Hear from the experts on the latest developments in surveying.
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21 Jun 2018
Eve Mallon, Project Management category winner RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year explains her award-winning approach to Project Management, what technology she uses to help her and why she loves her job.
20 Jun 2018
Whatever their actual job title, clerks of works perform a vital role in construction projects writes Rachel Morris.
Robert Jackson , 20 Jun 2018
The view from the Middle East outlines how RICS' public consultation will boost the profession while minimising exposure to financial crime.
Three working groups that actively celebrate and encourage a more diverse and inclusive property industry are taking part in this year’s Pride Parades to champion the contribution that the LGBT community make to the sector, and encourage more equality in the built environment profession.
19 Jun 2018
Nicola Dixon-Brown has been described as ‘a determined, person, who clearly cares for not just her own work but her team and her industry, a real inspiration’. Here Nicola tells us how she got into the career, what motivates her and why she is proud to be named Asset and Facilities Management winner at RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2017.
18 Jun 2018
Ash dieback has spread relentlessly across the UK since 2012. John Lockhart reports on how it threatens to change the landscape and will cost millions to manage.
As the domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards begin to be enforced, Melanie Kendall-Reid considers the pressure these put on landlords.
Graham Ellis MRICS, 18 Jun 2018
With various requirements in play for home surveys, Graham Ellis outlines work on a new standard that will clarify the process.
15 Jun 2018
With productivity proving a persistent issue, Anthony Walker explains how data can best be harnessed to boost output.
With the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards newly in effect, Daniel Montlake and Sivan Gelb examine their potential impact on the market.
Tamara Hooper, 14 Jun 2018
The Government has announced that it will be taking doctors and nurses out of the Tier 2 migration cap, allowing for other high skilled migrants to apply for those visa’s and ensuring that our NHS is able to source much needed medical professionals without red tape of migration quotas.
14 Jun 2018
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.
13 Jun 2018
Ahead of his appearance as a panellist at the upcoming RICS Residential Property Conference, Killian Hurley, CEO of Mount Anvil, shares his views on the need for collaboration within industry to help meet the demand for housing supply.
12 Jun 2018
Jonathan Manns has achieved more by his early thirties than most of us could hope to accomplish in a lifetime. His passion for urban planning, marked by accomplishments in professional and public life, have resulted in impactful leadership and sustained achievement.
Sporting events bring buzz to a city, region and country but in the wake of the event can leave the once buzzing space like a ghost town.
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.
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.
08 Jun 2018
In our 150th year, we're recognising the achievements and contributions of the profession, past and present.
06 Jun 2018
The 2018 Young Surveyor of the Year Awards are now open for nominations. To help inspire people to enter this year’s awards, we caught up with Tom Wallbank, RICS Matrics Mentor of the Year 2017, who explains why mentoring is high on his agenda and looks to others to help develop the industry.
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.
Martin McAuley, 04 Jun 2018
The challenge facing devolved government in Northern Ireland took a further turn in the last few weeks as Belfast’s High Court ruled that in the absence of Executive Ministers, senior civil servants have no authority to approve regionally significant infrastructure projects.
Tamara Hooper, 01 Jun 2018
RICS support the development of T-Levels as a high quality, technical alternative to A levels, helping in the construct of the Design, Surveying and Planning pathway that forms one of the options within the Construction route way for the new T-Levels.
Gary Strong FRICS, 30 May 2018
Ensuring fire safety can be problematic when dealing with flat entrance doors. Gary Strong offers advice on the regulatory regime.
Hew Edgar, 29 May 2018
Action on compulsory tenement maintenance in Scotland took a closer step last week as parliament agreed, following a vote on an opposition debate, to review existing legislation and consider the implementation of mandatory tenement health checks.
Tamara Hooper, 22 May 2018
RICS welcomes any attempt to improve standards and consumer outcomes, however it must be done in a holistic way and not be implemented through piecemeal legislation.
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