Hear from the experts on the latest developments in surveying.
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18 Aug 2016
Looted artefacts are reportedly being smuggled out of countries like Iraq and Syria on an industrial scale. Becky Shaw examines the law around stolen or forged items and what buyers can do if they mistakenly buy one.
Jeremy Blackburn, 17 Aug 2016
In his first spending commitment since being appointed Chancellor Philip Hammond has vowed to support farmers and regional development projects with a £6 billion funding package to support these sectors through until 2020.
10 Aug 2016
With the return of test cricket to the Kia Oval, London this week, we spoke to Richard Ashton MRICS, Project Manager for the ground’s recent development about what the re-design means for the local area, and his tips for becoming a surveyor.
08 Aug 2016
By 2020, it is anticipated that millennials will comprise as much as 50% of the world's workforce.
05 Aug 2016
As part of our campaign to explain what surveyors do and the value they bring to our society, we asked followers of RICS on Twitter to let us know why they #LoveSurveying. Here are some of our favourite contributions. Have you got others to add?
Amanda Clack FRICS, 04 Aug 2016
International collaboration opens the door to sharing the opportunities and challenges of building a diverse profession.
Dan Hughes, 01 Aug 2016
Data and technology can add value to what we do as organisations. This was the view when we recently brought together a small number of leading PropTech professionals.
David Morgan, 29 Jul 2016
Brexit will have a significant effect on the rural Welsh economy.
Neil Shah, 28 Jul 2016
I’m proud to announce that Peter Smith FRICS is now the new Chair of the Americas World Regional Board as of July 1, 2016.
28 Jul 2016
The evolution of the city as an organism has fascinated and captured the imagination of land and built environmental professionals for decades. In the wake of rapid urbanisation and the unprecedented growth of megacities, the concept of a “smart city” has dominated global discourse. Driving efficiencies, fostering sustainability and creating thriving, harmonious communities fit for future generations is at the heart of central and local government strategies worldwide.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 28 Jul 2016
I think one of the biggest misconceptions from potential role models is that you have to be perfect. In truth, we all have skills and experiences that are hugely valuable to share with others.
27 Jul 2016
NHS Grampian is under financial strain, but Senior Facilities Manager Preston Gan MRICS found a way to generate revenue for the organisation by developing a more client focused FM service to 64 privately owned or leased GP Practices. Preston shares his experiences on how he overcame challenges of existing practices, culture and behaviours to empower people and enhance productivity, turning Facilities Management into a revenue stream for the NHS.
Laura Lindberg, 25 Jul 2016
Although the referendum on the UK membership in the European Union has generated great discussions and uncertainty, what is certain today is that “Brexit” has been filling the headlines of most European media.
Amanda Clack FRICS, 22 Jul 2016
On my recent trip to Tokyo and Singapore, the changing nature of cities came to the fore. There is huge build demand as cities compete to achieve growth.
Daniel Cook, 18 Jul 2016
This year I have started to witness those across different ages and different disciplines take an active interest in the change that is impacting our sector.
Last week we hosted the ‘Cities in a Digital World’ conference as part of the World Cities Summit in Singapore last week, which brought together a range of internationally eminent thought leaders to discuss the increasingly complex array of challenges presented by such population growth.
15 Jul 2016
Business presenter for Sky News and business columnist for The Times Ian King highlighted partnerships with cities, founded on our international character and public interest remit as the right response in a global economy made more uncertain by the EU referendum result in the UK.
Neil Shah, 14 Jul 2016
This week we are celebrating World FM Day and we see this as an appropriate time to celebrate FM professionals in the region and note three important FM initiatives in which the organization is involved.
14 Jul 2016
How do we inspire the brightest youngsters to become building surveyors? First we should all shout out about the fantastic job they do, says Alex Charlesworth FRICS.
Ursula Hartenberger, 13 Jul 2016
Following an invitation from our UN Global Compact partners, our CEO Sean Tompkins addressed a group of business leaders and senior government officials at a dedicated Business Forum forming part of the High-level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development at UN Headquarters in New York.
13 Jul 2016
Artificial intelligence (AI) is already an everyday feature of our lives, for example personal assistants like Siri on our phones and Cortana on our PCs. We might not even know it exists, but it is there.
Laura Lindberg, 12 Jul 2016
Some weeks after the announcement of the EU referendum results, Brexit continues to be the number one topic in the press.
12 Jul 2016
Shyam Visavadia has made a career out of being a champion for young surveying professionals. Shyam was a finalist in the RICS Matrics Surveyor of the Year Awards and has gone on to found the Graduate Surveyors network, helping young surveyors through the early stages of their career. Here, we learn what his experience was like entering the industry and moving to the Middle East.
Founder & CEO at PN Hoffman Lamont “Monty” Hoffman walked the room through ‘The Wharf Project’, which will transform one of only two residential neighborhoods in southwest Washington into an exclusive, community-focused environment befitting such a desirable district in Washington DC.
Dan Hughes, 07 Jul 2016
The thought of autonomous vehicles (AVs) driving around our cities is both exciting and perhaps a little terrifying. They could alleviate heavy traffic conditions, create healthier citizens and go a long way in resolving some of the issues caused by the increased rate of urbanisation we are currently seeing.
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