News & knowledge
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Fiona Haggett FRICS, 30 Oct 2014
Global Residential Director Peter Bolton-King and I were delighted to represent RICS as a green plaque was unveiled honouring Sir Thomas Peirson Frank, a past member.
Dr Sean Tompkins, 30 Oct 2014
The need for talent and skills development in China’s built environment sector was a recurring theme when I visited the country earlier this month.
Dr John Fletcher , 30 Oct 2014
On 1 August this year the South African Department of Justice published the rules for its new court annexed mediation scheme.
Barney Hatt, 30 Oct 2014
Smartphones and tablets have become part of the daily routines of many surveyors and applications are growing in number and sophistication. Here are five ways tech is changing our practice.
29 Oct 2014
Organisations representing property and related professional services from around the world met at the United Nations in New York on 21-22 October 2014 to establish the International Ethics Standards Coalition (IESC).
Richard Stokes, 28 Oct 2014
Last week we were joined by representatives from 16 other standards organisations at the United Nations in New York to discuss the need for a common approach to ethics across our profession and throughout the world.
28 Oct 2014
Precedent-setting ruling published after urging by RICS, others.
Laura Lindberg, 28 Oct 2014
Last week, different activities were reported by the trade media in Europe, starting with the promotion of our strategic case studies on FM in Poland and following with the publication of the latest Portuguese Housing Market Survey, among other stories.
Dr John Fletcher , 28 Oct 2014
Over the last three years DRS has built up strong links with all the statutory councils and voluntary associations in the South African built environment sector and draws many of its trainees and members of the President’s Panel from:
Alan Cripps FRICS, 27 Oct 2014
I attended the 50th CEBC meeting in Turkey earlier this month, to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The meetings were hosted in the Chamber of Commerce building in Izmir.
Abdul Choudhury, 27 Oct 2014
At our stand at this year's MIPIM UK in London, we received hundreds of guests: members and non-members alike.
Kim Worts, 27 Oct 2014
We set the debate for the property profession at MIPIM UK last week. Covering topics including diversity, infrastructure, technology and many more, we had a very successful and high-profile stand and conference session.
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.
© RICS 2014
© RICS 2014