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Laura Lindberg, 26 Jan 2015
This week in Europe, different local media talked about RICS and its members in relation to different stories, such as the first launch of the International Property Measurement Standards in Sweden, the appointment of the new RICS Board in Hungary, the Portuguese survey or the role of RICS in Austria among other interesting news mentioned here below …
Paul Bagust, 22 Jan 2015
Earlier this month we hosted an enthusiastic delegation of facilities management students from the University of Rotterdam.
Robert Mallett, 22 Jan 2015
A trio of experts give their tips on how to get the best out of events and conferences to meet your mandatory requirement of 10 hours each of formal and informal CPD.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 20 Jan 2015
Allan Hunt MRICS, a director of AHR Building Consultancy Limited, tells you how to cope with BIM overload.
Richard Stokes, 19 Jan 2015
The outlook for the Japanese real estate market is positive even though the country is in recession.
Barney Hatt, 15 Jan 2015
Why building surveyors need to get up to speed with the benefits of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Laura Lindberg, 12 Jan 2015
The new year has brought some interesting European media coverage related to the role of our members in the region with articles on the Board of RICS in Europe, the role of RICS in Poland and in other European markets, such as Russia and Ukraine, with comments from our chairs, RICS Regional Managing Director and other key RICS representatives in the region.
Les Pickford, 12 Jan 2015
Dr Connel Bottom MRICS, Partner at BWA Facilities Consultancy and Member of the RICS Facilities Management Board, advises that facilities management (FM) costs principally relate to assets, services and management. So cutting costs in any of these areas can have a big impact across a business.
Stephen Shallcroft FRICS, Director of Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management at ARCADIS and a member of our Facilities Management Board, says that FM can help create competitive advantage if it focuses on what is ‘right’ for the business.
Louise Brooke-Smith FRICS, 09 Jan 2015
It was great to visit the coalface of Crossrail construction and experience the immense scale of this project.
09 Jan 2015
Our very best wishes to all members and their families for a successful and prosperous 2015.
Alan Cripps FRICS, 08 Jan 2015
We have given our support to the Built Environment Professional Education project.
Mike Swain, 08 Jan 2015
The vital numbers behind minerals production and the link to construction of roads, hospitals, schools, housing and energy infrastructure
Les Pickford, 07 Jan 2015
William Betts, Associate at recruitment consultancy Macdonald & Company, discusses the skills and qualifications that employers will be looking for in 2015 and beyond.
Dr Sean Tompkins, 05 Jan 2015
It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of our former CEO, Louis Armstrong, on New Year’s Eve. Louis had been battling with a brain tumour for over a year, and throughout his illness, he continued to show the great courage, humour and warmth that characterised his entire life.
Alan Cripps FRICS, 05 Jan 2015
Mary Dhonau OBE has become an HonRICS, in recognition of her high profile standing up for the public interest regarding flooding.
Graham Ellis MRICS, 23 Dec 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.
Laura Lindberg, 19 Dec 2014
This past week was plenty of good RICS news in press, including interviews with our leadership team on IPMS, the completion of the European Board, the recognition of our standards by important industry leaders, our role on sustainability and charity work, among other stories.
Laura Lindberg, 16 Dec 2014
A repeated headline in top trade publications and digital media last week was: “France adopts mandatory Valuer Registration system.”
Gillian Charlesworth, 10 Dec 2014
The annual Harris debates were set up in recognition of Jonathan Harris CBE, RICS Past President and founder of the CPD Foundation. The theme of this year's event was 'Trust me I'm a Professional - Recovering integrity, regaining trust'.
Claudia Conway, 10 Dec 2014
Did you know that you could be committing a criminal offence if you stray into providing services regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority?
Les Pickford, 09 Dec 2014
Stephen Shallcroft FRICS, Head of Group Property and Facilities for EC Harris and a Member of the RICS Facilities Management Board, says that facilities management needs to understand not only the needs of a business but also its workforce if it is to provide the most effective workplace.
Nigel Sellars MRICS, 09 Dec 2014
We had a fantastic evening meeting members interested in the arts world and a fascinating update as to some of the latest developments in the industry.
Louise Brooke-Smith FRICS, 09 Dec 2014
Diversity, professionalism, and international standards were the key themes during my recent visit to Asia.
Laura Lindberg, 08 Dec 2014
In the last seven days, various PR campaigns got the attention of the European and national media, such as the announcement of RICS at SIMI to fully implement the organisation regulatory and monitoring system for valuers, Valuer Registration, in France. Other media highlights were the new RICS board in Poland, new qualified members in the Netherlands, new Fellow Members and of course the launch of the recently adopted IPMS in Russia, Spain, Poland and Switzerland.
© RICS 2015
© RICS 2015