press releases from our offices around the world, covering all aspects of surveying practice and also current developments within RICS.
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Martin Russell-Croucher MRICS, 06 Mar 2014
We are investigating building regulation and fire safety regimes in Cambodia, on behalf of the Cambodian government and the UK foreign office.
Gillian Charlesworth, 06 Mar 2014
RICS is rated as the 50th Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For in The Sunday Times 2014 Top 100 list following its One Star rating. The list, which is compiled by independent engagement specialist Best Companies, features only the firms who record the highest levels of engagement following feedback from employees.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 25 Feb 2014
In a historic week of activity in Africa (16-22 February), with events and meetings held in South Africa, Kenya and Ghana, RICS affirmed its commitment to building strong and lasting relationships with national professional surveying bodies and collaborative working on capacity building, best practice guidance and international standards.
Ken Creighton, 24 Feb 2014
A coalition of leading professional bodies from across the world assembled at RICS HQ in London to discuss the implementation of an international property measurement standard for offices (IPMS for Offices).
Martin Russell-Croucher MRICS, 19 Feb 2014
RICS has been asked by the UK Government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the UK Trade and Industry department (UKTI) to provide assistance to the Cambodian Government on the development of building standards and better regulations.
11 Feb 2014
'Don't waste your love on somebody, who doesn't value it . . . in accordance with the Red Book.' William Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet.
10 Feb 2014
On Wednesday 5 Feb, RICS hosted the Qatar World Cup 2022 Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy at our head office on Parliament Square, London.
Joe Martin DMS FRICS MCMI, 04 Feb 2014
BCIS is developing forecasts for Infrastructure sector that will be included in the RICS Infrastructure Information Service.
Mark Goodwin, 31 Jan 2014
The RICS School of Built Environment (SBE), Amity University, Delhi - opened last summer - has this week received accreditation from a high-level international panel for its courses. The SBE aims to address the massive skills gap in the property and construction sector in India, and has the full support of the Indian government and industry.
Ed Nypels, 30 Jan 2014
The New Year's Cocktail organized by RICS and sister organizations BVS, RES and the Solvay Brussels School was a great success.
29 Jan 2014
For many years, the EU has been at the forefront of setting long term plans to guide its climate and energy policies. These plans remain some of the most ambitious in the world.
Simon Rubinsohn, 28 Jan 2014
RICS Global Commercial Property Monitor - Q4 2013.
20 Jan 2014
The deadline to complete 2013 CPD has now passed. Over the past 6 months, we have been in contact with many members to discuss their CPD obligations, and talk through any questions or misunderstandings they may have about the new system.
John Tracey-White , 14 Jan 2014
Super Typhoon Yolanda, which swept across the Philippines last November, has had devastating consequences on human life and infrastructure in the region.
Jaclyn Dunstan, 13 Jan 2014
The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals' personal bravery, achievement, or service to the United Kingdom and the British Overseas Territories. Here we celebrate the RICS members recognised in the 2014 New Year Honours.
Ken Creighton, 13 Jan 2014
The International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC) has launched a public consultation on new international measurement standard and has also appointed a Board of Trustees.
10 Jan 2014
RICS has established a new World Regional Regulatory Advisory Panel for EMEA to advise on the delivery of regulatory policy and strategy for RICS members and firms in the region. RICS Regulation provides assurance to markets and the public that RICS is promoting and enforcing standards in property, land and construction.
05 Dec 2013
The Government of Sichuan – China’s fourth largest province with an estimated 80 million inhabitants – has this week announced a partnership with RICS which will build domestic professional services capacity in the fast-growing construction and real estate sectors.
The launch of the new RICS Research Trust on Wednesday 4 December brought together over 80 leading academic, research practitioners and think tanks in the field of property, land and construction to learn the future of the Trust.
26 Nov 2013
Despite continuing economic turbulence, RICS Europe and its National Groups have pulled together to promote and strengthen the RICS brand further across Europe.
© RICS 2014
© RICS 2014