Hear from the experts on the latest developments in surveying.
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Ursula Hartenberger, 25 Apr 2018
How we are turning SDGs into action.
Fiona Mannix, 24 Apr 2018
RICS and the ICF (Institute of Chartered Foresters) were delighted to work together on their “Creating Value from Woodlands” event which took place in Oxford on the 17 April.
23 Apr 2018
It is something you do every day. As a professional working in the built environment, it is highly relevant to your working life. But how often do you really think about walking? Asks Susan Claris, Associate Director of Transport Consulting at Arup.
Paul Bagust, 23 Apr 2018
The recent IFMA-RICS Raising the Bar report found that FM as an industry is still focussed on cost and not adding the strategic value it can. Is this focus on cost driving unethical business practices? Is the Carillion collapse an indication of a fundamentally broken business model for outsourced service delivery?
Abdul Choudhury, 20 Apr 2018
Labour has just announced a new housing green paper, setting out its housing policy for discussion.
19 Apr 2018
Debra Ward is Strategy and Growth Director, Corporate Solutions, EMEA for JLL, where she, along with her team, help clients achieve their ambitions using new thinking and innovative property, workplace and facilities strategies.
18 Apr 2018
Lawrence Melton is the CEO and President of The Building People, a global real estate and FM operations organisation he founded in 2013 with the ambition of driving efficiency, investment and performance for its clients. He has more than 20 years’ experience working in FM for the Federal Government, including a long term at the White House.
17 Apr 2018
The rapid advancement of technology is impacting the day to day role of professionals working in the built environment sector, which in turn is changing the skills profile necessary for those entering the industry.
Tony Mulhall MRICS, 16 Apr 2018
The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) 2012 replaced around a thousand pages of planning policy which had accumulated over the years. It was intended to encourage an enabling role for planning, rather than what was characterised as a controlling role.
John Kraus, 12 Apr 2018
The built environment is changing - are you ready to harness its potential?
12 Apr 2018
Member firm, Mace Group is using its construction expertise to provide support to 85 Bee sculptures across Manchester this summer, as part of a creative event dubbed as Manchester’s biggest ever public art trail.
Studies have shown that millennials are expected to have an enormous impact on the housing market. Associate Dean and Director of the School of Real Estate, RICS School of Built Environment, Sunil Agarwal FRICS explains why it is critical for us to understand the way they think to ensure we don't alienate future home buyers.
Tony Mulhall MRICS, 11 Apr 2018
Bruce Katz a former Director at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think-tank on matters urban and governance, was in London earlier this week. Railing against populism and the sclerotic nation state he declared that from an early age he was ‘brainwashed to believe in hierarchy’.
Abdul Choudhury, 11 Apr 2018
Government have put forwards strong measures to tackle poor space standards and overcrowding in the Private Rental Sector (PRS) with a potential fine of up to £30,000 for those who fail to comply.
Abdul Choudhury, 10 Apr 2018
The government has introduced new measures to professionalise the estate agent market, coupled with the same efforts in the managing and letting agents market.
10 Apr 2018
Alex Holliday, Associate Building Surveyor, Bowman Riley is taking on the tough challenge of running 127 miles from Liverpool to Leeds along the canal side in support of RICS' Pledge150 campaign, and children’s charity, SELFA.
05 Apr 2018
We caught up with Beth West, head of development for Landsec, to gain a client perspective on current developments in the construction industry. The company manages a £14.5bn portfolio of office, retail, leisure estate in London, and across the UK.
28 Mar 2018
First meeting of Working Group on maintenance of Tenement Scheme Property.
27 Mar 2018
By mastering the full capabilities of technology, such as BIM, at a city level, we are able to create a completely customisable built environment. CEO, Southeast Asia, Savills, Chris Marriott FRICS explains why digitisation is going to change the lives of 90% of the real estate profession.
23 Mar 2018
Mediation is growing rapidly in popularity as a dynamic and multi-faceted practice in many countries, which has been increasingly integrated into both new and existing legislation.
John Hughes FRICS, 22 Mar 2018
In 2007, the proportion of the world’s population that lived in cities passed 50% for the first time. Urban populations are now set to grow by over two billion people in the next 30 years.
22 Mar 2018
David McCullogh, Chair of RICS' Leaders Forum on Fire Safety, weighs up initial industry submissions to the Hackitt Review and considers the future of building control.
Tamara Hooper, 21 Mar 2018
Both predominantly rural areas and urban areas with a significant rural dimension collectively contributed 28.3% to England’s GVA in 2016 which is a bigger contribution than London.
21 Mar 2018
Three unique housing projects are the first to benefit from our Pledge150 campaign, with funds going towards 20 bed spaces for young homeless people.
Bradley Parker stresses the importance of fire protection in a maintenance schedule.
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