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15 Jun 2018
With productivity proving a persistent issue, Anthony Walker explains how data can best be harnessed to boost output.
With the opening of the RICS’ public consultation on a new professional statement to help property professionals and regulated firms address the risks posed by bribery and corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing, we take a deeper look at the threat of Anti-Money Laundering in the UK and why there is a collective necessity to tackle it.
With the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards newly in effect, Daniel Montlake and Sivan Gelb examine their potential impact on the market.
14 Jun 2018
Today marks an important milestone for the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative, with the official launch of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme, on the occasion of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Events in Windsor, UK.
The May RICS UK Residential Market Survey has shown a few signs of life as houses start to come back on to the market, but overall activity has remained flat and is looking unlikely to gain any impetus in the near term.
12 Jun 2018
Many contradictory predictions are being made about the impact of artificial intelligence in the workplace. Chris Hoar investigates some of the threats and opportunities for professionals.
Brussels, 12 June 2018 - Yesterday in a manifesto addressed to EU policy-makers, RICS and other industry bodies including developers, contractors, product manufacturers and professionals pledged to collaborate intensively to lead the successful digital transformation of the EU construction industry as part of shaping a sustainable future for the European Union and its citizens.
A new standard to inform global benchmarks on measuring retail buildings is open for consultation.
11 Jun 2018
Organisations are subject to continual change, yet their facilities often remain static, impeding progress that is critical to business success. We ask Dave Wilson, FRICS, IFMA Fellow and Director of Effective Facilities Ltd, how facilities managers can manage change to ensure that it bridges the gap between what an organisation has and what it needs.
Laura Lindberg, 11 Jun 2018
The European Commission urges the industry to use a unified and transparent system of measurement for construction such as ICMS - International Construction Measurement Standard – to attract investment and impulse the competitiveness of the European industry.
Sean Tompkins, 11 Jun 2018
Devolve more power to the West Midlands so Birmingham can reach its true potential as a world class city is the rallying call from RICS, as it underlines its commitment to the city by opening new offices at 55 Colmore Row.
Laura Lindberg, 08 Jun 2018
Physee has emerged as the winner of the 2018 Proptech Innovation Awards, initiated by Union Investment and the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC), with the support of RICS.
08 Jun 2018
In our 150th year, we're recognising the achievements and contributions of the profession, past and present.
05 Jun 2018
The International Mineral Valuation Committee (IMWAL) has boosted the harmonisation of valuing mineral assets through the release of the third edition of their standards.
04 Jun 2018
Meet Julie Fittock, a Chartered Surveyor (GP) working for Cushman and Wakefield, as part of a team contracted to carry out Property Portfolio Management for the London Borough of Bromley.
29 May 2018
Τριμηνιαία αύξηση 0.8% στα σπίτια και 1.4% στα διαμερίσματα καταγράφει ο Δείκτης Τιμών Ακίνητων του RICS για το Δ’ τρίμηνο του 2017
23 May 2018
RICS Global commercial property, Q1 2018
John Hughes FRICS, 18 May 2018
Our top governance body, Governing Council, met in London last month for the first of its two annual meetings, to look at future strategy.
18 May 2018
Europe’s construction industry requires political, regulatory and financial support if it is to harness the full potential of new digital technologies, writes Zsolt Toth.
17 May 2018
Last April, the World Built Environment Forum Summit was a place for challenge and new direction.
16 May 2018
RICS is consulting on a new standard designed to help property professionals and regulated firms address the risks posed by bribery and corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing.
11 May 2018
Scott McMillan, FRICS, is Advisor In The Office Of The Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Scott is not only a well-respected and highly experienced facilities management executive, but a member of IFMA and a Chartered Electrical Engineer too.
By Jan van den Hogen MRICS, Board Professional RICS in the Netherlands
Gary Strong FRICS, 09 May 2018
Gary Strong looks at the value of automatic fire suppression systems, in an article based on a recent submission to the London Assembly consultation on installing or retrofitting sprinklers in all buildings.
Anna Orcsik, 09 May 2018
Market players still look positively toward the future of Central and Eastern European property markets but they are visibly less buoyant than they were during most of 2017.
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