Hear from the experts on the latest developments in surveying.
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Fiona Mannix, 15 Aug 2018
Population growth, urbanisation, climate change, development pressures and legislative changes all have serious impacts on how water is conserved, managed, stored and utilised.
14 Aug 2018
With GCSE and A level results being opened this month. We talk to three surveyors about how they found out about surveying and made their journey into a successful career.
Following his review of different facade types, Diego Alves looks at the performance of modern systems during fires.
13 Aug 2018
Disruptors are coming in and we need to respond accordingly.
Stephanie Bentley, 13 Aug 2018
We have pools of information larger than any library mankind has ever built at our finger tips; communication with anyone in any location in the world can happen instantly; new modes of production with robotics and 3D printing are available for very reasonable costs; and finance and banking models are being transformed through digital currencies.
Alan Muse FRICS, 09 Aug 2018
Not only do Grenfell and the demise of Carillion bring the UK recurring challenges to the sector, but globalisation and technological change threaten seismic changes.
09 Aug 2018
Governments around the world are doing more than ever to combat corruption and money laundering, however, money laundering, bribery and corruption still pose a significant economic, social and legal threat to economies and financial systems worldwide.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 08 Aug 2018
RICS, along with the CLA, Mobile UK and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) have issued a joint statement on ongoing discussions linked to the new Electronics Communications Code and have agreed to work together to improve mobile phone coverage across the country.
07 Aug 2018
With over 150,000 young people getting their Highers results today and thinking about their future career journeys, we highlight what initiatives the Future Talent team at RICS have been working on to help inspire the next generation of surveyors in Scotland.
06 Aug 2018
Significant trends – rapid urbanisation, climate change, resource scarcity – weigh ever heavier on our built and natural environments.
Partner at Kensington Swan Henry Brandts-Giesen considers the privacy implications of extending anti-money laundering legislation.
Susan Mason, 02 Aug 2018
Northern Ireland recently passed the 500-day mark without its power-sharing Executive, meaning that it is quickly closing in on the unenviable record set by Belgium of 589 days without an elected government. The tangible impacts of this are rapidly coming to the fore.
01 Aug 2018
Recent political scandals have impacted public trust in Brazil’s public institutions. Political corruption has resulted in mismanaged infrastructure projects impacting viability of public transportation, waste, water, energy and other public services.
Jeffrey Matsu, 01 Aug 2018
The latest issue of the National Institute Economic Review contains new research focused on the “broken” housing market in the UK and policy options for fixing it, following a successful conference on these themes co-organised by RICS.
31 Jul 2018
The RICS Digital Built Environment Conference 2018 brought together industry leaders to debate why surveyors must use technology to survive and thrive.
Sean Tompkins, 30 Jul 2018
Fundamental disruption to long-established status-quos within the built and natural environments is changing the industry at a rate faster than ever before. As a professional body, we have a responsibility to lead, through both ideas and actions.
25 Jul 2018
Bribery and corruption remains a problem in India, in part due to an eco-system that makes professionals especially vulnerable to financial crimes.
“Change is good, change is needed, let’s embrace it” were the concluding words from Chair Ann Bentley at the RICS Digital Built Environment Conference 2018.
Fiona Mannix, 24 Jul 2018
We were delighted and privileged to have Caroline Drummond, Chief Executive of LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) as our keynote speaker for our annual Breakfast at the Royal Welsh Show.
23 Jul 2018
A decade ago single mum Zoe King’s future was looking uncertain, so she started searching for a career that offered excitement, stability, flexibility and job satisfaction. Surveying, and in particular quantity surveying, appealed immediately. Here Zoe explains how surveying helped to turn her life around.
18 Jul 2018
The key focus of this year’s RICS Strategic Facility Management Conference was risk.
The continent of Africa is going to take up a bigger and bigger share of the planning and development agenda in the coming decades, with its phenomenal projected population growth, rapid urbanisation and complex problems.
16 Jul 2018
Peter Folwell MRICS, Director at Plowman Craven, recently delivered a series of IPMS breakfast briefings in Birmingham, Manchester and London where he discussed his experience of using IPMS, the benefits and the need to develop new consistencies. He tells us more.
Hard work and talent gained Helena Tibbitts a series of promotions and now the coveted Valuation category RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year award. Helena explains why valuation excites her, and why she wants to help more candidates from diverse backgrounds into the profession.
12 Jul 2018
Sami Ali is a Placement surveyor at Siglion, an innovative development partnership set up between Sunderland City Council and igloo Regeneration to carry out a 20-year regeneration programme which will transform the city.
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