The way most people search for a new home has changed radically since the rise of the internet, but most people in the UK still buy and sell through a high-street estate agent – how long will this remain the case? Can the low-fee ...
A look at how Historic Environment Scotland is measuring the risks that climate change poses to its estate, the impact of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the collaboration between RICS and the National Trust and, in the Ma...
The RICS pathways and competencies framework defines the knowledge, skills, experience and level of competence that are required to become a chartered surveyor.
In this issue, the spotlight falls on defects discovered in 17 Scottish schools, which, as Michael Dignan points out, are a salutary reminder of building owners’ responsibility for ensuring regulatory compliance.
Lately it seems that a day doesn’t go by without a new report or article being published that assesses the health of the construction industry.
How do you manage yourself, your team and your business when errors occur in the construction industry?
Heritage can present itself to us in many forms. Traditionally, the word conjures up monuments of positive significance, so we rarely think of its potentially negative connotations. But it is wise to challenge our preconceptions a...
As editor of the Building Conservation Journal, I constantly find myself looking at material that is completely new to me.
The last issue 2017 explores a topic that has continued to develop throughout the year – technology.
In this issue of the Construction Journal, we highlight new developments in international standards, namely, the publication of the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS).
It only seems like yesterday that we were welcoming in 2017, and yet here we are again. So what’s coming over the hill in 2018?
Sustainability, environment, social value – this issue explores these terms and more as we take a look at the bigger picture for construction and the impact of our work.
How can the circular economy help address housing shortages and sustainability? This issue reflects on the question, and also casts its eye over telecommunications and tenancy.
At the core of all the services that surveyors provide is the ability to strip a building down into its component parts in their mind’s eye; this edition of Building Surveying Journal concentrates on that ability: building patholo...
On 1 April, the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards come into force in England and Wales.
The RICS pathways and competencies framework defines the knowledge, skills, experience and level of competence required to become a chartered surveyor.
The tragedies of major fires in recent years have cast a spotlight on safety standards, risk management and the Building Regulations.
Ensuring fire safety can be problematic when dealing with flat entrance doors.
I recently had reason to pass through the London Olympic Park, one of the inspiring green places mentioned in this issue of Property Journal by Kevin Joyce.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives